Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Fri Apr 12 2019 Job Description:
A Director of a graduate program is a faculty member with administrative responsibilities for graduate academic programs. S/he provides leadership in academic matters and is responsible to the Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. In accordance with University policies and procedures, the program Director functions to ensure the quality of instruction, curriculum and faculty development within the program. This is a 12-month position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties of the Director of a graduate program shall include, but are not limited to, those listed below. The categories are listed alphabetically, not according to importance:
Provide leadership for program development and refinement
In collaboration with the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, develop and implement plans for student recruitment
Follow-up on student inquiries
Review applications for recommendations related to acceptance
Assist in the development of program advertisements and materials for publication
Participate in information sessions and graduate fairs, when needed
Serve actively on the Graduate Council
Serve as the liaison between faculty members of the program and the administration on mutual concerns of the program faculty and the administration
For programs with advisory councils, provide leadership to the council
Review and evaluate existing programs in terms of objectives, content, prerequisites, method and credit; collaborate with program faculty to develop new courses and programs when needed
Prepare recommendations on course offerings in collaboration with the Dean
Plan a regular cycle of course offerings and prepare/revise the program sections as appropriate
Furnish copies of all program syllabi to the Office of the Dean
In collaboration with the Dean, consult with undergraduate departments or other graduate programs that may be impacted by a proposed program curriculum change
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
No substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
Earned doctorate in a discipline offered at Salve Regina University with qualifications for the rank of tenure at associate or full-professor.
Demonstrated expertise with academic program development, innovative teaching methods and technologically mediated learning.
Strong supervisory skills preferably within higher education.
Basic knowledge of personnel regulations.
Analysis, forecasting and planning skills.
Knowledge and respect for faculty governance principles.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Internal Number: 109463
About Salve Regina University
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.