Assistant Director U24 Office of Professional Learning Review 301 W. State Street Trenton, NJ 08618
Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. At Thomas Edison State University we embrace a diverse and dynamic workforce that drives innovation, learner success and organizational growth. We welcome you to apply to be a part of our team.
Summary / Definition:
The Office of Professional Learning Review is an entrepreneurial unit. The Office is responsible for working with the Deans of the schools at the University to identify organizations, apprenticeships, licenses, and certificates to review for college credit. The Office manages and facilitates the Review according to the standards set forth by the University to maintain academic integrity. The cultivation and communication of the review to internal and external stakeholders is an important component of the work that is done by the Office. The incumbent will be responsible for meeting with internal and external stakeholders to ensure end-to-end management of the Review. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for working with their supervisor to create data reports regarding the use of the reviews within the University as well as to inform marketing strategies.
Under the coordination and supervision of the Assistant Provost for Learning Outcomes, this position is responsible for independently performing professional work of considerable difficulty using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; may take the lead over other staff members, and oversee their work.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by a Master's degree in a field related to the position to be filled or an equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
Experience: Three years professional experience in an institution of higher education or in education, higher education or other field that is directly related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
The minimum education experience standards for positions classified under this class title will vary depending upon the requirements of the specific position to be filled. In each case, these minimums will be determined at the discretion of the appointing authority.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
Examples of Work:
Office of Professional Learning Responsibilities: - Organizes assigned work and develops appropriate methods for meeting goals and objectives. - Continuously reviews and evaluates workload; develops and implements improved methods as required. - Develops and recommends an appropriate budget for program reviews. - Develops and maintains schedules for reviews. - Assists in the maintenance of databases relevant to program reviews. - Assists in the management of the Office website. - May assign and supervise the work of clerical part-time and/or student aides. - Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations. - Communicates clearly and in a timely manner with clients; provides follow-up with clients as appropriate. - Attends and participates in meetings or college events related to assigned responsibilities. - Prepares correspondence in the course of official duties. - Maintains essential records and files. - Enforces Office policies and maintains academic standards.
- In conjunction with the supervisor, maintain and build relationships with clients. - In conjunction with the staff, ensure end-to-end management of academic program reviews, including communications, planning, execution, and reporting. - Assist in planning and execution of academic program reviews for a variety of clients and programs, including corporate, nonprofit, military, utilities, and labor unions. - Compile and analyze statistical, financial and other data. - Develop informative materials for publication in print, web, and social media. - Represent the college at conferences, meetings, seminars and with the public as required. - May serve on College standing and ad hoc committees. - Other projects as assigned by the Director and/or Vice Provost.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to organize assigned work, analyze problems, and develop and maintain effective work methods. - Ability to create and deliver effective public presentations. - Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. - Ability to recruit, work with, and manage consultants. - Ability to analyze data and interpret findings. - Ability to plan, develop, and adhere to a budget for activities supervised. - Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations. - Ability to represent the college at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public. - Ability to prepare correspondence. - Ability to maintain essential, confidential records and files.
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.