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Director, Program Development & Administration

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Department: Extended Ed & International Ed
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available in Extended and International Education. Screening of applications to begin October 10, 2022.

      Under the general direction of the Dean of Extended and International Education, the Director of Program Administration and Development is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing strategic initiatives that support the mission of the University and the CSU. In collaboration with college deans and faculty, and university staff and administration, the incumbent supports existing programs and develops and launches new programs which includes oversight of budgets, marketing plans, admission and enrollment services, and student success.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Assure compliance with CO and Stan State policies and procedures.
      • Work closely with academic program coordinators to ensure student success.
      • Assure proper registration and recording of credit for special sessions.
      • Act as liaison with Enrollment Services, Financial Services, and Faculty Affairs to ensure effective communication and coordination.
      • Responsible for issuing and maintaining contracts for off-campus facilities.
      • Propose tuition increases as appropriate.
      • Track applications, enrollments, program budgets, and student payments.
      • Ensure faculty pay letters are accurate and processed in a timely manner.
      • Assist with program evaluation and continuous process improvement.
      • Provide content for website; ensure information is kept updated.
      • Assist with course scheduling.
      • Collaborates with faculty, department chairs, and deans to identify potential new programs and markets.
      • Collaborate with the Office of the Provost to ensure new program development processes are followed and approvals are obtained. New degree programs, certificate programs, non-credit programs, and individual courses facilitated, both proposed and developed, support the University’s mission.
      • Assist budget analyst with revenue projections, pricing scenarios, and budget development to ensure fiscal viability.
      • Determine need for marketing research to assess risk of and need for new programs.
      • Assist Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications with the development of a marketing and outreach plan, including website and CRM updates.
      • Collaborate with financial services to ensure the schedule and course rotations meet requirements.
      • Work closely with the Dean and EE staff to develop, implement, and monitor strategic initiatives within EIE.
      • Maintain a high level of knowledge of Stan State, EE programs and initiatives, CO policies and other State of California regulations as they relate to extended education and self-support programs.
      • Stay abreast of best practices and new innovations in higher education.
      • Oversee EE’s participation in professional associations and community initiatives.
      • Assign projects and balance workload among direct reports.
      • Complete performance evaluations.
      • Approve timesheets, travel requests, and professional development proposals.
      • Apply conflict resolution/management to resolve issues.
      • Represent EE on university committees and at internal and external meetings, conferences, and advisory boards as appropriate.
      • Complete/manage special projects as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:  Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

      Experience:  Full-time equivalent of five years of experience in academic program development and administration.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • PhD/EdD from a regionally accredited university.
      • Seven years of experience in a self-support higher education unit.
      • Three years of supervisory experience.
      • Two years of budget development and oversight.
    • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Understanding of enrollment management, financial aid, and student retention initiatives.
      • Understanding of accreditation requirements.
      • Experience managing self-support programs.
      • Project management, communications, and supervisory experience.
      • Experience working with academic partners/colleges in development and administration of self-support programs.
      • Experience working in higher education and on cross-functional teams.
      • Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to form external relationships and partnerships.
    • Special Conditions
    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at:
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary

    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 10, 2022. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)

    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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