Academic Program Coordinator for the College of Education

Institution
Kansas State University Global Campus
Job Description

This position facilitates the coordination and delivery of university credit courses and programs in the College of Education. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Program Development and Administration, who directs the Academic and Professional Programs unit.   

The person in this position is a member of the Kansas State University Global Campus staff but is expected to form a strong alliance with the College of Education and represent the needs of the college to the Global Campus leadership. This position will work with administrative personnel in school districts, K-12 teachers and academic advisors as well as administrators in K-12 and higher education settings.  In addition, this position will work with numerous entities across campus and is expected to represent K-State Global Campus as requested on committees and project teams.

This position is expected to work within the college to develop new courses and programs and to participate in the K-State Global Campus Request for Proposal (RFP) grant funding process to facilitate new courses and programs.

This position will be expected to actively engage in the development and review of the K-State Global Campus College of Education budget and any financial decisions related to the budget while remaining cognizant of how contributions from the college’s programs impact K-State Global Campus and the financial status of Kansas State University.

This position will be expected to participate on Global Campus goal teams.  This position supervises a student assistant assigned to this area of programming.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three (3) years of higher education experience or relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse groups
  • Proven record of organizational and administrative skills including the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Experience in budget management
  • Knowledge of the field of distance education including general status and challenges, student services and faculty issues
  • Demonstrated experience in development of programs
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Understanding of technology as it relates to online course delivery
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite programs, use of database systems and electronic communication applications
  • Ability to accommodate occasional overnight travel
Application Deadline
Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by March 29, 2017.
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