Associate Director of Admissions - Continuing Education and Outreach

Stetson University
Deland, FL
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Position Type
Associate Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Associate Director of Admissions - Continuing Education and Outreach Tracking Code850-280Job DescriptionDevelop, lead and implement a comprehensive strategy for the Continuing Education and Outreach Department to diversify and advance innovative opportunities for learners of all ages. Programs may include degree completion programs, online and blended courses, short and long term education programs, pre and post baccalaureate practicum experiences, English language pathway programs, dual-enrollment programs at local high schools, continuing education, credential earning and maintenance programs, as well as yet to be defined educational opportunities.
The programs of CEO are intended to provide a pathway to Stetson’s premier undergraduate and graduate programs while ensuring that the innovative CEO programs illustrate the importance of a Stetson education to a broad group of stakeholders. In close collaboration with the Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Admission and the Director of Stetson’s HATS, the Associate Director will create opportunities that expand Stetson’s reach beyond Deland but to broader communities nationally.


*Strategy, Policy & Vision:*

* Develop and lead a comprehensive strategy that empowers all aspects of Continuing Education and Outreach to meet its vision
* Participate in long and short-term planning for the University representing the educational outreach and enrichment, community relations partnerships and continuing education and lifelong learning functions of the University
* Identify and promote innovative educational opportunities responsive to economic, social, and market trends
* Envision and implement best practices that maximize responsiveness and effectiveness of educational opportunities for people of all ages
* Contribute to the development and review of University policies

*Continuing Education and Outreach Credit and continuing and enrichment Programming:*

* Lead the development of non-credit and enrichment related programs including but not limited to degree completion programs, certificates, lifelong learning programs, summer programming, winter break programming, English language programming, dual-enrollment programs in cooperation with local high schools, and other related activities. Collaborate with Deans, Program Directors, and Faculty in the visioning, development, and implementation of new programming
* Identify potential new student populations including but not limited to high school dual-enrollment programs and international pathways programs
* Comply with accreditation standards and develop agreements related to Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Dual-Enrollment, International Language Certifications, and Workforce programs and services
* Integrate emerging instructional programs and technologies into workforce and continuing education offerings and services

*Community relations, educational outreach and partnerships:*

* Participate in local, regional, national and international consortia, partnerships, councils, and other organizations to promote, plan and develop enrichment, outreach and other activities
* Participate in executive level committees and serve as liaison to community entities regarding adult and continuing education
* Interact with business, governmental, municipal and community agencies to further strategic alliances

*Fiscal and Administrative Management:*

* In collaboration with the Director of Graduate Admission, develop the annual Continuing Education and Outreach budget
* Identify opportunities for grants and collaboration with partners to assist in the funding of educational opportunities at Stetson University
* In collaboration with the Director of Graduate Admission and university academic leaders, establish the vision and lead Continuing Education and Outreach’s marketing, admission, and administrative processes
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* Supports the daily activities and functions of the Enrollment Management Division, the Graduate department, and the Vice President for Enrollment Management as required
* May represent the Enrollment Management Division and/or the Vice President for Enrollment Management on various community and university committees, organizations, or groups
* Other duties as assigned

*Minimum Education:* Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred
Required Skills
* Entrepreneurial passion for innovation, including demonstrative responsiveness to higher education/adult learner trends and success in meeting enrollment and financial goals
* Evidence of effective self-motivation, sound judgement and diplomacy
* Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication
Required Experience
* Bachelor’s Degree require; Master's degree preferred
* 5-8 years of progressive management experience in higher education
* Significant administrative and leadership experience in higher education, and with continuing education and adult learners
* Experience defining and measuring learning outcomes, program excellence, and student success
* Understanding of sound institutional financial practices and demonstrated responsibility for fiscal and operational success of such programs

Salary Grade: 8
Completed COVID-19 Vaccine status required
Job LocationDeLand, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular