ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, MBA STUDENT AFFAIRS
|Req #: ||139956 |
|Department: ||Michael G. Foster School of Business |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||11/22/2016 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: || |
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
|Notes: || As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position please visit our websiteBenefits page. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
The Michael G. Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director, MBA Student Affairs.
Advising & Student Performance:
Advise and counsel students on Foster School and UW academic policies and procedures.
Advise and provide students with periodic academic audits; including degree progress, remaining requirements, and graduation timelines.
Advise and counsel current students on curriculum requirements and class offerings.
Identify, administer and deliver resources within and outside of the program to assist students with academic performance.
Administer and oversee an annual review and update of the student handbooks of program and University policies, procedures, and services for incoming students.
Administer process for handling students' requirements for MBA day and evening programs, including tracking requests and completing forms and letters.
Student Services Programming:
Oversee planning and execution of incoming MBA student opening events; including orientations, leadership development classes, and skills building preparation courses.
Manage and oversee execution of recurring student services events, such as coffee breaks, dinners, and workshop series.
Oversee execution of Strategic Consulting Program events.
Plan and administer annual MBA graduation ceremony planning committee serving in the role as Chair of the committee.
Oversee, plan and administer the implementation of the external case competition process, advising students on procedures including applications, travel, and serving as staff representative when needed.
Full-time and Evening MBA Student Clubs, MBAA Executive Boards, and Honor Council Advising :
MBA Program Office liaison to the Honor Council; includes educating incoming classes to ensure that honor council student representatives receive proper training, and help to enforce the yearly honor code acknowledgment.
Advise student groups on event planning; including use of University facilities and resources.
Assist student organizations with yearly training and transition of officers.
Attend student organization meetings as needed.
Admissions, Recruitment and Communications Administration :
Write and coordinate content for weekly e-mail and web newsletter; including Foster, UW and program office announcements for current MBA students.
Monitor social media sites and contribute content.
Contribute to the Full-time and Evening MBA admitted student newsletters.
Participate in Full-time and Evening MBA on-campus admissions events when needed.
Attend summer incoming student events to engage with new students. Assist with the transition of students from admitted student status to current student status.
| Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related field. |
4-5 years' experience in a professional or graduate school student services program or office; preferably at a school of business
Demonstrated strong interpersonal communications skills
Program management and/or event coordination experience a must
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| MBA, Masters in Higher Education Administration, Masters in Communications or a Masters in a related field |
Experience using UW systems such as MyGrad and SDB, or other similar university systems highly preferred
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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