This position 1) oversees the daily operations of the University College Living Learning Community and develops and implements all program duties and responsibilities for the University College Program; 2) manages co-curricular activities related to the undergraduate curriculum of the UC Program; 3) supports recruitment and admission efforts with parents and incoming students by coordinating events for prospective and current students to ensure their enrollment and retention in the programs; 4.) manages enrollment and placement data in Complex Problems course; 5.) builds community partnership with: Office of Campus Life, Housing and Dining Programs, academic units, and the Faculty Fellows; 6.) manages the University College budget; 7.) coordinates with Office of Institutional Research and Director, Student Success and Assessment regarding the assessment of the University College program; 8.) coordinates with academic unit Associate Deans or designees to plan and schedule 140 sections of Complex Problems courses; 9.) recruits, trains, and supervises UC Peer Mentors; 10) Coordinates with Manager of AU Core Curriculum.
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.
Bachelor’s degree is required or the equivalent in education, training, and experience. Master's degree is preferred.
Five to seven years of relevant work experience in higher education administration
Prior experience managing a budget and coordinating undergraduate education programs
Ability to develop and implement events and activities
Effective organizational, fiscal, and administrative skills
Possess a solid understanding of higher education and university policies and be highly discreet
Ability to multitask and be a resourceful problem solver as well as a creative and deliberate planner
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and individually
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Familiarity with FileMaker Pro, Share Point, Photoshop, and Datatel is helpful
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.