Job Positions

Director of Professional Development and Engagement - 510454

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

Culverhouse

Institution:

College of Business Dean's Office at The University of Alabama

Date Posted:

Jan 6 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

1/26/2020
 

Position Description

The Director of Undergraduate Programs at Culverhouse will be responsible for working with all relevant constituents in leading the appraisal, development, and implementation of strategic initiatives relating to all aspects of the undergraduate curriculum.

Duties

The Director of Professional Development and Engagement (PDE) in the Culverhouse College of Business will be responsible for working with all relevant constituents in leading the appraisal, development, implementation, and assessment, of strategic initiatives relating to all aspects of undergraduate professional development and engagement. Broadly, this position will (a) build and lead Culverhouse College of Business new Office of Professional Development and Engagement housed within the Office of Undergraduate Programs, to include unit staffing, supervision, budgeting, and day-to-day operations, (b) engage in strategic planning for the unit and write grant and funding proposals to support key unit initiatives, (c) build and manage all aspects of Culverhouse College of Business required undergraduate Professional Development and Engagement platform (UA Business LEAD) that includes curricular and co-curricular PDE learning pathways and approaches adaptable to the needs of our various learner populations and designed to be developmentally appropriate for building student PDE competencies from basic understanding to mastery, (d) build and execute PDE assessment tools, multivariate statistical models, and sophisticated methodologies for continuous assessment and improvement of PDE efforts, to maximizing key student success outcomes (e.g., retention, graduation, career placement) in line with unit, college and university strategic priorities, evolving industry demands, and the new AACSB accreditation standards surrounding PDE, (e) create PDE resource materials for each of our 10 PDE competencies to guide faculty and staff in creating developmentally appropriate learning materials, and (f) create PDE resource materials for staff to guide them in coaching and mentoring our students regarding appropriate developmental pathways and the use of e-portfolios in maximizing career outcomes, (g) serve as a Dean’s Office representative on the Culverhouse College of Business Core Curriculum Committee to provide this faculty committee with ongoing guidance as to the integration of effective new PDE elements into traditional “academic-style” courses, (h) serve as the overall coordinator of Culverhouse College of Business new 3-course professional and leadership development sequence, including curriculum development and revision, cross-course coordination, and assessment, (i) serve as a senior advisor to senior leadership in the college and to units across campus (Office of Institutional Effectiveness, UA Registrar, UA Taskforce on Measures of Student Success) on PDE related issues and initiatives as appropriate.

Application Process

Apply at staffjobs.ua.edu.

Institution Information

Culverhouse College of Business The University of Alabama

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Dr. David Mothersbaugh
The University of Alabama
dmothers@cba.ua.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Masters degree and two (2) years of experience in college or university administration (e.g., academic advising, curriculum development and management, career center, student advising, student teaching, training and development, student success, engagement, and/or development programs or centers); OR Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of experience in college or university administration (e.g., academic advising, curriculum development and management, career center, student advising, student teaching, training and development, student success, engagement, and/or development programs or centers). Travel is required. Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include a Masters degree in education with a focus in higher education administration or related area, with at least two years of work experience in college or university administration (e.g., career center, student advising, student teaching, training and development, student success, engagement, and development programs or centers, or related experience; OR Ed.D. (or Ph.D.) in education with a focus in higher education administration or related area and some experience in one or more of the following areas – namely, student development or student engagement and success programs, creating and delivering professional or student development programs, program assessment/accreditation experience; OR Masters degree in business or related field with at least two years of work experience in management education or related experience in industry or government. Supervisory experience preferred as is a strong understanding of student development theory, student engagement literature, high impact practices, and co-curricular learning experiences.