The Associate Director of Professional Programs - Degrees and Certificates, plays a significant and critical role in maintaining the university’s leadership position in professional education, especially in meeting the ambitious program and enrollment growth goals for the college and the university.
Under the direction of the CPGE’s Associate Dean, the Associate Director collaboratively defines the program portfolio vision, priorities, and execution strategy.
The incumbent serves as the operational manager of the portfolio, effectively driving key performance indicators and growth goals and owning the outcomes.
With a growth and innovation mindset, the incumbent identifies potential new degrees, certificates, and professional development paths, while also ensuring existing programs maintain the highest quality, distinction, and relevancy.
The position must collaborate with university stakeholders within and across the division and leverage external partners (in companies, government entities, and NGOs, for example) as well as workforce and industry data to identify current and future needs to evolve the portfolio.
The Associate Director establishes themselves as a primary resource for the university and an expert in the development and execution of self-support degree and certificate programs.
Providing work lead direction to a team of professional staff members, including Program Managers and Program Specialists, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring expected performance levels of the work group.
The College of Professional and Global Education (CPGE) offers a comprehensive portfolio of professional and continuing education programs to serve the local, regional, and global workforce needs.
Among the California State University system, CPGE is a leading provider of professional degree and certificate programs with over 40 programs across multiple disciplines.
implement mitigation strategies when progress towards targets is lagging
g., develop and implement high-touch communications and outreach activities to nurture prospective students through the enrollment funnel
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Classification : Administrative Analyst / Specialist Exempt III
Anticipated Hiring Range : $5,908 / month - $7,500 / month
Salary Range : $5,908 / month - $11,481 / month
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .
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