Program Director – Business Learning
13 hours ago(2/19/2018 2:20 PM)
Number of Openings
Open until Filled
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Opus College of Business – OCB
Assigned Months per Year
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Program Director – Business Learning position within the Opus College of Business. Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
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The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:
Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits
The Director of the BUSN 200 Business Learning through Service Program has overall responsibility for managing the delivery of all aspects of the BUSN 200 program, which is a graduation requirement with an average annual enrollment of 700 students majoring or minoring in business. The Director provides supervision and management of the BUSN 200 Service Learning Center by:Forecasting, scheduling and teaching the BUSN 200 course
Hiring, training and supervising 10 – 12 peer facilitators
Independently developing and managing BUSN 200 program budget with responsibility for meeting budget goals
Maintaining program data management and generating appropriate reports
Develop and teach approximately 60 sections of the BUSN 200 course per year over four semesters, ensuring that the course is relevant to the needs of the students and community partners, using the pedagogy of experiential learning to engage students, facilitate self-reflective learning and enhance the intellectual growth of the students. The seminar style class includes both theoretical content and practical application of students’ experiences
Evaluate students’ learning and determination of successful completion of course requirements to insure academic integrity of the course The Director also manages virtual sections of the course using technology tools to remain in close contact with students who complete BUSN 200 while studying abroad.Maintain registration and academic records for 700 students annually, and generating data, statistics and special reports as needed by the OCB Deans, the University President, senior administrators, the Board of Trustees, the Center for the Common Good and external agencies. Utilizes appropriate software to manage complex data gathering and analysis processes to prepare reports and make effective presentations. Recruits, selects, orients, trains, motivates and evaluates 10 – 12 student peer facilitators, leading training programs that develop participants’ skills in multicultural community participation, independent and autonomous decision making in collaboratively agreed upon assignments. Represents the Opus College of Business in the non-profit community by building and maintaining partnerships with community agencies, directors and appropriate staff; assists community partners and students in developing mutually beneficial service-learning partnerships; maintains current resource materials for each community partner. Provides opportunities for non-profits to connect with students through the organization and implementation of an annual Volunteer Fair. Works with the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship in supporting and developing the college’s outreach and engagement activities in the social entrepreneurship and social business space, and supporting student programming such as the Social Entrepreneurship in India class.
Oversees the Living Learning Community "Business for the Common Good", in which in-coming first year students living on two residence hall floors are engaged in service in the community as a group to fulfill their BUSN 200 requirement.Represents OCB & BUSN 200 within the larger university community, including the Center for the Common Good and the Social Innovation Collaboratory Change Team. Acts as liaison to and works collaboratively with the Center for the Common Good, including assisting with events and engaging the Center in exploring and vetting non-profits for BUSN 200 activities.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant fieldFive years of experience in program administration
A Master’s degree in a relevant area of higher education administration, non-profit management, business or service learning
Experience with college student development
Experience working with diverse and multicultural populations
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.