Director Weekend Program and Director of Institutional Reporting
Job no: 494860
Full time/Part time: Full-time
The Director of JD Part-time Program will manage the planning and delivery of all non-academic and some academically-focused student services programs and special events for the Part-time Law Degree/New Weekend Program. The incumbent will interact with numerous constituents (students, faculty, staff, among others) to design, schedule, coordinate, and oversee the delivery of programming. The Director manages all of the logistical details associated with these offerings. Through surveys and consultation with program participants (students, staff, faculty, and other participants), the Director designs new offerings while evaluating the effectiveness of existing programming and makes refinements as necessary.
The Director of Institutional Reporting/Research, is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and developing improved methods to access, extract, manage Law School institutional data. The Director will provide verification of data integrity and reliability, and assist in the preparation of institutional reports, accreditation documents and compliance submissions. The Director will work closely with various Law School and University Departments and Information Specialists and stay abreast of University Computing advancements and Information Technology developments as they relate to changing administrative processes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Academic Support -The Director manages the production and distribution of academic materials; set up and manage course Blackboard sites; assist faculty with preparing for class sessions; assist with the collection of course deliverables and support the process of distributing grades to students; coordinate the scheduling and administration of course evaluations with Enrollment Services. Responsible for the set up and management of the course sites on the program portal; monitors and suggests ways to improve the overall effectiveness of the program portal; assist faculty with preparing for class sessions; manage the course attendance database; coordinate program support needs with the corresponding offices; coordinate with facilities contacts in each classroom ahead of class weekends to ensure seamless experiences for students; coordinate classroom and breakout space needs; serve as initial point of contact for faculty and students to troubleshoot and resolve problems of an academic and non-academic in nature; involve others, including senior program staff and various Law School Offices, as necessary to resolve more complicated issues.
- On-site Program Support-In addition to planning special programming for the new part time program, the Director manages all logistical details and facility needs for each class weekend and ensures all program requirements are communicated in advance and properly supported on site. The Director assumes an indirect supervisory role by assembling and managing the staffing schedule for each class weekend and coordinating with staff scheduled to be on site. Bursar/Registrar/ Student -responsible for serving part-time students with all Bursar/Registrar/Student Services operations.
Special Events and Activities - The Director is the on-site coordinator for numerous events and activities and is responsible for developing non-academic programming.
Coordinate all AALS Faculty appointment & Recruitment (FAR) activities including the Law School’s participation in the hiring conference .
- Student Advisement-Works closely with other Law School and University offices to advise and counsel students on a wide range of issues, policies and practices. Research and make available to students information on Law School Rules and Procedures and mechanisms for redress of problems or concerns. Complete special projects as assigned by the Dean, Associate Dean and the Assistant Dean of Students. Participate in student crisis response.
Information Integrity – As institutional data is a key resource for Deans, department heads and other law school officials in assisting and supporting them in their planning processes, the integrity and reliability of that data is vital to its administrative value. The Data Analyst will be responsible for ensuring that data extracted from Banner and other sources is statistically valid and will perform periodic testing and analysis on extraction methods to ensure uniform results. The Data Analyst will assist law school departments in the preparation and interpretation of law school and University statistical data and will centralized reporting to certify data integrity and consistency.
- Reparation and Verification of Institutional Reports, Accreditation Documents and Reporting Compliances – As the creation, verification and submission of institutional reports, accreditation documents and reporting compliances are critical to the standing of the law school to the law community and to prospective students, the Data Analyst will assist in the preparation of all such important documents for the law school Dean’s Office and other departments. This includes ABA reports, US News and World Report submissions, Princeton Review data and other documents.
- Bachelor's degree
- 3- 5 years experience in higher education.
- Master's degree
- Doctoral degree
- Enrollment and Student Services experience highly preferred.
- General office environment
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
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