Full Time; Union; 1yr Term, Position Continuation Subject to Annual Evaluation; $30-35K
The Academic Affairs Coordinator for Partnerships (AACP) provides outreach and liaison functions, help with relationship building/maintenance, administrative support and coordination regarding partnerships in conjunction with the Academic Affairs Office (AAO). The AACP will have responsibilities to work creatively with Goddard staff and faculty as well as with collaborating schools to help design new collaborative partnerships. In addition, they will carry significant responsibilities in information and content management for Academic Program web sites, and administrative support relevant to the work of the AAO.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage the process for partnering with organizations and schools, including executing formal affiliation agreements, communicating with partners as well as with faculty and staff members involved with or appointed to supporting partners, and collaboratively collecting and analyzing partnership data.
- Manage relationships, affiliation agreements (MOUs), and communication with organizations and schools. This will involve some travel.
- Monitor new partnerships for their alignment to annual strategic enrollment management goals for increasing partner-source student enrollment, with an emphasis on inclusion of underrepresented groups and communities.
- Produce and publish Partnership Reports on the established time table in accordance to the College’s established style guide for electronic and printed delivery systems.
- Coordinate an annual partnership assessment process and/or one timed to a partnership’s potential renewal ensuring all appropriate stakeholder input is gathered and analyzed by the appropriate group.
- Maintain a calendar of partnerships and monitor for upcoming expiration and/or renewal dates, ensuring that renewal of partnerships is managed in a timely fashion. Coordinate sun-setting of expired partnerships ensuring that relevant stakeholders are informed, inter/intranet sites are updated, and the partnership materials are archived. Provide coordination and support to the academic programs for various administrative tasks as assigned.
- Develop, manage, and maintain content on the Academic Program intra/internet sites for the Academic Affairs Office, in collaboration with the Student Services and IT departments. This includes, but is not limited to: faculty and partnership profiles, links to external sites, online courses, and program resource materials.
- Create and process assessment tools for partnerships in collaboration with the Business Office, Admissions, Records, Student Services, and Development for the AAO. Maintain an electronic repository for archival and retrieval of the data.
- Administer the office financial activities, including processing invoices, stipends, and reimbursements for payment.
- Maintain and update various databases and spreadsheets, includes updating faculty status and addresses. Create and submit reports to stakeholders as needed.
- Provide administrative support for cross-programmatic academic services (e.g. Turnitin, Association of Writing Programs, and Institutional Research Board). Includes updating student/faculty accounts and rosters for third-party services, and correspondence to stakeholders about activities, as needed.
- Develop and maintain academic calendars each semester that provides program-specific dates and deadlines for student work, extensions, evaluations, and other related College due dates/deadlines.
- Communicate and correspond with College constituents from the department’s official email address. Coordinates email announcements,
- Develop and maintain systems of organizing, retrieving, and archiving of Academic Affairs electronic files and various electronic mailboxes.
- Conduct special project work, including research data collection and processing as needed, in response to specific requests by the supervisor, team members, or the Academic Dean.
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Occasional travel, weekend, and evening work may be required.
- Other duties as assigned.
Supervision is received from the Academic Affairs Senior Administrator.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred, and three to five years of relevant administrative experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
- Proven ability to work with diverse groups toward process improvements and changes.
- Relationship management experience.
- Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office software (word processing and spreadsheets, including complex spreadsheets); Google applications; and ability to learn quickly new software programs and applications. Knowledge and/or experience with HTML, CSS, and content management systems is a plus.
- Ability to create, apply, and coordinate use of office systems.
- Excellent organizational skills with high degree of attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide variety of College personnel, students, as well as individuals and organizations from the greater community.
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, staff, and greater community.
- Demonstrated success in developing partnerships that cultivate social justice and challenge existing forms of structural inequality and oppression.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and confidentiality in matters of the College and Academic Affairs.
- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team.
- Visual acuity to read numbers and words & hearing ability to communicate in person or over the phone
- Desired Qualifications:
- Master’s degree or equivalent experience in related field;
- Experience in development, management, and evaluation of academic partnerships for enrollment growth.
To apply, please prepare the following documents and then click the following link: Click Here
Paper copies of your application may be sent to the Goddard HR Office at the address below.
- cover letter
- current resume
- three employment references, with contact information
Goddard College is committed to creating a college representative of a diverse global community and capable of creating change. To that end, we are actively seeking applications from qualified candidates from groups currently underrepresented in our institution for this position.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.