Job No: 493076 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Katz School Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Academic Administration, Education/Teaching, Student Services
Position Summary: Yeshiva University's Katz School seeks a dynamic Director of Online Education to develop, launch, market, and administer high quality, academically rigorous online master's and doctoral degrees. Like all Katz School programs, our online degrees will ensure graduates are market-ready for high-growth, high-wage careers. Pedagogically, we value highly interactive, engaging, content rich courses that provide students with a project-based experiential education that culminates in a portfolio of work. In addition, we frequently include synchronous components as part of the learning experience.
We offer an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefits, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Based in New York City, relocation assistance may be provided.
First and foremost, the director is responsible for ensuring academic excellence and an exceptional student and faculty experience. Specific responsibilities are below:
Work with the Dean and school leadership, to create a vision and implementation strategy for online education and a portfolio of nationally-ranked online programs.
Develop cross-university and external partnerships to create innovative online programs and activities for online students and faculty.
Work with department chairs and faculty to ensure online programs meet all accreditation standards.
Provide strategic planning and day-to-day management for all aspects of program operations including course scheduling, faculty development and resources, budgeting, operations, data collection and assessment, and reporting.
Coordinate activities with the Academic Operations, Registrar, Financial Aid and Student Accounts, Information Technology, Budget and Finance, among others.
Manage program partners for marketing, communications, enrollment management, instructional design, faculty development, and student support services.
Connect with department chairs and professional organizations to recruit and build a pool of experienced online adjunct faculty.
Establish policies, processes, documentation, and communications for all aspects of online education.
Develop, manage, track, and report on success metrics, plans, workflows, and budgets.
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The Katz School at Yeshiva University (YU) provides students with the opportunity to further their intellectual and professional pursuits and become a part of one of U.S. News and World Reports top 100 universities in the United States. We are committed to delivering a world-class education in Science, Technology, and Health and to connecting students with thought-leaders and employers in New York City and beyond. Our curricula are informed by research and industry to provide our graduates with tools that will serve them long into their careers. Critical to our mission is creating an exemplary student and faculty experience. Yeshiva University is an academic powerhouse, and we invite you to join us. Learn more at www.yu.edu/katz.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the Universitys retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.