Georgia Tech Professional Education is seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional academic, strategic and interpersonal skills to join the Professional Education team as Academic Program Director with subject matter expertise in the areas of Coding, Analytics, Cyber Security, and/or UX/UI.
The Academic Program Director will hold a faculty non-tenure track position supporting a variety of professional development and training activities and collaborate with instructors inside as well as outside of Georgia Tech maintaining quality training and professional development programs and activities. The Academic Program Director will also teach in the programs and work with other Georgia Tech faculty to develop new courses that meet learner and employer demand.
The key expectations of the Academic Program Director are to develop, grow, manage and expand impactful, sustainable programs in their areas with substantial amounts of autonomy, in collaboration with partners across Georgia Tech and in collaboration with other GTPE departments. The individual filling this position will report to the Associate Dean of Academic Programs. Core hours will be an average of 40 hours per week and some travel will be required.
The position will be compensated from professional development course revenue with the goal of the revenue, including sponsored training activities, exceeding the program costs. Successful candidate will support GTPE through these and other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Dean.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please send the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, 3) a list of accomplishments/projects that are relevant to this role, and 4) at least three professional references to email@example.com. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.
PLEASE STATE “ACADEMIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR-COMPUTER SCIENCE/ANALYTICS” AND YOUR NAME IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
We seek individuals with:
Detailed knowledge of and extensive experience in the field of computing, analytics, cybersecurity, or UX/UI.
Detailed knowledge of and experience working with industry/government to create and/or expand existing programs.
A commitment to working collaboratively.
Experience in professional education in both course material preparation and course delivery.
An active interest in professional education, learning and development for a diverse professional community.
Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal to no supervision.
Experience working independently as well as within cross-functional teams in a collaborative, professional environment.
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
An ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
Enthusiasm and dedication to the development of professional services, training and development.
Sound professional judgement.
Proven track record of an entrepreneurial spirit or proven track record of expanding existing programs and creating new programs in professional education or higher education.
A Master’s level in the field or in a closely associated field, preferably a doctorate degree.
About Georgia Tech Professional Education
Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), is an academic division of Georgia Tech (http://www.pe.gatech.edu). Providing professional and continuing education for more than a century and learning at a distance for more than 40 years, we enable working professionals and industry partners to access the expertise of a world-renowned research university. We offer professional development courses, certificate programs, and master’s degrees to career-focused adults in STEM and business fields worldwide. Our programs are designed to position professionals to deliver immediate workplace impact using knowledge and skills learned from Georgia Tech’s faculty experts and each other. Learners can also take Georgia Tech’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are produced by GTPE. We deliver programs in a variety of formats including face-to-face, online, hybrid and at corporate sites, to suit the diverse needs of working professionals. GTPE also administers K-12 outreach and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and manages learning-centered meeting and conference facilities in Atlanta and Savannah.