Detailed Job Description
The Director would be responsible for all administrative and operational aspects of the Doctoral programs offered by Bentley University and serves as the administrative 'face' of the PhD Program. Working closely with the Academic Director and the PhD Council, this position oversees the recruitment, migration and placement of doctoral students moving through the program.
Additional Description of Duties:
The Director will have responsibility for the ongoing marketing of the program (e.g., help develop the marketing materials and identify the appropriate marketing mechanisms for reaching the program's target audience) and the recruitment and retention of students to the program. This may involve on campus as well as off campus information sessions and recruitment events as well as participation and representation in the Boston Business Doctoral Consortium.
The Director will manage the admissions process and will work collaboratively with academic administration, Graduate Admissions, the Registrar's Office, Student Accounts and Student Financial Assistance as part of the process. The Director will be responsible for reviewing admission applications and rendering decisions in conjunction with the Academic Director and faculty.
The Director will coordinate the schedule of courses and seminars helping students plan and navigate their way through the program. Will also coordinate and oversee the migration through comprehensive examinations and the dissertation process.
The Director will have administrative and budget responsibility for the day to day operations of the program.
The Director will work with the Academic Director, the PhD Council and academic administration to set strategic goals, recommend and implement academic policies and manage and help resolve any student concerns.
Master's degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of relevant work experience, within higher education required.
This position requires a creative problem solver with strong organization, management and communications skills as this position will interface with many internal and external constituents.
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