Senior Director of Student Life University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31559 Salary: 6,084 - 11,916
Position Description: With broad direction from the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Senior Director of Student Life is a member of the senior management team in the MBA Program and is responsible for setting and executing the academic and extracurricular goals and objectives for 720 full-time MBA students. The Director is responsible for planning, managing and evaluating all academic and extracurricular service functions to assure compliance with University policies, procedures, and standards. The Director works with the Assistant Dean and other deans, faculty, department chairs, center directors, and area chairs to develop and deliver the courses, and specializations required by the program.
The Director develops and delivers all academic and extracurricular programming for incoming students including the orientation program, a complete selection of pre-skill workshops and on-line courses. Additionally, the Director serves as a primary academic and extracurricular advisor for all full-time MBA students and provides personal and group advising on academic matters including specialization and course selection, and fulfillment of graduation requirements. The Director also facilitates the tutoring program for current students including the recruiting, hiring, and supervising of tutors. The Director maintains the program's internship and international requirements. The Director stays abreast of academic and career trends in MBA education to assure that our program is competitive and meeting the needs of students. The Director is responsible for student government management.
The Director is responsible for all communication about the full-time program to students, prospective students, faculty, administrators, and other UCLA departments. This includes internal and external website content, presentations, administrative reports, and written communications to students and prospective students.
Staffing responsibilities include hiring staff, managing personnel, developing team responsibilities, setting priorities and goals, conducting performance appraisals, and establishing group values and norms. The Director is the point person for communication among Student Affairs, the Parker Career Management Center, Admissions, and the Chairman's Office.
Adaptability, flexibility and innovation in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment of MBA Student Affairs is required. Experience leading a team and understanding MBA curriculum and related technologies are vital. The Director must have an in-depth knowledge of leadership, diversity, and technology in order to meet the goals of the MBA program and institutional mission.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.