Director, Academic Services

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Director of Academic Services manages a team of advisors supporting students in the MBA
programs at Chicago Booth, overseeing academic advising and resources supporting student academic success.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees academic advising for students in the Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA,
    and Weekend MBA programs.
  • Manages curricular resources for students, including but not limited to pre MBA course work Course
    Search, Booth Books and pre-matriculation advising videos.
  • Provides feedback on the curriculum and courses to the deans’
    office, the associate dean of faculty and academic services, and the senior faculty.
  • Delivers academic programming for
    Orientation+, Launch, and at other times throughout the year.
  • Oversees application of accommodations for students with ADA
    directives.
  • Facilitates exam proctoring.
  • Manages advisors who handle discipline cases and student problems and crises.
    Recommends effective advising strategies for these students.
  • Recommends variations in policies regarding academic standings.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • MBA or
    Master’s degree in academically-related field.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in higher education
    administration, especially academic advising.
  • Deep understanding of MBA curriculum.
  • Proven outstanding interpersonal and
    leadership skills.
  • Excellent listening, written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Exercise mature judgment.
  • Willingness to work on a somewhat unpredictable schedule, with evening and weekend hours.
  • This position is currently expected
    to work a minimum three days per week in the office.
  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

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