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Posting DetailsDo you have questions about the application process? If so, please refer to the Applicant FAQ's.Posting Details (Default Section)Posting Number:20243978SPosition Title:Assistant Dean, Professional EducationPosition Type:StaffLocation:Villanova, PARecruitment Type:Internal/External ApplicantsWork Schedule:full-time/12-monthsAvg Hours WeekDepartment:576-Dean, Professional StudiesTitles of Positions Supervised:Director, Professional Education Enrollment (New); Director, Professional Education; Director, Strategic Partnerships (New)Minimum Qualifications:Formal Education:

Master's degree required

Work Experience:

Seven or more years of successful and progressively responsible leadership experience in professional education program management.

Equivalent combination of education and business experience may be considered.

Work Skills (e.g., written and verbal communication skills):

Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

Comfortable and competent public speaker, able to give presentations to large and small groups.

Exceptional project management skills, including ability to manage large projects under tight deadlines, including multi-tasking between projects with differing or competing timelines.

Client-centered orientation with impeccable customer service skills.

Ability to problem solve effectively in complex and sometimes stressful situations.

Excellent follow-through and follow-up skills.

Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Commitment to innovation. Ability to innovate and execute ideas quickly, while focusing on user needs and KPIs.

An approach to management that yields pride, ownership, and open communication among staff.

Excellent organizational, leadership, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Diplomacy, tact and discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Superior communication skills; the ability to understand and translate information for all audiences; clarity, crispness and effectiveness in written and oral presentation.

Proven skills as a strategist with the ability to articulate a vision for the future and to build and institutionalize an organization capable of fulfilling that vision.

A deep appreciation for the educational mission and aspirations of Villanova University, as well as a desire to play a meaningful role in the University community and to share in the community's enthusiastic commitment to the institution.

Specific Job Knowledge (e.g., knowledge of principles and procedures related to field and area)

In-depth knowledge of all aspects of program management from enrollment to completion.

High level of knowledge and skills in every aspect of enrollment management, including prospective student nurturing, retention, data analysis, market research, andCRMsoftware.

General knowledge of marketing strategies used in the adult and professional higher education market.

Strong knowledge of and experience with the non-credit space related to upskilling and credentialing.

Keen understanding of the B2C and B2B landscape.

Ability to initiate, establish, and maintain partnering relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including B2B strategies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in related field.

Experience in higher education specifically with adult students.

Experience with Banner, Salesforce, Cognos, PowerBI and database management.

Experience with Technolutions Slate, including building queries, reports, rules, and forms.

Experience with D2L's ourse Merchant and BrightspaceLMSand the Touchnet payment gateway.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:Must be able to work occasionally in the evening to support working professionals in their programs and periodically on weekends in support of the various courses and program events. The ability to travel regionally, nationally and internationally as needed is required.Special Message to Applicants:Posting Date:04/17/2024Closing Date (11:59pm ET):Salary Posting Information:Commensurate with experience.Salary Band:KJob Classification:exemptReferences NeededReferences NeededMinimum Number of References Needed3Maximum Number of References Needed3Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

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