Asst Director BIP
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL

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The Assistant Director, BIP develops plans and manages all aspects of the Business Institutions program including student advising, special events, and course planning and development.

Special events may be held outside of regular office hours i.e. weekends and /or evenings.

Specific Responsibilities:
Student advising on declaration of minor process, academic requirements, academic options (other programs), course selection;
Academic presentations and information sessions, meet with prospective students and their parents-especially athlete recruits;
Supervises program assistants who are responsible for maintaining database and student files, student appointments, processing payment requests, maintaining program website and Facebook page, photocopying;
Supervises course support (29 classes), registration, promotion, course descriptions, book orders, permission numbers, grades, rosters;
Course planning and development;
Works with other schools/departments to create new academic opportunities for NU students; Currently collaborating with WCAS, Medill, Kellogg, McCormick, Bienen, study abroad and SCS;
Working with adjuncts on class design , particularly to focus topic, reading list size, number of tests, grading, help develop course plan and description, marketing class to students, assist with media needs ' subscriptions, films, gifts;
Supervises all special events-create budget, secure speakers, handle travel arrangements. BIP has endowments and a grant that mandate lecture/special events. BIP sponsors a large scale Business Bootcamp with corporate partners, many guest lecturers in classes, partner with student groups to sponsor events;
RECORDS/REPORTS- Development- BIP has many endowment accounts- I track all spending and report on dollars spent to the Development office;
Also track program statistics to be used for donor relations;
Creates annual funding memo which is sent to WCAS and outlines courses to be taught, how they will be funded and request for additional funds needed; also includes course enrollments and program numbers;
Tracks and approves all program expenses, create annual budget;
Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Five years' experience in a similar role.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired;
Excellent communications skills (written and oral);
Experience working with a diverse population;
High level of professionalism;
Experience in a fast paced environment;
Broad exposure to Chicago business community;
High level of business acumen and ability to relate to senior corporate officers, professors, alumni and parents;
Previous academic experience;
Understanding of enrollment process.

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer
Date Posted: 1/28/2013

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