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Director of Dual Enrollment and K-12 Partnerships

Director of Dual Enrollment and K-12 Partnerships
Angola, Indiana


Summary

The Director of Dual Enrollment and K-12 Partnerships is the administrative head of the dual enrollment and K-12 Partnerships team. This position will develop the program’s strategic plan and seek areas to expand dual credit partnership opportunities through Trine University. The Director of Dual Enrollment and K-12 Partnerships position requires an individual who can provide academic and professional expertise within the dual credit programs offered to high school students, such as on-campus enrollment, the dual enrollment program, and online enrollment.  This person will take the lead on approving new dual enrollment intructors. S/he must be able to work within the community and beyond to develop strategic partnerships for the growth of Dual Enrollment and be willing to travel.  The Director of Dual Enrollment and K-12 Partnerships must have a thorough understanding of current academic programs and future opportunities; be flexible, visionary, creative and energetic and, possess a demonstrated capacity to lead.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Dual Enrollment Staff and K-12 Partnerships
  • Oversee marketing plan for dual enrollment populations
  • Develop and implement a dual enrollment program’s strategic plan
  • Prepare and managing a sound budget for the department
  • Prepare documents for NACEP and the state of Indiana accreditation processes
  • Attend State of Indiana Dual Enrollment Coordinators meetings
  • Cultivate new partnerships and manage existing ones
  • Market programs to high school administrators
  • Develop partnerships between K-12 Schools and Trine University (Teach by Trine, Walk Into my Future, Lego Camps etc.), find grant funds to offset costs
  • Develop and market new dual enrollment programs and partnerships to high school administrators
  • Provide ongoing customer service for students, parents, and partnering schools
  • Assist with professional development sessions for dual enrollment instructors
  • Travel to partnering schools to present honor cords at high school honor programs
  • Conduct observations in dual enrollment classrooms to determine course rigor, classroom preparation, and student engagement
  • Stay current in the dual enrollment recruiting and admissions field by reading publications, attending conferences, and participating in professional organizations and networks associated with dual enrollment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, a Master’s degree in education or business related field, and five or more years of successful admission or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an appreciation for the value of a pre-professional/graduate and undergraduate education, a valid driver’s license, enthusiasm for and ability to do significant traveling, experience and skill working with computers and software programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Jenzabar/EX, Slate, etc.), and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy

Salary

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Apply

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.  Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.