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Program Director, Marketing and Communications-School of Continuing Studies
Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers graduate programs in professional and liberal studies, professional certificate programs, custom and corporate training and education, summer school and special programs, and the University's only part-time bachelor's program. By pairing seasoned scholars and practitioners with innovative educational programming, SCS prepares students with the skills needed to succeed in today's evolving business landscape.
The Program Director provides administrative management to the ground and online modalities for the Public Relations & Corporate Communications academic program. S/he is the main academic advisor and supports students in degree planning and their path to graduation. Additionally, the Program Director provides indirect support to other programs in the portfolio, which include Journalism, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Design Management & Communications. The incumbent assists with the day-to-day administrative activities of the program(s), and serves as the liaison with various SCS and University departments. Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
Plays a vital role by managing various touchpoints of the student life cycle, upholding and being well versed in all University academic and administrative policies while working with various stakeholders in the community
Supports the day-to-day activities of the program(s) in providing administrative support for current and graduating students.
Provides support and direction for academic advising, registration processes, academic actions, admissions events, new student orientation, and student out-processing procedures.
Acts as the liaison between the program and various SCS and University departments on behalf of the student body.
Tracks all enrollment stages, from current students through alumni.
Organizes critical data for course scheduling and will support the development of each semester's schedule based on those findings.
Requirements & Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree; Master's preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to translate policy into effective student advising
Strong work ethic, good judgment, ability to collaborate effectively with others
Experience at an academic institution a plus
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