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Posted Job Title Director, PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program
Job Profile Title Director C
Job Description Summary The Penn Graduate School of Education is committed to cultivating a workplace that values equity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We seek talented individuals who will help lead our efforts to create a more inclusive workplace in a community with a substantive institutional commitment to equity and justice. Diversity is prized at Penn as a central component of our mission and helps create an educational and working environment that best supports the University's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
The Director of the Penn Chief Learning Officer Executive Doctoral Program manages curricula and operational aspects of the graduate degree program, recruits, teaches, advises students, collaborates widely across Penn GSE, and the University, manages and collaborates with program-related vendors and leaders in the fields of organizational learning and leadership, and is engaged in a personal research/publication agenda. Primary responsibilities include:
Develop and oversee curricula in the relevant fields of study/academic blocks
Create and/or oversee all academic and administrative processes related to student dissertations and dissertation committees
Serve as primary advisor to all students; serve as dissertation chair to multiple students annually; serve as dissertation committee member on multiple committees annually
Teach in all academic blocks. Specific academic block teaching responsibilities determined based on candidate's recognized area of expertise. Teach research methods in the Master's/Dissertation Preparation course.
Monitor and maintain academic, ethical and equity standards in all aspects of the program
Recruit and support faculty to teach in all academic blocks and to serve on dissertation committees
Manage all aspects of the marketing, recruiting and admissions processes
Develop and manage annual budget; manage and oversee all financial and administrative aspects of the program
A doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, PsyD preferred) and 10 or more years of experience is required or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate is a recognized, published thought leader in organizational and leadership. The individual will have 10+ years' experience in highly responsible roles in organizations plus significant experience in higher education (e.g., teaching graduate students, graduate program management; curriculum development and/or review; executive education). The person has a demonstrated record of achievement in budgetary oversight and financial management, entrepreneurial activities, student advising and/or executive coaching, team development and management, and collaboration with faculty and staff as well as business, NGO, not-for-profit and governmental leaders. The candidate has a demonstrated track record of supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in all areas of organizational life.
Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities, to apply.
Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department / School Graduate School of Education
Pay Range $72,837.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.