Trocaire College Buffalo, NY, USA
Aug 03, 2018Full time
Program Director for Cybersecurity Here is your opportunity to build Trocaire College's Cybersecurity Certificate Program and the Cybersecurity Associates in Applied Science (A.A.S) Program from the ground up! Duties include but are not limited to faculty selection, supervision, evaluation and development. The program director oversees curriculum and program development and improvement, student recruitment and problem solving, and program and course outcomes assessment. Duties also include teaching one course (up to 4 credits) in the Fall or Spring semester, developing and administering the annual program budget, academic advising for assigned students and performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Information Science, Computer Science, Information Technology or closely related field; prior record of leadership; and innovative thinker. Preferred Qualifications: PhD, 3-5 years of college level teaching experience, higher education administration experience, and experience with budget management. Program Director Responsibilities and Duties for Cybersecurity Strategic Planning / New program Development Developing short- and long-term plans related to the future direction of the program Develop new program ideas, new ways of presenting the current program, new ways of making the program accessible to students Resources Oversight Developing, maintaining, and managing the program budgets Determining appropriate levels of critical resources and ensuring financial support for these resources through requests Participating in institutional advancement activities, grants, and other sources of funding for the program Faculty/Staff Ensuring faculty and staff are appropriately credentialed and are maintaining currency in their field Ensuring faculty and staff are meeting basic expectations of their job Assignment of faculty to courses each semester, including assignment of overload Evaluation of faculty and staff according to arranged schedules Mentoring / training faculty and staff Team building for faculty and staff Participate in recruitment and search committees to secure appropriate faculty and staff for the program and the college Students Participating with other departments to assure that appropriate support services are available to students enrolled in the program Maintaining an organized process to address student concerns Providing students with timely response to concerns Ensuring that students in the program are receiving appropriate advisement Curriculum Responsibility for planning, implementation and evaluation of program curriculum, including following processes whenever content of the curriculum needs to be changed. Note that ultimate responsibility for the curriculum resides with the Board of Trustees or their representative. Evaluates program status in relation to New York State inventory of registered programs to ensure a match Keeping up with external trends which might impact the currency of the curriculum Evaluating curriculum to ensure that it is accessible to students, using such methods as compressed schedules, decreasing the number of credits, provision of credits for experience, provision of online courses, etc. Enrollment Monitoring program enrollment trends Participating with admissions and enrollment management to provide enrollment forecasts Participating in outreach and recruitment activities for the program as requested Outcomes Assessment Ensuring that all faculty measure, report on, and apply the results of college student learning outcomes within their courses Developing and maintaining an outcomes assessment plan, embedded in a 3-year program plan, to improve program quality on a continuous basis Communication Providing appropriate communication and other information to internal and external constituents about program offerings, activities, and program policies Completing an annual report which provides information on program strengths and weaknesses and which includes a 3-year program plan with associated outcomes assessment Currency Demonstrates evidence of maintaining currency in the program discipline and/or in trends in higher education through readings, webinars, and attendance at conferences and workshops Maintains a Program Advisory Council which meets at least once a year and which provides feedback on program currency which is then used in program planning activities and to evaluate the curriculum and other program features Monitor external changes, such as legislation and regulations, which may impact the program, its graduates, and its curriculum To Apply, please complete the application at: http://trocaire.applicantpro.com/jobs/ and upload your cover letter outlining your relevant experience, current resume, contact information for at least three (3) professional references and a copy of your transcript. This documentation must be submitted for employment consideration.