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The Director serves as the chief operating officer of this dynamic, fast-growing organization dedicated to providing exceptional summer academic programming for promising high school students. Significant Director responsibilities include: articulate a multi-year strategic vision for continued program expansion and strengthened academic content; expand the applicant pool while maintaining admissions selectivity; ensure sound financial management, legal compliance and safety practices; promote access and solicit gifts through partnerships and scholarship support; manage a team of at least 15 full-time staff and 180 summer staff; provide intellectual and administrative leadership during YYGS sessions in New Haven and overseas; and serve as a key liaison to multiple internal and external stakeholders such as faculty members, senior administrators, donors, and other service providers.
1. Directs one or more functional areas within an administrative department of the University and ensure compliance with University policies and procedures. 2. Directs analytic and research support for educational policies and planning and develops and approves administrative policies affecting assigned functional areas of the University. 3. Directs and establishes parameters for major projects for the department and University. 4. Interprets federal policies and regulations and educates staff and administration about regulations, restrictions, and the legal responsibilities of the University. 5. Directs and implements policy and program modifications and develops standards to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 6. Develops and administers an operating budget for the assigned department consistent with University policies and procedures. 7. Develops cost savings objectives and goals; authorizes major purchases and negotiates contracts that range from routine to complex in nature. 8. Establishes and implements long- and short-range goals for the functional area consistent with University goals and objectives. 9. Directs the development of related automated systems to support the function; determines office policies and procedures for use of automated systems. 10. Directs the evaluation and selection of vendors and negotiates contract details including work steps and pricing with the vendors on behalf of the assigned functional area. 11. Works with internal and external contacts to solve problems that range from routine to complex in nature. 12. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations with various governmental agencies. 13. Directs a staff of exempt and nonexempt employees. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.
More details can be found here: https://globalscholars.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/YYGS%20Director%20Expanded%20Profile.pdf
*Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Six years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability with developing and managing summer enrichment programs or education organizations for high-achieving young adults.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact with a range of individuals including high school and college-age students, parents, faculty members, and staff on a wide variety of academic and administrative issues.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing work demands and manage multiple teams in a high-pressure environment. Excellent organization, accuracy, attention to detail, and oral and written communication skills.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Ability to manage, recruit, retain, and empower a diverse team through delegating tasks and monitoring performance.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Knowledge of and appreciation for global perspectives, diverse languages and cultures, and educational systems around the world.
*Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Advanced degree in business, law, or in a social science, humanities, or STEM field relevant to the overall management or academic content of YYGS. Experience managing financial and administrative operations in a university setting. Ability to work evenings and weekends during the summers, to include a willingness to travel abroad for overseas programming.
Additional Salary Information: Yale offers *outstanding* medical and other benefits that can be explored on our web site under the Managerial & Professional classification. https://your.yale.edu/work-yale/benefits/my-benefits-job-classification
About Yale University
The Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program that brings together outstanding high school students from around the world for intensive two-week sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven and the Yale Center Beijing in China. YYGS offers six unique sessions in New Haven and one session in Beijing, China.
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