Director of Metro Detroit Operations

Ferris State University   Big Rapids, MI   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 18, 2023
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Director of Metro Detroit Operations – Ferris State University. 

The Director of Metro Detroit Operations provides administrative leadership for the Extended and International Operations (EIO) activities in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb, Michigan counties, including partner locations in the region. Responsible for the region's undergraduate and graduate credit degree programming and building relationships with the region's community colleges, businesses, associations, and chamber groups. Responsible for ensuring that the off-campus locations meet the needs of its students, faculty, and staff. Collaborate with academic and administrative units to achieve strategic planning goals and identify and implement new programs and delivery sites. It may also be required as a resource in the area for non-credit activities. This position involves significant travel to various regional locations, including meetings, events, and other activities related to off-campus operations. This is a three-year temporary position that may be renewable. The anticipated start date for this position is October 2023. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.

Required: Five years of successful, full-time work experience with educational outreach activities in higher education and/or business and industry settings are required. Experience in supervision and strategic planning. Master’s degree in business, education, or a related field. The requirements listed represent the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Equivalency for education is two years of full-time related work experience equals one year of education. Two years part-time is equivalent to one year full-time.

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