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Missouri State University Posting Details in Springfield, Missouri

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Position Title Director of Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and Partnerships

Work Location Springfield Campus

Department Community and Global Partnerships (Office)

HR Home Department 070100 VP COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

Pay Grade 47

Proposed Salary $111,937.00

Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? Yes

Appointment Type Full Time Regular

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

General Function

The Director of Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and Partnerships works with the Division of Community and Global Partnerships and the Graduate College to lead Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs, and advance strategic initiatives related to employer partnerships and international programs. This position works closely with academic departments, faculty, and external partners to help shape the future of interdisciplinary education and ensure students have the resources and pathways to achieve their academic and professional goals.

This position assists in the development of customized academic programs for MSU International Programs and as part of the University’s Employer Partnerships initiative. This position collaborates with international partner universities and business/industry professionals to improve programs, develop new programs, and to provide student access to high-impact learning opportunities such as internships, work-study, and global and community engagement. This position oversees the Community Graduate Assistant Program and leads the implementation of customized dual degree partnerships in the Master of Professional Studies ( MPS ) and Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies ( MSIS ) programs.

Description of Primary Duties

This posting is for consideration of current regular full-time university employees only.The Director of Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and Partnerships works with the Division of Community and Global Partnerships and the Graduate College to lead Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs, and advance strategic initiatives related to employer partnerships and international programs. This position works closely with academic departments, faculty, and external partners to help shape the future of interdisciplinary education and ensure students have the resources and pathways to achieve their academic and professional goals.

This position assists in the development of customized academic programs for MSU International Programs and as part of the University’s Employer Partnerships initiative. This position collaborates with international partner universities and business/industry professionals to improve programs, develop new programs, and to provide student access to high-impact learning opportunities such as internships, work-study, and global and community engagement. This position oversees the Community Graduate Assistant Program and leads the implementation of customized dual degree partnerships in the Master of Professional Studies ( MPS ) and Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies ( MSIS ) programs.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Master’s degree is required; a doctoral degree is preferred. An interdisciplinary educational background, with a combination of education, business and project management studies is preferred. An equivalent combination of years of experience and education may be considered for substitution of educational requirements.

Experience: At least five years of higher education experience is required. Professional experience in graduate and international education is required. Previous service as a faculty member is preferred. Experience in strategic management, implementing complex projects from inception to completion, is preferred.

Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required; excellent interpersonal skills are required. Problem solving skills are required. Strong presentation and communication skills are required. Computer literacy is required, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and use of the internet. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

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Additional Qualifications

Link to Job Description https://www.missouristate.edu/Human/JobDescriptions/1042.htm

Open Date 06/03/2024

Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) 06/07/2024

Special Instructions to Applicants

This posting is for consideration of current regular full-time university employees only.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, 6, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20240134FTS

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/75263

Supplemental Questions

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    • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting. If you selected Employee Referral above, please list the name of the current MSU employee who referred you.
(Open Ended Question)

    • Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?
  • Yes, I am a current full-time faculty/staff University employee.

  • No, I am not currently employed by the University.

  • No, I am a current per course faculty member.

  • No, I am a current part-time staff University employee.

  • No, I am a current University graduate assistant or teaching assistant.

  • No, I am a current student University employee.

    • How did you hear about this vacancy?
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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)

  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)

  • Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)

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