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The Wheaton College Summer Institute equips outstanding high school students from around the world to serve Jesus Christ through academic study, artistic expression, leadership training, and spiritual development. The Director will oversee the development and implementation of the Wheaton College Summer Institute. The primary responsibilities will include creating a Christ-centered, liberal-arts pre-college curriculum, developing a recruitment strategy, providing logistical support, and the hiring, training, and management of program staff. The Director will work with stakeholders to leverage Wheaton College’s unique resources to create a welcoming, engaging, and distinct academic experience. The Wheaton College Summer Institute Director reports to the Chief Enrollment Management Officer, with support and oversight from the Provost on matters relating to the curriculum and faculty professional development.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides vision, strategy, direction, and planning for the Wheaton College Summer Institute
Oversees curriculum design and programming in collaboration with Wheaton College faculty and staff
Manages the application process and evaluation of applications for the program
Manages the budget and expenditures
Hires, trains, and directly supervises staff; ensures legal compliance and safety practices
Provides logistical support for housing, scheduling, transportation, etc.
Serves as a key liaison to multiple constituents, such as faculty, senior administrators, program staff, alumni, donors, high-school representatives, and service providers
Works with the Chief Enrollment Management Officer, Admissions, and Marketing Communications to create a marketing plan and recruitment strategy
Works with Advancement to fundraise for program support and scholarship opportunities
This job description is intended to represent key areas of responsibilities; specific assignments may vary from time to time, and other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience in academic programming or Master’s Degree in related field required
Experience developing and managing academic programs
Experience with curriculum development
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with various stakeholders including students, parents, staff, and administrators.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience recruiting, training, and managing a diverse staff
The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 10 pounds.
FLSA Status – Exempt.
As a Christ-centered community, Wheaton College faculty and staff must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith as expressing their own theological convictions and agree to live by the moral standards in Wheaton’s Community Covenant, modeling these commitments for the Christian formation of our students. Wheaton College faculty and staff also support the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment which highlights our desire to treat all individuals as equal image-bearers of Jesus Christ through diversity, inclusion, justice and unity.
About Wheaton College
Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit www.wheaton.edu.
Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.