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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Program Administration
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The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) is seeking an Associate Director, Leadership Programming to support the design, planning, and implementation of its expanding range of learning opportunities intended for the growth of current and future leaders within ATS member schools.
The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Leadership Development to design and implement a holistic approach to leadership development programming. The Associate Director will cultivate and support robust communities of practice within the ATS membership by establishing regular processes for the assessment of community needs and then developing and leading programming in response to those needs.
Qualifications, skills, and experience
The Associate Director shall possess a combination of relevant education and experience consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Ideally, the Associate Director should have experience facilitating communities of practice and in designing and implementing opportunities for adult learning or professional development. ATS prefers someone with experience in theological education, higher education, and/or organizational leadership.
The ideal candidate will be
design-minded, with an excellent understanding of user-centered design and program assessment;
collaborative in working with ATS colleagues, external partners, and community of practice members to realize desired outcomes;
comfortable engaging with and leading executive-level and faculty partners;
able to take an initial idea for a program or event through to implementation, including event planning and management;
experienced in using a variety of educational modalities (online, face-to-face, hybrid) to achieve learning goals;
adept at managing multiple, sometimes overlapping programs or projects at once;
effective in both oral and written communication intended for a wide and diverse range of constituencies;
capable of working in a technologically enhanced and production-oriented environment; and
able to travel to onsite gatherings and events as required.
The Associate Director is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. ATS is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. Relocation to Pittsburgh is negotiable depending upon the successful candidate.