The Director of Pre-collegiate & Children Programs is responsible for the overall vision and direct program management of all teen and children education programs within the Office of Community & Continuing Education (CCE). This individual will be responsible for building and growing sustainable and revenue positive children and pre-collegiate classes, camps, and credit-bearing teen programs at Columbia College Chicago.
The position reports to and works in close collaboration with the Assistant Provost CCE.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Work effectively and proactively with Columbia College Chicago’s Academic Departments on developing and growing new, mission-driven children and teen education offerings, including Summer programs, weekly group classes, and weekend programs, including for-credit pre-collegiate programs and summer residencies; Assess and repurpose existing programming, as needed.
- Ensure that all programming aligns with the college’s strategic plan, curriculum, and recruitment goals.
- Establish and achieve enrollment and revenue goals for CCE children and pre-collegiate education programs.
- Establish and implement sustainable teacher evaluation models.
- Collaborate with CCE Director of Planning & Marketing on constructing and implementing program evaluation surveys.
- Work with the Assistant Provost and Director of Planning & Marketing to determine feasibility and demand for programming, and identify market demand for new offerings.
- Effectively collaborate with Academic Departments on curriculum and staffing.
- Collaborate with CCE Director of Business Operations on building and sustaining programs’ budget models.
- Collaborate with CCE Directors of Business Operations and Planning & Marketing on creating and maintaining safe and vibrant learning environments.
- Directly manage all faculty and/or project managers for the programs.
- Develop efficiencies and processes for on-boarding residence life counselors for all teen residency programs.
- Perform other related projects and duties as assigned.