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sylvia mioduski
university learning center
u of arizona
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Date: Fri, 05 May 1995 08:29:49 -0500
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Subject: Position Announcement: Dir. of Prof. Dev. Ctrs.
 
Dear Friends:
        Some of you may be interested in the following position
announcement.  For further information, please use the addresses at
the end of the announcement.  When applying for a position listed on the
ACADV Network, kindly acknowledge the network as the source of information
in your letter of application.
                                        Best to all,
                                        Hal
 
==================== POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS ====================
 
Please help us find a new leader!!
 
 
4-27-95
 
         DIRECTOR, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTERS
                 GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
                     MINNEAPOLIS CAMPUS
                  UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS
 
 
The University of St. Thomas invites nominations and
applications for the position of Director, Professional
Development Centers, to begin July 1995.  The non-degree
outreach programs began at the University of St. Thomas with
establishment of the Management Center in 1957.
Particularly with the new Minneapolis Campus opening in
September 1992, the Graduate School of Business has expanded
the number of Centers and Institutes that offer non-
credit/non-degree programming to meet the life-long
educational needs of individuals and training needs of
organizations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan Area.
The Graduate School of Business has 14 Centers and
Institutes that provide education and training for over
15,000 participants per year.
 
The Director is responsible for overall leadership and
coordination of the Graduate School of Business (GSB) non-
degree outreach Centers and Institutes.  The position
reports to the dean.  The Director will lead a collaborative
effort to develop vision and strategies for meeting the
continuing professional development needs of the community
for the next decade and beyond.  In addition, this
individual will direct the Management Center, which is the
largest of the GSB Centers and Institutes.  The Management
Center consists of 15 employees and currently produces over
400 seminars/workshops per year for 8,000 participants in
areas such as management and supervision, human resources,
marketing, quality/productivity, interpersonal and writing
skills, training and a series of non-credit "mini masters."
The Director will interface with academic programs and work
with faculty in developing synergy with the degree programs.
The Director will lead GSB Centers/Institutes in developing
a centralized service function to support activities common
to all Centers and Institutes.  The Director is responsible
for center fiscal management, and fund raising and resource
development.  The person will facilitate continuing growth
of outreach function for GSB in the region by building
strong relationships with business, non-profit, and public
communities.
 
Qualifications
* Ability to network in the community and comfortable being
highly visible
* Experience in various organizational settings
* Ability to work with diverse activities and personalities
* Understanding of the community needs and market
* Understanding of life-long learning
* Comfortable with ambiguity and leading a change effort
* Familiar with advanced learning technologies
* Recognize opportunities for professional development
* High level of communication skills
* Management/Executive leadership experience
* Experience in delivering and managing non-degree education
is desirable
* Demonstrated people skills and ability to delegate, and
able to develop a participative team
    environment
* An advanced degree is desired.
 
 
Salary
The salary for this position is competitive.  The position
is available July 1995.
 
The University
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota's largest private
college or university, is an urban, liberal arts, Catholic,
co-educational, comprehensive university with over 10,000
students, about one-half at the graduate level.  The
Graduate School of Business is the second largest graduate
school of business in the United States with 3,000 students
enrolled in seven degree programs.   The University's
multiple Twin Cities locations provide excellent
opportunities for non-credit outreach activities.
 
Application
To receive full consideration, all materials must be
received by the end of the day on Friday, May 26, 1995.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current
resume, and names of three references to:
Human Resources
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue, AQU 217
St. Paul, MN 55105
 
The University of St. Thomas is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 
 
Thank you for your attention!
 
       Tim Nickolay
       Assistant Director
       The Management Center
       University of St. Thomas
       1000 LaSalle Avenue
       Minneapolis, MN 55403
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       612-962-4602