Academic Program Director

  1. When applicable and appropriate for the College, an Academic Program Director may be appointed by the Dean after consultation with the College Advisory Committee. The term of service is continuing and may be terminated by the Dean, in his/her sole discretion. 
  2. The duties and responsibilities of the Academic Program Director include but are not limited to the following:
    1. Fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the Academic Program Area Coordinator for the assigned program area according to Section I.3.1.2 (Academic Program Area Coordinators) of this Handbook)
    2. Providing leadership and direct supervision over the program area’s academic and administrative/professional employees.
    3. Directing the administrative, instructional, operational, and technological aspects of the academic program.
    4. Establishing and/or revising components of the academic program.
    5. Managing the University-designated academic program budget.
    6. Advising and counseling students and/or academic program clients.
    7. Coordinating marketing activities for the academic program area.
    8. Developing sponsored program area activities.
    9. Serving on various University committees.
    10. Serving as a member of the University’s Chair and Directors council.
    11. Developing recommendations to the Dean regarding the inclusion of research and scholarship in the program area’s curriculum.
    12. Serving as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the college’s College Advisory Committee (CAC), the College Curriculum Committee (CCC), and the Graduate Faculty Advisory Committee (GFAC). 
    13. Performing other duties and tasks as assigned or delegated by the Dean.