Associate Director, MPA Program
The Associate Director for the Brown MPA Program
reports to the Director of the Master of Public Affairs Program to
develop and implement strategic and innovative plans, programs and
policies to strengthen Watson's MPA program.
Specifically, the Associate Director will:
- Manage the ongoing operations of the MPA program, including
academic affairs, admissions, career services, finances, student
services, events, and communications, and oversee the program’s
- Serve as the program’s admissions lead and manage the strategy
and implementation of the MPA recruitment and admissions cycle each
year based on admissions targets.
-Master's degree required
-5 to 7 years of relevant experience in higher
education, academic administration, recruiting or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
-Experience in or knowledge of the public policy
-Ability to understand and operate in a complex campus
environment and to create collaborative networks across multiple
-Demonstrated experience in management, project
oversight and staff management.
-Ability to manage complex student concerns
and work with a diverse population of students, including
international and under represented populations.
-Proven ability to work independently and as
a team member
-Superior presentation and communication
skills (oral and written)
-Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel,
-Experience with budgeting
-Ability to implement best practices
strategies for recruitment and admissions
-Willingness to travel top promote the program.
-Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as
well as an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce
brings to the workplace.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon a
successful background check and employment verification.
Location/Region: Providence, RI (02906)