Montclair State University

  • Program Administrator

    Job Locations US-NJ-Montclair
    Posted Date 6 months ago(2/14/2018 4:14 PM)
    # of Openings
    College of Education and Human Services
  • Overview

    *** This is a part-time position ***. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Counseling and Educational Leadership, the part-time Program Administrator for the Online Educational Leadership Program is responsible for the quality of delivery of the online program. The Administrator reviews applications, supports students’ progress through graduation from the program, provides field experience and career guidance, and supports retention of students by ensuring their success in online learning. He or she works closely with the Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) and Clinical Specialist for the M.A. program in Educational Leadership to ensure consistency and continuity for the online program in relation to other program pathways. The Administrator is evaluated by the department chair in collaboration with the program GPC and Clinical Specialist.


    • Overseeing the academic administration of the program including:

                  - Working with Graduate School and Office of Online Programs to ensure timely follow up during the Admissions process
                  - Development and implementation of online student orientations for program and internships
                  - Mentoring of cohorts and individual students

    • Providing ongoing student advisement on career and professional issues throughout the program, including coordination of fieldwork and accompanying supervision where appropriate
    • Working with Instructional Technology and Design Services (ITDS) and Office of Online Programs to develop and implement an education-specific pre-program experience for those with limited online learning experience (to increase retention)
    • Assuming responsibility for retention advising, and serving as a liaison to represent the academic program to administration offices (including the registrar, bursar, financial aid, and summer sessions/special programs) to ensure smooth transitions and articulation
    • Performing other relevant duties as assigned.


    Required: Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or related field. Experience with online learning technologies and with online teaching. Strong organizational skills. Ability to be self-directed. Strong interpersonal skills. 


    Preferred: Experience in school/district leadership.


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