Requisition ID:  29064

Associate Director, Engineering & PPI, Professional, Continuing, and Online Administration

Job Summary

This 12-month staff position reports to the Principle Managing Director supporting the professional, continuing, and online administration for the College of Engineering (70%), and Polytechnic Institute (30%). The Associate Director assists with operational planning and collaborations with the functional leaders of TLT, Student Experience, Online Partnerships, and others; organizes and directs day-to-day operations; contributes to the development of goals and planning efforts for budgets and operational plans; leads, designs, develops, and coordinates large/complex projects; and may lead teams to improve service and quality. The Associate Director serves as an alternative representative for the Senior Managing Director when necessary.


About Purdue University Online
Building on Purdue University's historic land-grant mission, Purdue University offers online programs designed to make a high-quality Purdue education as accessible to students no matter their location. We offer over 200 online degrees and certificates taught by prestigious, internationally recognized Purdue University faculty, with the same rigorous, accredited programs offered on our flagship campus.


This is a hybrid position. 

What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in management, higher education administration, information technology, instructional design, or related discipline
  • Six (6) years of experience in one or more of the following required: project management, marketing, market demand analysis, financial management, reporting, and analytics, recruiting and admissions, student support, alumni relations, and/or instructional design and course design. 
  • In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience


What is helpful (Preferred):

  • Experience working with professional, continuing and online educational programs


Skills Needed: 

  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels from academia, industry, and government Skilled in project management
  • Strong oral and written communication, organizational, and management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Skilled in the use of educational technology applications (e.g., LMS, SIS, CRM and other computer applications)


What is helpful (Preferred):

  • Knowledge of project management, marketing, market demand analysis, financial management, reporting and analytics, recruiting and admissions, student support, alumni relations, and/or instructional design and course design

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Immediately
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette