2592 Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program


TITLE Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program




IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Director, Dual Credit Program

MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Associate Provost for Access and Outreach


The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program makes presentations to area high school students about the dual credit program at Missouri State University and coordinates with dual credit teachers in area high schools and University academic departments to facilitate the administration of the program.   The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program works with high schools, students, and parents to facilitate a positive experience with Missouri State University’s dual credit program.   The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program works with various University departments to assure dual credit teachers and students have access to appropriate resources.   The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program reviews applications and determines admissibility to the program and administers annual contractual agreements and revenue-sharing payments to the high schools.  The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program helps to ensure that the Dual Credit Program is administered in accord with guidelines established by the University and the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in education or a related field is preferred.  A Master’s degree is preferred.

Experience:   At least two years of experience in program development, project management, and/or marketing is required.  

Skills:  Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.  Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are required.  Project management and organizational skills are required.  Proficiency in the use of Excel, Word, and presentation software such as PowerPoint is required.

Effort: Occasionally required to lift and carry materials weighing up to 40 pounds.

Other: Out-of-town travel throughout the state of Missouri is required; a valid Missouri driver’s license and transportation is required. The scope of the position may occasionally require some evening or weekend work to oversee off-campus dual credit programs and related duties. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.


1. Provides day-to-day coordination of the University’s Dual Credit Program by coordinating with dual-credit instructors, high schools, high school students, and academic departments, making informational presentations at schools, administering the annual agreements with schools, recommending policy and procedural changes, assisting with orientation activities for students and instructors, solving problems, and serving as an advisor and resource for the Dual Credit Program Exceptions Committee.

2. Contributes to the achievement of the University’s recruitment and retention goals by providing information about the University’s dual credit program to high schools and high school students and their parents, working cooperatively with the University’s admissions and recruitment staff, representing the University at programs for the high school market, and encouraging dual credit students to consider attending the University upon graduation.

3. Assists in developing marketing and recruiting strategies and helps to prepare copy for publications.

4. Provides registration assistance to area high schools by distributing and collecting admission and registration materials to meet specified registration deadlines.

5. Reviews student applications and determines admissibility and uses an understanding of registration protocol to register students to support outreach registration functions.

6. Builds dual credit courses in the University’s student system, assists dual credit teachers with grading and other administrative tasks, and provides assistance to schools, teachers, students, parents in navigating the University processes.

7. Coordinates the annual banquet for high school administrators and dual credit teachers.

8. Maintains spreadsheets on all dual credit sections each semester and revenue-sharing calculations.

9. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

10. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as directed by the Director, Dual Credit Program.

11. Contributes to the overall success of Access and Outreach by performing all other duties as assigned.


The Assistant Director, Dual Credit Program is supervised by the Director, Dual Credit Program.




Factor 1: Professional Knowledge, Skill, and Technical Mastery

Level 2 - 900 Points: Entry-level professional knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, and methods of non-technical administrative and managerial functions. Knowledge permits the employee to carry out basic recurring tasks and routine portions of assignments or to carry out less demanding professional elements of assignments in areas including communications, social sciences, art and design, education, and related functions while gaining in familiarity with the University's policies and goals, business practices and/or accounting systems. This level of knowledge permits the employee to schedule and carry out the steps of a limited operation or project to complete stages of a multi-phase project. Knowledge at this level is typically acquired through a combination of formal education and/or training and experience that includes a requirement for a college degree in an unspecified field or a specific background in a non-technical area. Knowledge requirements may also include a limited amount of related work experience.

Factor 2: Supervisory Responsibility

Level 2 - 130 Points: Regular, but limited, supervision, training, or directing the work assignments of (a) small numbers of student, part-time or temporary workers, or (b) one or more permanent, full-time employees. The nature of supervision is largely confined to scheduling work and assigning tasks. Supervision at this level typically does not include a full range of supervisory responsibilities, and supervisory duties typically do not consume a large portion of the work day.

Factor 3: Interactions with Others

Level 3 - 250 Points: The purpose of interactions is to advise or counsel others to solve recurring and structured problems, and/or to plan or coordinate work efforts with other employees who are working toward common goals in situations where relationships are generally cooperative. Interactions are moderately structured and routine and may involve employees in different functions, students, and/or the general public. These types of interactions require normal interpersonal skills.

Factor 4: Job Controls and Guidelines

Level 2 - 250 Points: The employee carries out a group of procedures using the general methods and desired results indicated by the supervisor. Typically, standard operating procedures, handbooks, and/or reference manuals exist for most procedures, but the employee must select from the most appropriate of several guidelines and make minor adjustments to methods. Unforeseen situations are normally referred to others for resolution. Assignments are related in function and objective, but processes, procedures, or software varies from one assignment to another. Based on the assignment, the employee uses diverse, but conventional, methods, techniques, or approaches. Employees in jobs at this level may perform work that is moderately complex, but normally performed within a fairly narrow and specific functional area.

Factor 5: Managerial Responsibility

Level 3 - 850 Points: Work involves providing significant support services to others both within and outside of the department that substantially influences decision-making processes. Work activities are complex and others rely on the accuracy and reliability of the information, analysis, or advice to make decisions. Work activities have a direct, but shared, impact on further processes or services, affect the overall efficiency and image of the department, and may have material impact on costs or service quality within the cost center. Incumbents may be responsible for identifying areas of need and for developing proposals that request funding to fulfill those needs.