About the Opportunity

As our Director of APHE New Course Adoption, you will build and expand AP credit policies nationally, with a primary focus on new course credit policy support and adoption. You will play a strong, visible, external role with campus faculty and academic/disciplinary associations, and will help coordinate and lead new course faculty ambassador engagement. In addition, the Director will contribute to the incorporation of new AP courses into existing AP credit policies at the state and system level.

In this role, you will:

New Course Outreach – AP African American Studies (50%)

  • Contribute to work on new course outreach, with a particular focus on African American Studies
  • Plan and lead Faculty Ambassador program to help advocate for AP African American Studies
  • Represent AP African American Studies at discipline specific conversations, at the campus or disciplinary level
  • Identify AP credit policy opportunities and seeking paths to close gaps

Support strong AP credit policies for all AP courses and exams (50%)

  • Develop effective strategies for delivering customized outreach to institutions, systems, and states in scalable models
  • Collaborate in the development of a strategic outreach and evaluation plan to drive and deliver support and credit policies for new AP courses
  • Lead individual outreach to a defined portfolio of campuses and systems
  • Effectively illustrate program relevance and value to academic leaders at targeted institutions and agencies; clearly convey alignment of AP courses and examination to comparable college-level learning outcomes
  • Coordinate with the AP Program’s Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment staff to stay abreast of new AP courses and the development of curriculum and assessment materials

About You

You have:

  • A Doctorate degree (required)
  • Expertise in a professional position in higher education or a related field, with 7-10 years progressively responsible work experience
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills and the proven ability to move forward multiple projects in concert, both independently and as a member of the team 
  • Knowledge of current Higher Education policy relative to credit, credit articulation, academic course equivalence, and persistence and degree completion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including facilitating meetings and presenting remotely and in-person to groups of 15 or more
  • Proven ability to build deep relationships and networks, and influence others to action
  • Academic training in African American Studies (preferred)
  • Once COVID travel restrictions are lifted, expected travel up to 40%


More information and apply

Date posted: 4/26/22