Director of Advising, Recruitment and Retention (College of Science)

Location
Reno, Nevada
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 

The Director of Advising, Recruitment and Retention directs the academic advising processes of approximately 2400 majors and the assessment of advising and training programs for academic advisors and faculty advisors in the College of Science (COS). The Director supervises the college’s academic advisors, works closely with the faculty advisors, and represents the college on campus-wide committees. This position directs and coordinates all retention and recruitment activities in COS, including the ScienceFIT program, and works with the Dean to implement new programs and processes in these areas. Additionally, the Director is responsible for all college-level scholarship nominations. The position handles all marketing and brand related activities/projects for the college. The position reports directly to the Dean of the College of Science.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse population of nearly 22,000, including over 2,800 graduate students. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

For more information about this position, and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/24027

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.