Director for Orientation, New Student and Family Programs

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Mar 30, 2017
Temple University
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Students, the Director for Orientation, New Student and Family Programs provides leadership and direction for the University's new student orientation program as well as the Parent and Family Association, and is responsible the planning, implementation, and management for all areas of new student orientation, including transfer students and parent & family orientation. Through partnerships with academic services and student services, the Office of Orientation, New Student and Family Programs creates a comprehensive program to facilitate student's transition to the University. The office is responsible for the orientation of over 8,000 students on an annual basis. The Director is responsible for supervision of the Program Coordinators, and overall leadership of the office. Assesses all aspects of the office and makes recommendations for additional efficiencies. Takes an active role in planning both the pre-visit online information student's view and the on campus orientation sessions. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Student Personnel administration, Higher Education or related field. A minimum of three years of experience in Student Affairs administration, including program development, assessment, training, and leadership. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to recruit, train and work effectively with students, and publicize activities/accomplishments.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Comprehensive understanding of higher education student services.
*Strong supervisory, organizational and administrative skills.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
*Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment.
*Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects.
*Ability to work with a diverse population of students, families, faculty and staff.
This position requires a background check. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

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