DIRECTOR OF ADVISING
JOB NO.: 91354-LI
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive, Management/Supervisory
Employment Class: Limited
Position Vacancy ID: 91354-LI
Working Title: Director of Advising
Official Title: DIR, UNSPECIFIED (7)(M93DN)
Hiring Department: A190100-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ADMINISTRATION/GENERAL
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Minimum $64,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's degree required. Preference for degree in engineering, social science, physical/natural sciences, higher education or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Seven years direct experience in college academic advising, academic affairs, student services, academic program management, counselling, career development, project management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Experience working with students interested in STEM at college level.
* Proven ability to lead, supervise, and manage a team with a customer service focus.
* Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with engineering faculty, staff and the wider campus community.
* Demonstrated ability to manage programmatic activities and day-to-day office operations, including setting expectations and goals for the office.
* Experience utilizing quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate program effectiveness and guide program development.
* Demonstrate a high degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness in working with students from diverse backgrounds, such as first generation, underrepresented, transfer, and other targeted populations.
* Proven experience working collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty and staff from a variety of racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
* Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively within and for a diverse community in a responsive, sensitive and caring manner.
*Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills.
* Experience assessing performance of an advising function.
* Work with engineering students, including transfer and non-traditional students.
* Understanding of the engineering profession and engineering curricula, and ability to relate to engineering undergraduates and prospective students.
* Experience with budget functions associated with academic advising.
The Director of Advising provides leadership and strategic direction and oversees day-to-day operations of the College of Engineering's (CoE) undergraduate academic advising services which is comprised of 12-15 student services staff. The CoE offers 12 engineering degree programs and has over 4500 undergraduates. The director reports to the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs.
Instructions to applicants:
Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume as one PDF document.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
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Advertised: Jul 21 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 13 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time