Assistant Director - Academic Advising (S832)

Location
USA, California, Azusa
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Ref
S832
Contact
Azusa Pacific
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, Azusa Pacific University is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at six regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

For staff positions, please apply directly at: http://apustaffjobs.silkroad.com

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.

The Assistant Director oversees daily operations and supports continuous development of student success programs through Academic Advising (AA) with the aim of enhancing academic achievement, retention, and timely graduation of undergraduate students. The Assistant Director supervises graduate students and undergraduate mentors to implement student success initiatives, provides academic success coaching for an assigned roster of students, and supports team implementation of employee development programs to enhance campus-wide academic advising. Reporting to the Director of Academic Advising, the Assistant Director serves in a primary leadership role in AA to support student success programs through collaboration with Academic Success Coaches, academic departments, and academic support services.

Required Education

  • Master's degree required.

Required Experience

  • One year of supervisory experience (e.g., staff or student leaders).
  • One year of program development/management experience.
  • Academic coaching, advising, and/or peer mentoring experience.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options, an 8% retirement match, and a generous tuition discount.

http://www.apu.edu/humanresources/benefits/

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here: http://www.apu.edu/stories/

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.