ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADVISING
Duties: Manages Office of Academic Affairs advising functions for all levels of nursing students including meeting with students, developing/revising individualized plans of study, partnering with university resources, and staffing walk-in advising hours. Serves as key resource for access student populations, internal and external transfer students, student athletes, and coordinated dual degree students. Collaborates with Student Services team in managing Student Affairs functions, including New Student Orientation, Family Weekend, and related activities. Directs Summer Mentorship Program. Plans and implements student Wellness initiatives. Manages cases of students in crisis, contacting key university resources as needed. Represents School of Nursing at key school and university meetings regarding students.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, and minimum of 3-5 years of related experience, preferably in a university setting. Master's degree (in Higher Education, counseling, student personnel) strongly preferred. Prior experience in student counseling or academic advising highly desirable. Proven ability to plan, implement, manage and evaluate initiatives, programs and activities. Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects and work in a team environment. Solid analytical skills required. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to analyze and interpret information, present clear and concise recommendations and intervene effectively as needed. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Must work well with students, faculty, parents, and other constituencies. Proficiency in MS Office Suite needed (including word processing, spreadsheet and database management, and web management). Prior supervisory experience desired.
Reference Number: 06-28260
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Nursing Academic Affairs
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration