Assistant Director, Scholar Support Programs - Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services (A1
Assistant Director, Scholar Support Programs
Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Applications are being sought for the position of Assistant Director, Scholar Support Programs, in the Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Scholar Support Programs team provides support and resources to undergraduate students in three unique scholarship programs: Illinois Promise, Stamps Scholars, and University Scholars. The Assistant Director works closely with the Director to ensure all programmatic goals are met and is a key contributor in providing support to Illinois Promise scholarship recipients with a primary emphasis on developing and implementing programs and initiatives that promote I-Promise student success.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with key campus and community partners to advocate for the I-Promise student population and collaboratively develop and deliver programs and events
- Establish objectives and measurable outcomes, participate in content development for programs and activities, track and evaluate results, and use assessment findings to drive decision making
- Recruit, select, train, and advise the I-Promise student leadership group; coordinate and provide oversight of all programs and activities
- Provide monitoring, outreach and individual advising to I-Promise Scholarship recipients
- Organize and/or support other crucial I-Promise initiatives such as recognition events, orientation events, advancement/donor relations activities, and mentoring programs.
- Contribute to web and print communications and annual reporting.
- Participate in relevant campus committees and professional development experiences.
Position Requirements and Qualifications:
- Master's degree preferably in social work, counseling, college student personnel, higher education administration, or related field.
- At least 2 years of professional experience in student-centered positions in higher education.
- Demonstrated ability and commitment to working with culturally diverse groups.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders (i.e. campus partners, donors, faculty, businesses, mentors, etc.)
- Exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated skills in program development, implementation, and management.
- Demonstrated skills in program assessment including data collection, analysis and report-writing.
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and manage multiple tasks and priorities.
- Highly proficient with commonly employed software, databases, and web applications.
Preferred Experience Qualifications:
- Experience supporting undergraduate students from underrepresented populations including students from low income backgrounds and first generation college students.
- Experience working with college students both individually and in groups, including supervising and/or leading student groups and/or student organizations.
- Demonstrated success in event planning, public speaking, and budgeting.
- Experience in marketing and communications (i.e. websites, social media, infographics, program branding, newsletters, etc.).
- Experience working with undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or other large public universities.
This position is a 100% full time, twelve month, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Starting date is as soon as possible. To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by June 26, 2018. Interviews may begin prior to close of the search, but a hiring decision will not be made until the search closes. For further information about this position, please contact Jennifer Steiling at [email protected].
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
College Name or Administrative Unit: Office of the Provost
Category: Academic Professional
Title: Assistant Director, Scholar Support Programs - Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services (A1800372)
Open Date: 06/12/2018
Close Date: 06/26/2018
Organization Name: Center Advising and Acad Svcs