Assistant Director

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Position Number: 00065379

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Student Success and Advising Center strives to successfully engage students in the academic and social life of the College and university community while maximizing the students' potential to progress towards degree completion and develop necessary skills and competencies that will enable them to become productive, effective educators and professionals

Essential Job Duties: Advise first- and second-year College of Education students in a developmentally appropriate way and serve as a Student Services team member supporting student success. This responsibility will require the adviser to be comfortable with a proactive style of advising and coordinate additional support and programs for at-risk populations. Assist with training and supporting the Academic Advisor position. Responsible for advising operations in the absence of the Director. Serves as the liaison and coordinator for Summer START students, New Student Orientation, Exploratory Studies, and manages the College's CODA review process. Serve as an instructor for ED 100: Intro to Education and assists with curriculum design and course implementation. Work collaboratively to develop appropriate academic and co-curricular programming for College of Education students with the goal of supporting student success and development. Provide additional support as needed for Student Success initiatives (i.e. Passport to Success, SAY Village, Professional Growth Units). Work with the College of Education Recruiter to support recruitment efforts, including Phone-a-Thons, Open House, and yield events. Some requirements of the position will require attendance at occasional evening and/or weekend events (i.e. New Student Orientation, Open House).

Minimum Education/Experience: This position requires a Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling or related field, A minimum of 3 years of academic advising experience at the university level and demonstrated success in a higher education setting, preferably in academic or student affairs. Previous experience with teaching and curriculum development for a first year seminar course. In addition, a working knowledge of assessment and its importance to student success is desirable.

Department Required Skills: Familiarity with computing technology and Microsoft Office products. Comprehensive understanding of university software systems that inform student progression. With limited direction the ability to demonstrate knowledge of university, college, and major requirements, policies, and procedures. Ability to lead staff, advisors and students through the intricacies, process and comprehension of graduation requirements. Ability to evaluate complex educational plans for students and work with students to develop meaningful options. Ability to successfully manage complex issues related to student advising and multifaceted student advising populations. Ability to collaborate with relevant services and resources to assist the student in problem resolution. Understand complexities and inner nuances of internal transfer requirements. Make appropriate and ethical decisions and encourage and assist others in making appropriate ethical decisions. Ability to serves as a leader/trainer for other staff and advisors for prospective, current, and former students regarding programs and policies (university, state and federal levels). Exhibit leadership and foster an open environment for understanding and working with diverse student populations and colleagues. Excel in detailed written and verbal communications with students, colleagues and parents. Ability to provide leadership in providing advanced resources/opportunities when working with students to participate in professional development, internship, and graduate program opportunities. Provide leadership to other staff, advisors and students by coordinating, leading, or offering professional development, campus engagement, and training opportunities

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: At least 4 years of academic advising at the University level.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: na

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 6/30/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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