Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Master’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Higher Education Administration, Social Work, Counseling or a related field. Five (5) full-time years of increasing administrative responsibility in academic student success or academic advising at a college or university. Experience managing professional staff. Professional experience in word-processing, spreadsheet, database management, electronic messaging and internet applications.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. Additional years (6+) of increasing administrative responsibility in academic student success or academic advising at a college or university. Work experience at an AAU or large public research university. Budget management. Responsible for performance management of professional employees. Experience with a leadership role and responsibilities.
Brief Description of Duties: Incumbent reports to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges. Incumbent provides leadership, supervision, direction, and coordination of several areas and functions that support the Provost’s Office. Incumbent oversees hiring, employee learning, engagement, and evaluation of employees, as well as budget management and strategic planning. Incumbent is the liaison to academic and student services departments and develops, monitors, and effectuates policies, procedures, and outreach initiatives to ensure that the university meets accreditation standards and to support student retention and graduation and is a senior member of the Division of Undergraduate Education leadership team. Incumbent must be able to effectively communicate with and lead individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
SupervisionHire, engage, develop, and evaluate directors of the following units: University Scholars, URECA (Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities), Academic Success and Tutoring Center and Honors College. Provide guidance to directors regarding students who have special academic advising problems/needs. Oversee communications to all academic advisors in his her area regarding important advising matters.Leadership and Strategic PlanningProvides overall leadership, short-term and long-term direction and is liaison to academic and student services departments and develops, monitors, and effectuates policies, procedures, and outreach initiatives to ensure that the university meets accreditation standards and to support student retention and graduation. A member of the Stony Brook Curriculum implementation committee in its ongoing development, execution, and evaluation of the University’s general education curriculum. Division Professional DevelopmentResponsible for creating and implementing a Professional Development plan within the Division of Undergraduate Education, creating and seeking opportunities of growth and development for our professional 60+ staff.Data Collection and Interpretation Works collaboratively with the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness to identify and guide data collection and analysis processes to support the priorities and initiatives within the Division of Undergraduate Education.Committee Leadership and Involvement Chairs a variety of teams and committees in support of Academic Advising, Success, Program enhancements and developments, as well as technology enhancements. Serve on Student Success Team, Undergraduate Council and well as act as a resource for faculty and members of campus community about academic policies and procedures on west campus.
Special Notes:This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Shift: Day Shift
Posting Start Date: Aug 28, 2019
Posting End Date: Sep 27, 2019, 10:59:00 PM