Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Position Code: 4797
Department: School of Education
Starting Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Education
Appointment: Administrative, full-time, twelve (12) months (Some evening and weekend hours required)
Position Available: Immediately
Introductory Period: Twelve (12) months
Posting Date: October 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Associate Dean of the School of Education, working and collaborating closely with other academic advisors within the Office of Student Success, and closely coordinating with both internal and external key constituents of the School of Education, this academic administrator provides a range of services supporting students' academic advising and alumni's credentialing processes. This person fulfills a key role in the student support functions of the School of Education through advising graduate students (specifically master's level students in Multiple Subject and Single Subject programs) in the Department of Teaching and Learning. The University of Redlands' School of Education is committed to matters related to social justice as well as educational justice.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provides academic advising with School of Education master's level students (in Multiple Subject as well as Single Subject) both on the main campus and at the regional campuses to support student learning; evaluates and resolves internal and external student inquiries, issues, and ensures appropriate action is taken. This position is specifically associated with the Department of Teaching and Learning.
- Proactively liaises with the department chair, the program coordinator, and faculty related to accurate knowledge of course content, different program requirements, degree sign-offs, academic advising, and other academic areas.
- Assists students in advising related to course selections, transfer procedures, and schedules; monitors students to ensure adequate progress toward degree(s); develops and communicates information regarding field-related expectations/professionalism/socialization, and fieldwork related components; assists students with disabilities in navigating the disability services process.
- Assists in the delivery of student programs; develops and implements re-entry initiatives designed to help meet enrollment and retention goals; assists in the development of procedures for and participation in retention initiatives such as auditing re-entry and at-risk students, monitoring attendance and follows-up, and conducting and documenting exit interviews with students dropping out/stopping out.
- Closely works and collaborates with the Assistant Director of Academic Advising who oversees advising for the Education Specialist program as well as preliminary teaching credential programs (EDSP, Multiple Subject, and Single Subject).
- Collaborates with the Associate Dean and other School administrators concerning possible problems or areas of improvement across the School, including providing organization and leadership to School functioning broadly.
- Aids students seeking accommodations for disability services and learning disabilities in partnership with the University Student Services Department and under compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Maintains institutional confidence and safeguards operations by keeping information confidential; adheres to all safety and housekeeping policies and procedures.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as needed.
- Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or directed
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Masters preferred plus three (3) to five (5) years related experience in higher education specifically in teacher credential (knowledge and understandings of regulations of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing/CTC). Background in academic advising and student services is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be highly proficient in administrative reports, analyze and manipulate data, able to demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to work efficiently and successfully with minimum supervision; prioritize and handle multiple tasks and deadlines; be creative and flexible. Valid driver's license required. Upon offer of employment, a current DMV printout showing a good driving record will be required. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.
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