Assistant Director, Learning Effectiveness Program

Job description

Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) is the central student affairs division of the University of Denver. SAIE includes Housing and Residential Education, Student Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Health and Counseling, Inclusion & Equity Education, Disability Services Program, Cultural Center, Access & Transitions, Learning Effectives Program, Veterans Services, Student Outreach and Support, Student Rights & Responsibilities, Budget, Operations and Division Resources, New Student and Family Programs, Community and Driscoll Commons.

Position Summary

The Assistant Director is a member of the Learning Effectiveness Program Leadership team which supports student development through the LEP 4 Cornerstones of Self-Awareness, Self-Advocacy, Accountability, and Self-Determination. Our staff works with students to develop a community of engagement, intellectual and personal growth, and supports student persistence to graduation. The Assistant Director demonstrates an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and universal design for learning in hiring practices, training and development of employees, programming, campus collaborations and involvement in university/division-wide projects and initiatives.

The Assistant Director supervises staff, meets weekly with a caseload of students, develops and maintains trainings for staff, supports and participates in LEP activities including Journey to Empowerment Through Transition (JETT), Social Skill Building, Eye to Eye, as well as events and trainings through the SAIE division. The Assistant Director attends and leads staff and supervision meetings and professional development opportunities.

For the benefit of our students, relationships with faculty and other campus partners it is an expectation that members of our team have a desire to remain within our department for a minimum of 2 years. This is a 12 month, exempt, benefited position.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in counseling, psychology, education, or related field.
  • Experience working directly with neurodiverse students and students with learning differences in an
    educational setting.
  • Experience supervising full time professional staff.
  • Experience with staff training, academic support program development, and assessment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in counseling, psychology, education, or related field.
  • Experience working with student supports in a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of neurological-psychological testing and reports.
  • Understanding of ADA and accommodations.
  • Experience with student management systems.
  • Experience with parental and community outreach.
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of the principles of Universal Design for Learning.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 9.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $60,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.




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Job No: 493691
Posted: 4/12/2021
Application Due: 5/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable