Assistant Director, Graduate, Distance, Professional & Special Populations Student Experience

Washington D.C., United States
Jan 31, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Job Location Marvin Center - 800 21st St NW - FB0021
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003160
Working Title: Assistant Director, Graduate, Distance, Professional & Special Populations Student Experience
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, with occasional nights and weekends.
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 16
Recruitment Salary Range: low- to mid-$50,000s
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Emergency Designation: No
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 01/30/2014
Job Close Date: 02/13/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2-3 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Degree in higher education administration, counseling, or related field.

Progressively responsible higher education administration experience to include experience within student affairs.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience with building partnerships between student affairs and academic affairs.

Proficiency with personal computers and the use of database software.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Oversee all aspects of the Graduate, Distance, and Professional Student Experience creating co-curricular and engagement opportunities for this population, including management of GDP staff. Manage partnerships between Graduate Programs in the academic colleges and the Center for Student Engagement. Serve as an advocate, as needed, for this student population with various departments on campus.

  • Focus on annual projects within the Graduate, Distance, and Professional Student Experience and Special Populations including, GW Bound, Graduate Student Welcome Day, Graduate Student Family Basketball day, engagement opportunities at the Ashburn campus, and other programs developed for specifically to engage with these populations. Serve as liaison to campus partners that produce programming for students, including but not limited to Graduate Student Enrollment Management, and student service offices of the graduate schools.

  • Oversee Center for Student Engagement programmatic initiatives for international students, veterans, 1st generation college students, and other special populations of students. Manage partnerships and serve as liaison with offices that focus on the engagement of these specific populations of students.

  • Oversee all aspects of the Off-campus Student Affairs office, including management of the website, proactive measures to address off-campus student behavior, off-campus housing fair, F-street Commission, and follow-up to off-campus student behavior issues, as well as management of Off-campus Student Affairs staff. Serve as liaison to campus partners that address off-campus student issues, including Community Relations, GWPD, and Student Rights and Responsibilities. Maintain records and contribute to the off-campus student annual report as outlined in the university campus plan.

  • Conduct administrative functions such as budget preparation and tracking, statistical reporting records maintenance, and associated management functions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned, in support of the overall work of the Center for Student Engagement. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.