The Assistant Director, McQueary College of Health and Human Services (MCHHS) Student Success and Advisement Center provides professional academic advisement and support to prospective and current students with majors in MCHHS, with a specific emphasis on assisting at-risk and vulnerable student populations. The Assistant Director, MCHHS Student Success and Advisement Center works closely with the Director, MCHHS Academic Advisement Center/Student Success Specialist and staff to achieve Student Success and Advisement Center goals and implement student success initiatives. The Assistant Director, MCHHS Student Success and Advisement Center assists in planning and coordinating recruitment events, workshops, and fairs, utilizes technology and electronic resources for outreach and marketing (Signal Vine, Blackboard, social media, etc.), connects with representatives from high schools, community colleges, and feeder schools to streamline student transitions to the College, and coordinates diversity and inclusion activities for the Center, including providing support to College and University-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Primary duties include: Assist in planning and coordinating recruitment events, workshops, and fairs; Support diversity and inclusion initiatives; Support outreach and marketing efforts through use of technology; Provide professional academic advisement and support to prospective and current students with majors in MCHHS; Assist in the implementation of student success initiatives; Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Advisement Center and the Dean of the College.
Applicant Documents Required Documents
Unofficial Transcripts - 1 Statement on Diversity and Inclusion Optional Documents Unofficial Transcripts -2 Unofficial Transcripts -3 Other Documents -1 Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.
Education: A Master’s degree is required.
Experience: At least three years of full-time professional academic advising experience is required, where knowledge of federal, state, and higher education policies and procedure have been gained. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills (including conflict management and working with diverse student populations), and organizational and time management skills are required. The ability to learn and follow complex procedures and detailed policies while working with minimal supervision is required. Effective decision-making skills are required. The ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty and staff across all areas of campus is required. A working knowledge of various computer applications and database applications is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds is required.
Experience with outreach, marketing, recruitment, and promotion is preferred. Experience working with at-risk and vulnerable student populations is preferred. Experience working with the majors/programs/pathways of the McQueary College of Health and Human Services is preferred. Extensive knowledge of the University, its academic programs, requirements, and regulations is preferred.