Job Positions

Associate Director for Outreach and Support Programs

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Collaborative for Student Achievement


Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

Date Posted:

Aug 26 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

Friday, September 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. MT

Position Description

Summary-The Associate Director provides leadership for the Outreach and Support Programs unit in strategic planning, budget development and management, assessment, professional staff supervision, mission alignment with the Collaborative, and visioning for the unit’s future initiatives. The Associate Director is responsible for developing and implementing outreach, intervention, and retention strategies with a university-wide systems approach focusing specifically on academic transitions and success. The Associate Director oversees the university’s Fostering Success Program and is a direct report to the Associate Executive Director.


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Application Process

For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by Friday, September 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. MT. Please apply with a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, resume, and three professional references. A Curriculum Vitae is optional. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Institution Information

Colorado State University - Collaborative for Student Achievement

Additional Information

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523, (970) 491-1715. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836. Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Contact Information

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Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree
Five years’ professional experience in a higher education setting, with intervention experience in support of student success, evidenced by academic performance, persistence to graduation, and engagement with in-class and out-of-class learning, as a primary responsibility for two of those years
Experience directly supervising staff, including professional, graduate and/or undergraduate students Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion demonstrated through involvement with developing and implementing programs and services for students, as well as self-awareness education and participation in diversity professional development

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience engaging campus departments in a collaborative approach to enhance student success, including those in both academic affairs and student affairs
Experience resolving complex issues, as well as proposing and implementing change
Experience working one-on-one with students to be academically successful and progress in college, including outreach to individual students and student groups
Demonstrated experience working with advisors in understanding the impact of outreach on student success Knowledge of issues facing current college students and their families and knowledge of the factors associated with students in academic difficulty (academic, social, personal factors)
Demonstrated experience analyzing data to identify, develop, enhance and sustain programs and systems for student outreach and intervention
Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills such as reports, proposals, professional correspondence, and experience developing content for and delivery of presentations, workshops, or trainings