Job Positions

Director, Engineering Student Services

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


School of Engineering


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Date Posted:

May 3 2022 10:05AM

Close Date:

May 31 2022

Position Description

The SIUE School of Engineering seeks qualified applicants for the Director, Engineering Student Services. The Director will provide oversight for academic advising, enrollment management, retention, and on- and off-campus recruitment activities for all undergraduate students in the School of Engineering.


The selected candidate will be responsible for supervising academic advisors and their records management of approximately 1,500 students including monitoring routine procedures for academic planning and those for admission and graduation (transfer credit evaluation, graduation check, commencement eligibility, and probation and suspension procedures). The Director will have authority to modify office practices, procedures, and policies to ensure efficient and quality services to students, faculty, staff, and outside constituencies. This includes developing ongoing training programs for staff members and maintaining system for evaluating staff members. The Director shall also maintain data on inquiries, prospective students, admitted students, enrolled students, students on warning/probation, and inactive students to generate reports to the Dean and Associate Dean as needed. Additionally, the Director, Engineering Student Services will represent the School of Engineering on any internal school committees and any University-level committees assigned by the Dean or the Associate Dean. The Director will also participate in select recruitment activities such as meeting with prospective students/parents, admission counselors, high school and community college; participation in on campus events (SIUE Previews, Transfer Visit Days, Major Fairs, New Student Orientation, etc.) and off-campus events (High School and College Career Fairs, Student Organization events, etc.). This position also coordinates the Engineering Explore Day for the department. The professional responsibilities of this position may necessitate some evening hours and weekend hours. Further duties and responsibilities that support the School’s mission and goals may be assigned.

Application Process
To Apply for this Vacancy:
This position closes to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST on the posting end date. When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete updated 2022 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed). Candidates must upload and attach the following documentation to their application package in SIUE’s HireTouch system:
-Cover Letter
-Unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE. All candidates must provide transcripts for educational qualification verification and/or course work assessment.
-List of at least three professional references with current contact information. When uploading your required documents, please ensure you attach them to the correct position using the drop-down box to label. Failure to follow this step may keep Hiring Managers from reviewing your materials. Candidates also need to complete the full Administrative / Professional application forms package located under the Applicant Profile box in HireTouch. Incomplete application packages will result in a delay of review and/or non-review. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may incur union dues.

Institution Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit. SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling). Join the adventurous minds here at SIUE that are changing the world; explore our employment opportunities today.

Additional Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

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Required Qualifications

-Master's degree.
-Minimum five years experience in higher education.
-Experience in academic advising.
-Excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong oral and written communications skills.
-Ability to organize, plan and supervise.
-Computer literacy.
-Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications