Job Positions

Director

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5

 

Department:

Academic Advising

Institution:

Carroll University

Date Posted:

12/9/19

Close Date:

2/9/20
 

Position Description
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing assessment/improvement of the Comprehensive Advising Program.

Duties
LEADERSHIP
•Provide strategic vision for Academic Advising Services and academic advising across campus
•Fulfill the mission and goals of Academic Advising Services with attention to the diverse needs of residential, commuter and graduate students•Chair and convene campus-wide advising initiatives
•Collaborate across Academic Affairs and Student Success to ensure students receive the best advising possible to empower and retain students
•Maintain effective and collegial working relationships across the university
•Nurture and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in Academic Advising
•Keep apprised of best practices in advising and assessment through active engagement in NACADA and other professional development organizations

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
•Supervise the Academic Advising Services professional and student staff
•Provide training, professional development, and support to faculty advisors

ADVISING, TEACHING, & LEARNING
•Oversee the day-to-day operations of all services and programs offered by the Academic Advising Center
•Provide first-year advising for all first-year and returning students as well as first-semester advising to transfer, non-traditional and part-time students
•Counsel current students and parents about the advising process
•Advise exploring and major-changing students
•Collaborate with various campus constituents on the Exploring Program, Pre-Nursing Advising Program, Bound for Success Program, multiple grant programs and other academic and social support programs
•Serve as Academic Advising Services representative to counsel prospective and incoming student at programming events such as Campus Days, Preview Day, and the Student Involvement Fair
•Organize and facilitate the first-year, non-traditional and transfer student Advising & Registration program

ADMINISTRATION & ASSESSMENT
•Oversee all Pre-Health Professions advising efforts in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Academic Advising Services
•Serve as Carroll3 pragmatic Academic Advisor and assist the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business and Enrollment Management with assessment and tracking of this specific population of students
•Implement annual assessment/improvement plan
•Develop and oversee online advising environment for students and related support materials for advisors
•Ensure accuracy of notes and records of student advising interactions•Perform other duties as assigned

Application Process
Please reference job #1920-069and submit application, cover letter and resume to cucareers@carrollu.edu. Human Resources
Carroll University
100 N. East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

Institution Information
A true Pioneer, Carroll University is Wisconsin’s first, four-year institution of higher learning. Our private university is grounded in the liberal arts tradition and is a leader in the health sciences. We offer more than 95 areas of study including a variety of graduate programs and a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. From 1846 forward, we’ve prepared our students to live a life of purpose and meaning through learning opportunities and experiences in a diverse and global society.Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff.

Additional Information

Contact Information
cucareers@carrollu.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
•Master’s degree required
•At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in academic advising in a college or university setting

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite•Ability to use University software to create & maintain student advising records
HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLS:
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Excellent analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills.
•Commitment to excellence and accountability in student academic advising.
•Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with leadership, management, students, parents, faculty and staff through a consultative, collaborative and active-problem solving approach.
•Sensitivity to the needs of students, parents and colleagues.
•Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with students and their families when appropriate.
•Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, organize work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment.
•Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
•Excellent professional judgement.•Ability to utilize data relevant to the goals of the position.
•Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
•Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Preferred Qualifications
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
•Experience managing an annual budget preferred