The Lindner College of Business of Business (LCB) is at an exciting inflection point on the path to preeminence. The College has an established national reputation for excellence in several academic areas across its undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. A combination of research and teaching excellence distinguishes the College as a leader. In 2019, LCB will move into a state-of-the-art new building that represents a tremendous opportunity for the College to bring innovative approaches to business education and further elevate the role of the College at UC, in the City of Cincinnati, and in the national landscape.
The Carl H. Lindner College of Business is looking for an Assistant Director, Academic Student Advising to, under general supervision from a designated administrator, assist with the direction and administration of a college advising program(s) for our Graduate Programs Office.
Our graduate business programs help students get where they want to be, whether that is promoted at a Fortune 500 company, improving operations at a non-profit organization, or becoming an entrepreneur and starting their own business. As part of a thriving top-25 research university in a city with eight Fortune 500 companies, the Lindner College of Business delivers academic excellence with an emphasis on experiential learning in a multi-disciplinary environment, adding real-world value to students and the communities they serve. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities. Learn more about our Graduate Programs at http://business.uc.edu/graduate.html.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the college advising program and assist on a wide range of academic processes. Provide program guidance for meeting educational goals for the assigned program, implement program initiatives, answer questions and resolve complex issues; recommend alternative guidelines when applicable.
Serve as the department resource to students regarding university services and programs; explain and interpret college/program policies, procedures, and academic requirements. Interact with students personally, by phone and email. Monitor, analyze and enhance student performance and retention and determine appropriate action.
Compile data required for internal and external reports and assessments; interpret and disseminate information, provide advice, assist in development of advising materials, deliver presentations, ensure that all programs and services comply with university, state and federal regulations.
Maintain collaborative relationships with departments/units regarding advising efforts that enrich the student experience. Serve as liaison to the registrar's office and/or admissions and other university offices as needed.
Maintain and stay abreast of trends in advising and changes in academic programs and transition requirements. Assist with program recommendation and communication.
Recommend internal policies, procedures and controls; assist with setting goals and assessing outcomes.
Serve on various university, division and departmental committees, represent the department at various state and national associations.
Perform related duties as assigned.
*Note to applicant: This is a temporary full-time position for up to a maximum of a two (2) year period. This position may be extended beyond the end date depending on business necessity, performance and funding availability.
Master's degree in related educational program, student affairs administration, counseling, or other related field with one (1) years experience ; OR Bachelor's degree with three (3) years experience; OR Associate's degree with five (5) years experience; OR seven (7) years experience. Experience must be in a field related to advising program. Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.
Experience in teaching, counseling or other related advising functions are welcome. Good communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment is a plus. Candidates should be able to prioritize duties to meet changing demands. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and relationship databases is helpful.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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