Director Academic Student Advising- College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
February 13, 2018
Director Academic Student Advising
Department of Advising
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
The College of Engineering and Applied science is seeking a Director of Academic Student Advising. In this role you will create, lead and administer the new academic advising center in UC's College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS), with a focus on retention and student success. In addition this role will be responsible for planning, policy and results. This position is supervised by a CEAS Associate Dean.
Responsible for strategic development, implementation and administration of goals to achieve advising mission and objectives; assume supervision and management responsibility for advising programs and priorities associated with student success and retention.
In collaboration with UC's Office of Advising & Academic Services, formulate, recommend, and implement policies, procedures, and controls; manage processes to increase student support and advance service levels; responsible for policy execution and results that enrich the student experience; formulate and communicate major policy changes affecting students and university partners; and participate in cross-functional policy development.
Responsible for coordinating the CEAS advising program in which decisions and quality of execution have significant impact on students and the university; assist with student affairs issues.
Provide administrative leadership and supervision to a team of professional advisors and support staff; hire, orient, train, mentor and evaluate assigned staff; monitor and coordinate staff development and training programs.
Responsible for collaborating efforts with administrative and academic units and acts as liaison between the student, parent, college, student affairs and other appropriate business partners; communicate and assist students, parents and business partners; resolve questions and complex issues; represent the university internally and externally.
Prepare reports, disseminate/interpret information, provide advice, deliver presentations, and ensure that all programs and services comply with university policies and state/federal regulations.
Ensure effective college deployment and use of advising tools and technologies designed to support student success.
Develop, implement and monitor budget; authority for budget, revenue and expense planning and approving expenditure; has signature authority as "accountable officer" for programs within area of responsibility; reports on budget status to higher level administrator.
Serve on university, college and departmental committees and represent the office at various state and national associations. Participate actively in UC's advising administrator team, supporting alignment between college and university-level strategic planning for student success. Participate in regular professional development and leadership development
Perform related duties based on college need.
Master's degree in academic advising, student affairs administration, counseling, higher education, or other related field with five (5) years experience; -OR-Bachelor's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR- Associate's degree with nine (9) year's experience; -OR- eleven (11) years experience. Experience must be related to areas of responsibilities and include progressively responsible administrative experience. Supervisory experience is required.
Create an Applicant Profile at http://jobs.uc.edu and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter to your APPLICATION.
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.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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