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Director of Advising for Statewide Campuses

Company: UNAVAILABLE
Location: Price
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThe Director of Advising for Statewide Campuses -(Program Coordinator SR) oversees academic advising and success coordinating efforts for the statewide campus system in coordination with the Utah State University system of advising and student success initiatives, and Statewide Campuses advising supervisors. This position plays an integral role in enrollment management for USUs Statewide Campuses through developing high-level professional relationships, building and maintaining trust with stakeholders and campus partners, and developing advising and success coordinating initiatives that support USUs retention and completion strategies. The Director of Advising provides consulting, guidance, planning, and assistance for multiple student services areas and projects relating to: academic advising, success coordinating, student persistence, retention, and completion.The Director of Advising works closely with Directors of Students, University Advising and region-specific academic advisors, success coordinators, and other student-facing roles at the various statewide campuses. Additionally, this position will work as a liaison between campuses and centers state-wide and administration within various student serving offices, colleges, and departments. The position will report to the Assistant Vice President for Statewide Campuses. The position can be based at a USU Statewide Campus or USU Logan.ResponsibilitiesEnrollment Management through Student Services & Success Coordinating

  • Develop and maintain persistence and retention practices that strengthen the role of success coordinators and student services staff.
  • Develop, coordinate, and participate in Statewide early alert processes in alignment with Statewide leadership and the Office of Student Retention and Completion
  • Oversee and coordinate professional development & training opportunities aligned to professional competencies for student affairs professionals.
  • Increase statewide collaboration of student services.
  • Create strategic plans and develop new initiatives and programs for retaining students through success coordinating.
  • Develop and standardize processes and procedures for student hand-off from admissions to enrollment of new students.
  • Serve as Statewide Campuses lead to coordinate and collaborate services with the key student services offices.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Vice President, Statewide leadership team, and Directors of Students relating to other offices and how we refer and serve students.Statewide Student Services Leadership & Committee or Project Involvement
    • Coordinate the integration of advising, success coordinating, and other student services at Statewide residential and non-residential campuses.
    • Meet regularly with Statewide administration to present data, plans, and progress towards goals (DoS weekly meetings, monthly Administrative Council meeting, other meetings as needed or by invitation).
    • Represent Statewide at various USU advising and student services meetings, committees, and working groups.
    • Initiate and/or serve on Statewide Campus-related student services committees (retention, orientation, centralized scheduling, success messaging, etc.).
    • Initiate and/or collaborate on student services projects as they relate to advising, success coordinating, enrollment, recruitment, retention, and staff development.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with college and departmental administration and academic advising personnel to ensure accurate and consistent services to students across the state.
    • May serve as proxy for Assistant Vice President at meetings, committees, councils, and task force, if requested.Academic Advising Leadership
      • Supervise the Statewide Integrated Studies Academic Advisor & Completion Coordinator.
      • Develop and maintain high impact academic/major advisor practices through review of current supports, increased statewide collaboration, and professional development & training opportunities aligned to professional competencies.
      • Evaluate Statewide Campus advising structure and develop strategic planning to increase advisor capacity and proficiency.
      • Develop and manage consistent and accurate advising practices for Statewide Campus advisors aligned to advising professional competencies, student analytics, and institutional advising best practices.
      • Create strategic plans and develop new initiatives and programs for Statewide Campuses academic advising.
      • Assess and analyze potential roadblocks for academic/major advising and develop plans to mitigate them.
      • Oversee advising and coordinate advising relationships across the USU system.
      • Lead Statewide all-advisor monthly meeting.
      • Develop and maintain relationship with University Advising.
      • Increase collaborative and leadership opportunities for advisors and success coordinators through participation on committees/working groups in supporting and lead roles, opportunities to present to or train others, and platforms for advisors and success coordinators to share expertise with peers and others.
      • Implement award/recognition system for outstanding advisors, success coordinators, and other staff who strive to serve students in an exceptional way.Key Competencies
        • Ability to build trusting relationships within a highly complex organizational structure
        • Strong, demonstrable active and reflective listening skills
        • Clear, concise, and positive communication skills
        • Excellent organizational, records maintenance, and time management skills
        • Ability to take initiative and ownership of project
        • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions
        • Ability to direct the work of others
        • Ability to seek and accept constructive feedback; use feedback to improve owns own professional practice
        • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
        • Ability to interact positively with students, staff, faculty, and/or the public in a team environment
        • Project specific knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in position recruitment notices
        • Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined
        • Knowledge of computers and database/spreadsheet/word processing softwareQualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
          • Masters degree in a related field plus minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
          • Demonstrated experience leading and/or supervising teams.
          • Ability to build trusting relationships within a highly complex organizational structure.
          • Strong, demonstrable active and reflective listening skills.
          • Clear, concise, and positive communication skills.
          • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and manage programs and services at a university level.
          • Knowledge of academic advising and current student persistence, retention, and completion practices.
          • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.Preferred Qualifications:
            • Knowledge of Utah State University policies, procedures, technology, and organizational structure.
            • Knowledge and experience with multi-campus university structure.
            • Knowledge and experience using data and student analytics.
            • Experience with assessment of higher education and/or student affairs.
            • Proven ability to develop training opportunities relating to professional competencies.
            • Familiarity with serving online and post-traditional student populations.Required DocumentsAlong with the online application, please attach:
            • Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV
            • Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
            • Philosophy of Advising Statement to be typed/pasted at the end of your application under "Other Documents"**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**Advertised SalaryMinimum $60,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefitsADAEmployees typically work in an office environment and are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes. However, in certain instances employees may work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions. Employees could be exposed to hazardous chemicals. - Employees nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing). - Bending and stooping is occasionally required. Employees nearly continuously listen, hear, and talk. University HighlightsUtah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.USUs statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 masters and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. -Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.The USU main campus is located in beautiful -Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a -Dual Career Assistance program -to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the universitys ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu. -USU Land AcknowledgmentPlease visit our website to learn about Utah States land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.Notice of Non-discriminationIn its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies:Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, -discrimination@usu.edu, -Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266Title IX Coordinator -Matthew Pinner, -titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit -https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:U.S. Department of Education, -Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, -800-421-3481, OCR@ed.govU.S. Department of Education, -Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, -OCR.Denver@ed.gov*updated 11/2022

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