Assistant Director - Advising, Concurrent Enrollment

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Director - Advising, Concurrent Enrollment

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
UVU is seeking an Assistant Director of Advising. This role will assist with all functions related to directing the advising team, including the staffing, onboarding, and supervision of advisors within the program. Maintains a 70% advising load and advises new, prospective, concurrent enrollment students in all aspects of the program. This includes university-wide academic programs, student development, and major pathways. Manages caseload using predictive analytics and proactive outreach to improve retention. Duties include explaining policies, making referrals, maintaining records, addressing academic standards issues, coordinating academic issues with faculty and staff, and attending meetings as assigned.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and two years experience related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and/or experience totaling six years.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Concurrent Enrollment.
  • Knowledge of recruitment of high school students.
  • Knowledge of career and academic counseling practices, services, activities, and operations.
  • Knowledge of student development theory and effective student success strategies.
  • Knowledge of career assessment, counseling, and other related technology.
  • Knowledge of predictive analytics for student success.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of effective organizational staffing, supervision, and personnel practices, including staff development and training.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to UVU’s mission and strategic directions.
  • Demonstrated skill in effective interpersonal, collaboration, and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated skill in effective communication across university divisions, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated skill in problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Demonstrated skill in employee development and performance management.
  • Ability to demonstrate relationship care-taking and group facilitation techniques to ensure continued engagement by stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide for an environment supportive of affirmative action and the achievement of the university’s affirmative action goals and policies.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative and collaborative work environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage people of various backgrounds and skill sets.
  • Ability to gather, interpret, and apply data and information to improve student success.
  • Ability to serve students from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs.


Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in a directly related field and four years experience related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and/or experience totaling ten years.


Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in a normal office environment.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $47,667 - $59,583

Advertisement Number: STA45120
Open Date: 10/01/2020
Review Start Date: 10/07/2020
Close Date: 10/18/2020
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20228

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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