Director of Student Transitions and Family Programs

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Student Transitions and Family Programs


Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Director of Student Transitions and Family Programs (Student Services Manager I) in the Office of Student Life.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  oversee all family programs; develop and implement a comprehensive family engagement plan which includes programming and communication using multiple modalities; create and follow a progressive master plan of strategic involvement of parents and families with the CCU community; develop and implement all orientation programs; assist in the hiring, training, assessing, and supervision of the Orientation student staff; supervise professional and student staff within the office;

manage all budgets; responsible for overseeing the Orientation, CINO TIE Welcome Week, and Family Programs budgets; conduct a yearly assessment of all aspects of the orientation, transition, and family programs; serve as a resource for all new students and their family members; complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Requirements: Master's degree and at least three (3) years of related experience are required. Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related area; direct experience with orientation, transition, and/or family programs; and a general understanding of student development and transition issues are preferred. Additionally, a successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written and have a commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2020 and continue until position is filled.


Student Services Manager I (CB75/124461), Full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band 06. Primary work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position requires extensive evening and weekend hours as assigned by supervisor, particularly during New Student Orientation.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.