Assistant Director Academic Advising

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 11, 2021
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Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director Academic Advising

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Assistant Director of Academic Advising reports to the Director of Advising and is part of a leadership team that is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and assessment of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences Undergraduate Advising Services.

The Assistant Director works in partnership with the Director in hiring, supervising, and training staff under the developmental/appreciative advising model; supports implementation of advising-related technology; provides academic advisement to students as needed; coordinates special advising related projects to support student retention, equity, college and university goals, and best practices in advising. It is critical that the Assistant Director works to foster a welcoming, nurturing, and belonging environment for all students, including those underrepresented in the computer sciences.

Master's degree and 3- 5 years of experience in a higher education advising setting; strong administrative, organizational, analytical, and communication skills; strong knowledge and competence in technology and systems; ability to analyze quantitative data; ability to both take initiative and to work as a member of a team; ability to represent the college in a variety of settings with both internal and external constituencies.

Salary Grade:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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