Enrollment is increasing at a pace unmatched anywhere
at the university. This significant growth offers a unique
opportunity for a Director of Student Services
make an impactful contribution during a time of so many exciting
possibilities. We are seeking a Director of Student Services who
has demonstrated success in leading a high performing team and who
thrives in change and is passionate about representing and
advocating for the student body. The Director of Student Services
will also have the opportunity to assist the Dean in implementing
new experiential learning programs for undergraduate research and
Partnering with the Associate Dean for Education, the
Oversee the strategies, planning, processes, and communications required to implement services and
programs for students.
Work with the Dean, Associate Deans, Chairs and
Directors of Undergraduate Studies to support existing, and
identify new priority goals and programs, including the
above-mentioned experiential learning initiatives for undergraduate
research, entrepreneurship, student team projects, etc.
Oversee the administrative functions of Bowers
CIS undergraduate services and programs, administrative
support, fundraising, marketing, and alumni and corporate
Manage the staff team supporting Bowers CIS
undergraduate programs, focusing on advising, course coordination
and recruitment of 500+ undergraduate course staff per
semester with partnerships crossing multiple colleges including
Engineering, Arts and Sciences and Agriculture and Life
Facilitate collaborations of student services with
related functional areas in the college including Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion.
Serve as the college liaison to other colleges/schools and the university on issues related to
Student Services and student success.
Master’s degree with 5-7 years experience in higher
education leading student service functions or equivalent
combination of experience and education.
Ability to motivate employees and
build functional teams to complete goals.
Demonstrated knowledge in student development and
engagement, higher education, and trends
Highly developed skills in leadership, management, and
Proven success in academic programming and student
service development and delivery.
Exemplary interpersonal skills with the ability to
effectively collaborate, network, and develop relationships.
Commitment to diversity,
equity and inclusion and the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
Ability to analyze issues, develop solutions, and implement actions.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and public relations skills.
Demonstrated experience using statistics and metrics for informing success in student services.
Effective financial management,
and fiscal operations management in higher
education or the public sector is preferred.
Gift management and stewardship experience is
Experience with marketing, information technology
management and facilities management in higher education is
What we offer:
Visa sponsorship is not available with this
Relocation assistance is available for this
The opportunity to work with a dynamic group of people
in a high-growth organization where employee development is
A broad set of competitive benefits under the Endowed
program, including educational opportunities, access to virtual
wellness programs, health care options, 3 weeks of paid vacation,
13 paid holidays, and superior retirement contributions. https://hr.cornell.edu/benefits-pay