Associate Director, Graduate Student Experience
Officer of Administration
Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Business
Administration/Management, Student Life/Services
Office of Advising and Student
Experience, Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration:
Commensurate with experience
Application Review Begins
August 16, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying you will be required to attach the following
1. A resume/CV.
2. A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and if
applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please
describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you
would add value in this role.
3. A diversity statement that highlights contributions and
commitment to diversity. The Office of Advising and Student
Experience is committed to creating an equitable learning and
working environment that actively respects, includes, and engages
everyone. What would that mean to you in this role? How would that
inform your work?
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three
professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone
numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing
the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In
order to ensure consideration, please submit your application
materials prior to or on the listed review date.
The Lundquist College of Business (LCB) is one of seven schools
housing academic programs on the University of Oregon campus. The
college works cooperatively with other UO Colleges and Schools to
prepare students for a broad range of career paths. There are
approximately 101 full- and part-time faculty members, 75 staff
positions, 1,254 undergraduate majors, 1,125 undergraduate minors,
260 master's students and 36 doctoral students. The annual budget
of the college is approximately $28 million.
The University of Oregon is committed to creating a more inclusive
and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated
potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.
The Associate Director of Graduate Student Experience will have the
opportunity to work with a team of staff and faculty that is
dedicated to the success of our graduate students from the time
they think about joining our program up to and including the time
that they become alumni.
This position is responsible for the oversight, management, and
implementation of student services for current Eugene based
graduate programs (MBA, MSF and MAcc).
The Associate Director will work closely with the Associate Dean
for Student Experience to ensure a high quality experience for
incoming and current students and will provide support and context
for applying complex student services to the organization's
management, faculty and students. The Associate Director oversees
advising and is integral in decisions regarding course waivers, the
fulfillment of departmental course prerequisites and requirements,
and the implementation of policies related to academic performance
An important part of this role will be working closely with the
heads of the Lundquist College of Business centers of excellence,
academic committees as necessary, and other faculty and staff as
required. This position also collaborates with other student-facing
units such as Lundquist Admissions and Mohr Career Services.
The Associate Director supervises the Assistant Director of
Graduate Student Experience, and student employees.
This is a full-time, 12-month professional position that reports to
the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs.
- Master's degree in related area, or the equivalent combination
of education and relevant advising experience.
- Four years of experience working with college students and the
ability to assess individual capabilities.
- Three years of supervisory experience.
- A demonstrated commitment to student development and
sensitivity to diverse populations.
- Ability to effectively convey information and express thoughts
- Ability to use listening skills and display openness to other
people's ideas and thoughts.
- Exceptional organization, written, and public speaking
- Ability to exercise independent judgment.
- Ability to multitask with exceptional time management
- Ability to develop partnerships within a higher education
setting and throughout the community.
- Ability to foster respect for all individuals and points of
view while interacting appropriately with all members of the campus
community, campus visitors, and business and community
- Ability to create a hospitable and welcoming
- Ability in problem identification, reasoning, ability to
develop original ideas to solve problems, and
- Strong office applications and database management
- Ability to work in a collaborative and effective manner with
faculty, administrators, students, alumni, and business people at
all levels of an organization.
- Knowledge of university-specific computer application programs
and knowledge of university procedures.
- Knowledge of business practices and those industries relevant
to Lundquist graduate students.
- In-depth knowledge of post-degree employment opportunities and
practices for students graduating from a business school.
- Five years of experience in higher education advising
- A proven track record of developing, building, and assessing
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
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disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
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referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
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