Undergraduate Student Affairs Director
The Undergraduate Student Affairs Director for the School of
Business ( SOBU ) is a member of the School’s administrative
leadership team and will assist in setting the direction of the
School and implementing its programs in order to achieve the
Essential Job Functions of Position
The Director is expected to interact with the School’s faculty
through the School’s governance process (committees/taskforces) and
to work with the School’s program directors as needed.
Coordinates schedules, meets with and advises Business students
throughout their academic careers to help them maximize their
experience as students. Assist and provides training for faculty
members in their advising duties.
In coordination with the Washburn
University Admissions Office, plans, implements and performs
activities to recruit traditional, transfer, and non-traditional
students for enrollment in the School according to the School’s
goals and priorities.
Allocates scholarship awards to new freshmen, transfer and
continuing Business students and monitors the award process.
Works closely with Washburn Center for Student Success to
coordinate all activities aimed at improving student retention for
School undergraduate students.
New Student Orientation
Plans and implements New
Student Orientation programs for potential business students.
Performs additional job-related duties as assigned or as
Non-Essential Job Functions of Position
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree. Five years of
professional experience in advising or student affairs. An
equivalent combination of education and experience may be
Master’s Degree in Business or a related
field. Experience in a university and/or advising setting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must be an effective communicator with demonstrated public speaking
Experience establishing relationships and partnerships with
internal and external constituencies (e.g., alumni, community and
business organizations) and participating in business and community
Proven ability to work independently exercising initiative, good
judgement and innovation
Proven experience working in a team-oriented office environment and
ability to work with culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse
students, staff, faculty, and other constituencies.
Proficiency with the Banner administrative
system and EAB Navigate. Web-content management skills, social
media expertise, experience working with international students and
Licenses, Certifications & Registrations
Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)
Responsible for traveling to offsite locations. (Frequency is
periodical to rarely.)
Campus Security Authority
Special Instructions to Applicant
Regular Business Hours, Other - additional evenings/weekend as
Average Hours per Week
Months per Year
Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching
focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the
diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates
who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that
fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and
we encourage applications from members of groups that have been
historically underrepresented in higher education. Application
materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will
contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and
inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.
Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal
access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and
employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national
origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or
Background Check Required?
Driving History Checked?
Drug Screen Required?
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
For earliest consideration apply by
Posting Close Date
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Documents Needed to Apply
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
- Yes, by the end of semester of hire.
- * Do you have at least five years of professional experience in
advising or student affairs?
- * Have you worked in a university and/or advising setting at a
School with AACSB accreditation?
- * I believe I have an equivalent combination of education and
experience that fulfills the education and experience requirements.
- Cover Letter