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DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATIVE

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022
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Position Summary

You must be a current employee of the University of Georgia to apply for this position. The University of Georgia seeks an innovative leader to serve as the next Director of the Division of Academic Enhancement ( DAE ). The Director of the Division of Academic Enhancement reports directly to an Associate Vice President for Instruction.

The Director provides vision and leadership to guide the development of new programs and strategically refresh the DAE’s curriculum and services to meet the needs of all students. The Director must be able to use recent educational research and intra-University data to promote the University’s student success agenda and assess the impact of the division on the University’s student success and completion agenda. The Director must be able to initiate, develop, and sustain strong positive relations with UGA advisors, faculty, administrators, and others; thus, the ability to collaborate and create partnerships is essential.

Work requires face-to-face and online interaction with students, colleagues, supervisors, administrators, and faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supervise and evaluate the activities of the DAE, recruit and supervise its staff, and administer its day-to-day operations;
  • Develop, implement, and assess instructional support curricula, programs, services, and activities;
  • Create and promote instructional support initiatives and strategies in collaboration with academic advisors, faculty, staff, and others;
  • Keep current with state-of-the-art and emerging student success research, analytics and technologies to benefit students;
  • Conduct research and analyze test data and performance of current instructional support system in order to make recommendations to improve instructional support system;
  • Evaluate current evidence-based research and innovative regional and national projects to inform local practices;
  • Work with Office of Institutional Research to develop metrics to evaluate performance of instructional support system;
  • Seek external funding where appropriate and, in collaboration with Development and Alumni Relations, support private fundraising for scholarships and other initiatives.


We seek a creative, highly organized, and collaborative individual who has previous experience in working with a variety of students, is committed to working with students, academic advisors, faculty, administrators, alumni, and donors, and is passionate about empowering students to achieve success.

Special Instructions to Applicants

You must be a current employee of the University of Georgia to apply for this position. The Search Committee invites applications, inquiries, and nominations for this position. Applications should be accompanied by a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of at least five professional references. References will not be contacted without prior communication with applicants. Applications and nominations will be accepted for 31 days from the original date of posting and review of applications will begin immediately.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1493P

Working Title

DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATIVE

Department

VPI-Academic Enhancement

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The DAE empowers all students to Learn Differently by offering innovative courses for academic success, programs, and services, and creating student-centered initiatives. The Division supports students as they transition into higher education and sustains their progress through the University’s unique academic environment. Its services include Academic Coaching; the PLaTO (Peer Learning and Teaching Others) program which includes Peer Allies, Peer Learning Assistants, and Peer Tutors; the Presentation Collaboratory; and Student Success Workshops. The DAE also includes Initiatives to support first-generation, rural, and underserved students, as well as the early start summer program Thrive at Georgia . It collaborates with several units in overseeing the Georgia Commitment Scholarship and the ALL Georgia program and is home to several TRIO programs, including Educational Talent Search, McNair Scholars, Student Support Services/ STEM -H, and Upward Bound/Math + Science.

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

Internal (PEP)

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Minorities & Females

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date

02/01/2023

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

11/28/2022

Job Closing Date

12/29/2022

Open until filled

No

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Director, Division / Department AD

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Academic Professional

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral (or other terminal) degree from an accredited college or university;

Additional Requirements
  • At least three years of experience in teaching, tutoring, advising, or pedagogical training in a higher education setting;
  • At least two years of progressively more responsible leadership as a director, manager, or supervisor with oversight of a program, center, or department;
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
  • At least two years of experience using evidence-based research to develop and assess programs;
  • At least two years of experience working in a large, public R-1 university setting.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with academic advisors, faculty, administrators, and others;
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation, and communication skills;
  • Excellent networking skills.
Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

Yes

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Supervise and evaluate the activities of the DAE, recruit and supervise its staff, and administer its day-to-day operations

Percentage Of Time

60

Duties/Responsibilities

Develop, implement, and assess instructional support curricula, programs, services, and activities within DAE and in collaboration with academic advisors, faculty, staff, and others

Percentage Of Time

15

Duties/Responsibilities

Analyze current data about the instructional support system, evaluate innovative regional and national practices for student success, and keep current with state-of-the-art and emerging student success research, analytics and technologies that benefit students

Percentage Of Time

15

Duties/Responsibilities

Seek external funding where appropriate and, in collaboration with Development and Alumni Relations, support private fundraising for scholarships and other initiatives

Percentage Of Time

10

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you a current employee of the University of Georgia?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents

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