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Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor - Sacramento Campus

Alliant International University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2023

Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement. The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.

Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.

Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

The Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor, under the direction of the, Regional Director of Campus and Student Services, or designee, leads and executes the delivery of student services functions to supplement and enhance the academic experience, student retention, and graduation. Specific functions include: Student Advising, Campus Operations, Orientation, Commencement, and student issue resolution. The Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor will be the Student Adviser and oversee day to day operations of the campus as the primary person responsible for local management decisions and actions.

The Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor will supervise IT and faculties and have a shared reporting relationship with other staff roles on the campus including Admissions and Financial Aid in a matrix environment.

Starting Salary: $65,000

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in Education, Counseling or Management or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Two to five (2-5) years of progressively responsible higher education student/academic advising or closely related professional experience, preferably in graduate or professional education. Supervision experience of professional staff prefered. Demonstrated success in leading teams of diverse employees as well as experience with enlivening and fostering a climate that values and embraces all forms of human diversity.

Certifications, Licenses, etc.: None


• Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (especially, Word & Excel), CARS, CX integrated database or equivalent databases.

• Supervision skills needed as well as advanced advising skills, effective organization and written and oral communication skills, substantial teaching and advising skills.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with a diverse student, faculty and community is essential

• Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background.

• The position requires multi-tasking abilities, exceptional interpersonal/cross-cultural communication skills,

• A high degree of multicultural and international competency,

• The ability to organize and plan work, and the ability to complete tasks with accuracy and meet deadlines.

• Proven ability to work effectively as a team player.

• Highly motivated, focused and results oriented.

• Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines, and maintain composure under high stress conditions.

• Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others.

• High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• The Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor serves as the Student Advisor for students enrolled at the campus and facilitates seamless integration of the student experience from the point of admission through degree completion.

• Responsible for assisting students with course transfer credit evaluation, course registration, study plans, degree audits, advancement to candidacy, dispute resolution, and accessing university resources.

• Responsible for planning and leading New Student Orientation and Commencement in partnership with campus committees, Director of Events, and Regional Director of Campus and Student Services.

• Serves as the campus liaison to university-wide student support services including the Office of Accessibility, International Student Services, Military/Veterans Affairs, Career Services, and Tutoring Services.

• Develop, implement, and monitor a proactive advising and appreciative advising model.

• In partnership with campus community, implement and execute the Net Promoter Score action plan to improve student success (i.e., retention, persistence, and graduation rates) and enhance student satisfaction.

• Serves as the advisor to the Student Government Association on campus.

• Responsible for the operational effectiveness, growth, and successful day-to-day operation of assigned campus. Provide leadership, oversight and management for IT and facilities.

• Ensure Human Resources policies and procedures are upheld to assure compliance with the federal and state regulations, university policies, and collective bargaining agreements.

• Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or directed.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Direct Reports: Facilities, Information Technology, Security, and Student Assistants.

Indirect Reports: The following campus positions report to the Associate Campus Director, Student Advisor in a matrix relationship with the functional leadership of the University: Admissions and Financial Aid.

Contact Responsibility:

Internal: Interacts with supervisor to receive direction and instructions and/or review of work results. This position with work closely with colleagues in multiple departments including Academic Deans, campus-based Program Directors, Associate Provosts, Human Resources and IT Departments as well as other University Campus Managers/Directors to support both students and colleagues in achieving student success and Department goals. Consults with and provides support to library staff.

External: None.

Primary Work Location, Hours & Travel Requirements:

Office Location: On Campus

Work Hours: Standard office hours

Travel: None

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work environment is in a standard office setting. Frequently exposed to low to moderate noise, various odors, temperature changes, and equipment with moving parts, including but not limited to computers, phones, printers, and other standard office equipment.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions including, but not limited to, regular sitting and being mobile; continual communicating both in person and on the telephone; regular keyboarding; regular reading of both print and digital material; and all other activities required to perform essential functions.


• Responsible to perform all work in a manner that complies with the organization policies, applicable regulations, applicable standards of professional performance, or other recognized laws or requirements as these policies, regulations, standards, laws or requirements relate to the position.

• Responsible to participate and support in the organizational compliance activities and to take appropriate action in reporting issues related to compliance.

• Responsible to perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner that complies with the Alliant International University Mission, Values, and Pillars, if applicable.

Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.

Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.
Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants . This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information. We encourage you to read this notice carefully.

Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.

Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.

Company: Alliant International University, Inc.

Country: United States of America

State/Region: California

City: Sacramento

Postal Code: 95833

Job ID: 260733

Date: Oct 23, 2023


Sacramento, CA, US, 95833

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