Director of Orientation, Transition & Family Programs
Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the esteemed position of Director of Orientation, Transition & Family Programs. This role offers a unique chance to foster student success and family engagement in a dynamic university community. Belonging and engagement define our campus culture. This role will contribute to the creation of an inclusive community where all students, feel valued, supported, and motivated to excel.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for the development, implementation, facilitation, and assessment of year-round parent/family programming/orientation; Support the development of and participate in all family programs facilitated by the department including Family Weekend; Guide, support, and assist with the planning, promotion, implementation, and assessment of all orientation programs (i.e. freshmen, transfer, special populations, parent/family, and online); Develop and create new orientation initiatives that respond to the needs of incoming students and their parent/family: Guide, support, and assist with the planning, promotion, implementation, and assessment of all transition programs (i.e. Teal Nation Welcome, Tau Sigma, Transition days/weeks, etc.); Develop and oversee creation and management of departmental communication; Develop on and off-campus collaborations and partnerships to enhance orientation, transition, and parent/family programs, services and initiatives; Manage all departmental budgets; and Provide oversight for student staff leadership development learning outcomes for all levels of student staff.
Requirements: A master’s degree, five (5) years of related experience and an in-depth understanding of student development are required. A master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related area preferred and direct experience with orientation and/or family programs is preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online at https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/21407. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Priority application date is September 17, 2023. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Student Services Manager I (CB75/61121833/ FTE-S00903P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 06. Salary range: $45,530.00 (minimum) to $64,885.00 (midpoint). Normal work hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. This position requires extensive evening and weekend hours as assigned by supervisor, particularly during Orientation and Teal Nation Welcome.