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Associate Director of Academic Success Center

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Academic Success Center

Job ID: 272519
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

To learn more about Georgia Southern's Vision, Mission and Values please click here:


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Academic Success Center

Job Summary

The Associate Director provides leadership and support for the development, administration, and evaluation of comprehensive institutional and unit programming. This role makes strategic, procedural, and developmental recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness and leads peer academic support services for the unit. The Associate Director demonstrates a steadfast commitment to embodying the Division of Enrollment, Marketing and Student Success Division's core values of service, collaboration, and excellence.

  • Assumes leadership responsibility for unit operations, programs, and personnel when the Assistant VP (AVP) is unavailable.
  • Assists the AVP with strategic planning and implementation of high-quality academic support initiatives; identifies and incorporates best practices for student success.
  • Assists the AVP with the development and management of the Peer Programs budget.
  • Leads Peer Programs' functional area operations, including but not limited to the effective administration of Tutoring Services and Supplemental Instruction.
  • Directly supervises Tutoring Services and Supplemental Instruction coordinators, including hiring, training, development, and evaluation; provides indirect supervision for graduate assistants and student staff.
  • Oversees the outreach and marketing for Peer Programs to the campus community.
  • Oversees ongoing assessment initiatives for Peer Programs, including the development and administration of assessment plans.
  • Leads collaborative efforts with academic departments and units across campus, as they relate to Peer Programs; maintains liaison relationships.
  • Provides support in representing the department at university events, including but not limited to orientation, open house, department and university committees.

Required Qualifications

Required Experience
  • Master's Degree with Five (5) years of related work experience or Bachelor's Degree with Ten (10) years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
  • Experience administering and coordinating tutoring services, supplemental instruction, or other peer learning programs
  • Supervisory experience

Proposed Salary

$60,617 - $70,000

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Application review may begin on May 24, 2024.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Travel required

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education

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