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Assistant Director of the Academic Success Center

SUNY Brockport
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
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Sep 23, 2021

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Assistant Director of the Academic Success Center

Job no: 495875

SUNY Budget Title: Senior Academic Advisor
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport
Department: Academic Success Center
Categories: Management & Professional

Located in Western New York, State University of New York College at Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport! Job Summary: SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of the Academic Success Center (ASC). Reporting to the Director of the Academic Success Center, the Assistant Director is responsible for leading the development, implementation and organization of transition and success programs including first-year and transfer student orientation. The Assistant Director is an integral part of the departmental leadership team focused on providing student centered support and inspiring the College to achieve academic success and engagement. As part of the ASC leadership team, the Assistant Director is also a key organizer of diverse student retention, persistence and success initiatives. Our comprehensive lifecycle programming includes major campus initiatives such as orientation, the Academic Planning Seminar, the Military Support and Engagement Committee, underrepresented student support, and first-generation student support among other cross-divisional academic and student engagement initiatives. This includes the supervision, development and support of the Transition and Success Coordinator and Second Year, Transfer and Mentoring Programs Coordinator who directly run many of these initiatives.

The ASC is a central hub of student support in a newly designed, state of the art facility providing services like tutoring, student accessibility services, academic advisement, success skills workshops, student success interventions and transition programs like orientation and a first-year seminar class. Developing a sense of belonging and recognizing the needs of a diverse student body is at the core of all ASC initiatives. Programs within the Academic Success Center have been recognized as national best practices with a rich history of starting as a pilot school for the John Gardner Institute Foundation of Excellence Program.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in student success, transition programs, or orientation management at a college or university.
  • Minimum of 2 years of direct professional supervisory experience.
  • Experience developing, organizing, and administering budgets.
  • Experience in formulating student outreach initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in student success or transition programs at a college or university.
  • Experience managing a budget over $50,000.
  • Strong management of multiple functional areas and organization of institutional resources to meet goals and objectives.
    Work Schedule: M-F day hours, some nights and weekends Salary and Benefits: $57,846 May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Background Investigation Statement:
    All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. New York State Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement: We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success. SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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