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Director of Academic Advising

Employer
Stonehill College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Stonehill College invites applications for the Director Accessibility Resources, a member of the College’s Student Success Collaborative (SSC), and reporting to the Executive Director for Student Success. This is a highly visible and critical role at the College, ensuring that student success is facilitated for all students registered with the Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR). We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is a full-time 12-month position.

Stonehill College invites applications for the Director of Academic Advising position. As a member of the College’s Student Success Collaborative (SSC), the Director reports to the Executive Director for Student Success. The Director oversees the Office of Academic Services & Advising and serves on the leadership team for the SSC. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is a full-time 12-month position.

The Director of Academic Advising leads a team of professional academic advisors and works to mentor and develop their growth, emphasizing professional development and the creation of a culture that fosters innovation and embraces change. The Director will work to creatively expand resources by developing and implementing a student ambassador program and hiring, supervising, and mentoring a rotating team of graduate school interns as success coaches.

The Director works collaboratively with leadership in the SSC and with campus partners including faculty, staff, and administration to consider all aspects of the student academic experience and develop advising programs that support student success. Using the NACADA Concept of Academic Advising, the Director will lead the College through a comprehensive review of its advising models and practices.

The Director of Academic Advising is central to the creation of the SSC which brings together professionals from the Office of Academic Services & Advising, the Career Development Center, the Office of International Programs, the Office of Accessibility Resources, and Stonehill’s Center for Writing and Academic Achievement (CWAA) to work collaboratively to support students in an integrated four-year academic and professional advising program.

Education & Experience

A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or related field is required. 5-10 years of progressive experience in higher education administration advising and counseling undergraduates, and working with administrators, faculty, and parents/guardians in an advising setting is required.

Superior oral and written communication skills are required. Experience coordinating and running advising events/programs such as orientation for first-year and transfer students is desirable.

To view the full position description and apply for the position, submit a cover letter and resume via the URL link:

https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/21882

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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