Director of Student Services and Stakeholder Engagement
Division/College: College of Science
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $45,000 or higher depending upon education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Director leads and manages all programming efforts to strengthen student recruitment and retention within the College of Science. This includes but is not limited to: the development and implementation of marketing and recruiting strategies to attract quality new students; implementation and management of effective student retention strategies; counseling with students experiencing academic difficulty; coordinating special events on and off campus for current and prospective students and stakeholders; overseeing the college's scholarship awarding process; working with college leadership, faculty members, and college and university committees as needed. The Director will work collaboratively with Strategic Enrollment Management to meet university and college recruiting and retention goals. This position reports to the Dean, College of Science, or designee.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a STEM field, communications, marketing, or related field. Work experience in higher education. Experience working professionally with people from a wide variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Ability to edit and write business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials. Knowledge of computer operation and software programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Marketing and/or communications experience. Experience in student advising. Familiarity with UI records systems, regulations, and processes. Superior interpersonal skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Must be able to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 30 lbs.
Posting Number: SP002719P
Posting Date: 02/22/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before March 14, 2021 will receive first consideration.
In addition to completing the online application, please provide a resume and a letter of qualification addressing the required and preferred qualifications.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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