Associate Director-University Advising Office | Rochester Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

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Associate Director-University Advising Office 6175BR Provost University Advising Office Detailed Job Description Responsibilities include: Lead and facilitate advisor development program at RIT to help advance advising model Partner with director to engage advising stakeholders to identify and prioritize efforts on an annual basis Offer multiple resources for RIT advisors via CPD workshops, webinars, brown bag lunches, etc. Analyze feedback received from participants and share information as appropriate in order to continuously improve services Identify and coordinate tracks for different levels of advisors (new, established) Manage logistics and record-keeping processes Create university level advising handbooks and documents (syllabi) in consultation with advising constituents Lead and facilitate the RIT Advisors Council, including: Identify timely and appropriate meeting topics for the University community Develop activities, presentations, and documents related to RIT processes, CAS Standards, and NACADA best practices Share timely information and cutting-edge articles with advisors via email distribution list and/or website Create and disseminate communications to highlight noteworthy advising news, articles, etc. for the campus community (i.e. weekly updates) Coordinate relevant information to be shared on the University Advising Office website Lead Sr. Staff Specialist to identify logistics for Advisors Council (room reservations, distribution list maintenance, inviting and scheduling guests, meeting minutes, etc.) Partner with the director to mobilize Advisors' Council committees related to advising and student success, provide charge for committees, and review progress as they prepare recommendations for stakeholders Manage centralized repositories and tools (share drive, UAO website) for advising documents and resources Assist director to lead evaluation and assessment of university advising initiatives, including: Partner with university advising community Engage advisors council committees and deans delegates for advising when appropriate Review with Office of Educational Effectiveness Assessment Lead annual efforts to evaluate and report on advising assessment data Partner with University Advising Office team to refine the use of technology related to advising and student success for the university advising community (i.e. processes related to Starfish, SIS, etc.) Provide triage/overflow advising for university community Act as triage coordinator for University Advising Office Assist students and families who need assistance navigating RIT advising resources Track and report trends and issues to share with university leadership as appropriate Attend SBCT on behalf of the University Advising Office as requested Supervise university advisors assigned to support students across multiple colleges Partner with colleges being supported by advisors Document processes and expectations for evaluation and feedback Lead committee for Provost's Award for Excellence in Academic Advising Support and participate in retention and student success initiatives as assigned Assist in the overall marketing efforts of the department Represent the University Advising Office on university committees as appropriate Other duties as assigned Department/College Description The University Advising Office leads RITs undergraduate academic advising program and strategic student success initiatives to consistently support students academic success, persistence towards educational and career goals, and on-time graduation. The associate director reports to the director of the University Advising Office. Required Minimum Qualifications Earned Masters degree in Higher Education, counseling or a related field Minimum of 5 years experience in higher education with progressively responsible administrative experience Experience with student information systems, databases, and/or student success software Required skills: Demonstrated success in working with advising and/or student support initiatives Deep understanding of student development and learning theories Strong knowledge of academic advising, student success and retention strategies Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills Experience presenting information and facilitating workshops for a variety of audiences Team player with a commitment to working effectively with multiple constituents across campus Demonstrated diplomacy and consensus-building skills Self-guided, autonomous worker Creative problem solver Desired Qualifications: Experience configuring technology, documenting processes, and training users Previous experience working across multiple constituencies Previous experience supervising paraprofessional and professional staff Knowledge of/ willingness to learn American Sign Language Preferred Qualifications Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function: Wage Band: Required Application Documents How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu . As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. 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