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Director, Academic Success Center
Reporting to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director of the Academic Success Center oversees the Centerís personnel and budget. Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a program of academic assistance designed to maximize the potential of the individual student, particularly first-year students and students for whom the universityís academic requirements are particularly challenging. Coordinates the development and scheduling of courses to meet the Centerís mission.
Collaborates with personnel in Academic and in Student Affairs to address studentsí needs. Maintains appropriate records, prepares budget requests, and supervises Center office operations and personnel.
Physical Condition:
Minimum of three yearsí relevant experience, including supervisory, budget oversight, and management responsibilities; preferably at a four-year institution of higher education.
Knowledge of the issues, trends, theories, and methodologies related to learning and student retention. Ability to follow generally accepted office practices and procedures and proficiency in the use of computers.
Earned graduate degree required, preferably in education or psychology; doctorate preferred.
Additional Requirements:
Must be well-organized; posses excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; be able to work effectively with a diverse student body; and be able to set, plan, and achieve ambitious goals. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last updated 2012-03-21