Specialist Program Director (Bridgeport)

DISABILITYCROSSING in Bridgeport, CT

  • Industry: Executive Management - Administrative/Operational Support
  • Type: Full Time
  • $105,965.00 - 160,190.00
position filled
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found ****The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. Senior Academic Advising Specialist Program Director Location Storrs, CT, United States Posted on Dec 18,2019 Apply for this job your email: upload resume: Profile Job Description: Under the general direction of the Executive Director for Enrichment Programs and the Assistant Vice Provost for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the Senior Academic Advising Specialist provides administrative direction for undergraduate academic and pre-professional advising. The Senior Academic Advising Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and delivery of pre-professional program content and will act independently within the goals and objectives of the program and the guidelines established by the supervisor. Key areas of responsibility will include: collaborating with faculty and staff advisors in all schools and colleges; coordinating university-wide probation, dismissal, and student outreach processes; contributing to efforts that improve student success through data driven insights; supporting development of an advising assessment plan; planning and managing professional development and training programs for the university advising community; coordinating the health professions composite letter process; and designing and implementing pre-professional advising pathways using available technologies. In addition to pre-professional program responsibilities, the Senior Academic Advising Specialist will also assist in the support of Nexus (University advising database application) and related student success initiatives to increase the coherence of advising across the university. For a full list of duties, please visit **** MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree and four or more years of relevant experience or Master's degree and at least two years of relevant experience. Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated competence in the practice of undergraduate academic advising, and ability to resolve complex program problems. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to identify and resolve complex administrative problems. Ability to develop and evaluate professional development and training workshops for the University advising community. Ability to successfully advise undergraduate students and to interpret educational records and data related to student academic performance and progress. Knowledge of advising practices for pre-professional health and/or law students. Demonstrated ability to create systems and processes to enhance the efficiency of advising service delivery. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external constituents and the public. Ability to supervise professional staff as needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Ed.D. or Ph.D. in related academic discipline. Professional work experience at a large research university. Demonstrated experience advising undergraduate students in a professional capacity. Experience with peer learning and mentoring models. Experience in program and/or project assessment. Experience in large-scale program implementation and/or support. Skills in survey design and data analysis. Evidence of creative use of resources to solve organizational challenges. APPOINTMENT TERMS This is a permanent full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. TO APPLY Please apply online at ****Staff Positions, Search #2020277. For full consideration, upload a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with full contact information. Please note that references will not be contacted until later in the search process after discussion with applicants. Include search number on all correspondence, search #2020277. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020277) This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 20, 2019. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found ****The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. Apply Now Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated competence in the practice of undergraduate academic advising, and ability to resolve complex program problems. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to identify and resolve complex administrative problems. Ability to develop and evaluate professional development and training workshops for the University advising community. Ability to successfully advise undergraduate students and to interpret educational records and data related to student academic performance and progress. Knowledge of advising practices for pre-professional health and/or law students. Demonstrated ability to create systems and processes to enhance the efficiency of advising service delivery. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external constituents and the public. Ability to supervise professional staff as needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Ed.D. or Ph.D. in related academic discipline. Professional work experience at a large research university. Demonstrated experience advising undergraduate students in a professional capacity. Experience with peer learning and mentoring models. Experience in program and/or project assessment. Experience in large-scale program implementation and/or support. Skills in survey design and data analysis. Evidence of creative use of resources to solve organizational challenges. APPOINTMENT TERMS This is a permanent full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. TO APPLY Please apply online at ****Staff Positions, Search #2020277. For full consideration, upload a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with full contact information. Please note that references will not be contacted until later in the search process after discussion with applicants. Include search number on all correspondence, search #2020277. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020277) This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 20, 2019. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found ****The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.Bachelor's degree and four or more years of relevant experience or Master's degree and at least two years of relevant experience. Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated competence in the practice of undergraduate academic advising, and ability to resolve complex program problems. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to identify and resolve complex administrative problems. Ability to develop and evaluate professional development and training workshops for the University advising community. Ability to successfully advise undergraduate students and to interpret educational records and data related to student academic performance and progress. Knowledge of advising practices for pre-professional health and/or law students. Demonstrated ability to create systems and processes to enhance the efficiency of advising service delivery. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external constituents and the public. Ability to supervise professional staff as needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Ed.D. or Ph.D. in related academic discipline. Professional work experience at a large research university. Demonstrated experience advising undergraduate students in a professional capacity. Experience with peer learning and mentoring models. Experience in program and/or project assessment. Experience in large-scale program implementation and/or support. Skills in survey design and data analysis. Evidence of creative use of resources to solve organizational challenges. APPOINTMENT TERMS, Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated competence in the practice of undergraduate academic advising, and ability to resolve complex program problems. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to identify and resolve complex administrative problems. Ability to develop and evaluate professional development and training workshops for the University advising community. Ability to successfully advise undergraduate students and to interpret educational records and data related to student academic performance and progress. Knowledge of advising practices for pre-professional health and/or law students. Demonstrated ability to create systems and processes to enhance the efficiency of advising service delivery. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators as well as external constituents and the public. Ability to supervise professional staff as needed. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Ed.D. or Ph.D. in related academic discipline. Professional work experience at a large research university. Demonstrated experience advising undergraduate students in a professional capacity. Experience with peer learning and mentoring models. Experience in program and/or project assessment. Experience in large-scale program implementation and/or support. Skills in survey design and data analysis. Evidence of creative use of resources to solve organizational challenges. APPOINTMENT TERMS, Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020277)This is a permanent full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Please apply online at ****Staff Positions, Search #2020277. For full consideration, upload a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with full contact information. Please note that references will not be contacted until later in the search process after discussion with applicants. Include search number on all correspondence, search #2020277.
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