ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING

POSITION:   Assistant Director of Academic Advising   

POSITION CODE:   4135

DEPARTMENT:   School of Education

STARTING SALARY:   Commensurate with Experience

APPOINTMENT:   Administrative, full-time, 12 months 

(Some evening and weekend hours required) 

POSITION AVAILABLE:   Immediately

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:   12 months

POSTING DATE:   June 29, 2018 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open until filled

DESCRIPTION:   Reporting to the Associate Dean of the School of Education and working with faculty and staff of the School of Education, this academic administrator provides a range of services supporting students, alumni, and friends of the School of Education and University.  This person fulfills a key role in the student affairs functions of the School of Education through advising Teaching and Learning graduate students. 

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Provides academic advising with School of Education students both on the main campus and at the satellite campuses to support student learning; evaluates and resolves internal and external student inquiries, issues, and ensures appropriate action is taken. This position is specifically associated with the Department of Teaching and Learning.

•Proactively liaises with chairs and faculty related to: accurate knowledge of course content, different program requirements, degree sign-offs, academic advising and other academic areas. 

•Assists students in advising related to course selections, transfer procedures and schedules; monitors students to ensure adequate progress toward degree; develops and communicates information regarding opportunities for electives, study abroad, internships and other fieldwork related components; assists students with disabilities in navigating the disability services process.  

•Assists in the delivery of student programs; develops and implements re-entry initiatives designed to help meet enrollment and retention goals; assists in the development of procedures for and participation in retention initiatives such as auditing re-entry and at-risk students, monitoring attendance and follows-up, and conducting and documenting exit interviews with students dropping out/stopping out. 

•Collaborates with the Associate Dean concerning possible problems or areas of improvement across the School, including providing organization and leadership to School functioning broadly.  

•Aids students seeking accommodations for disability services and learning disabilities in partnership with the University Student Services Department and under compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

•Maintains institutional confidence and safeguards operations by keeping information confidential; adheres to all safety and housekeeping policies and procedures. 

•Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred. A minimum of three (3) years related experience in higher education specifically in teacher credential, or equivalent combination; background in academic advising and student services, desirable. Successful candidate must be highly proficient in administrative reports, analyst and manipulating data, able to demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to work efficiently and successfully with minimum supervision; prioritize and handle multiple tasks and deadlines; be creative and flexible.  Valid driver’s license required. Upon offer of employment, a current DMV printout showing a good driving record will be required. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.  In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.

TO APPLY:   Submit a University of Redlands Administrator application form at https://myredlandsapps.redlands.edu/HRAdministratorEmployment/

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 909-748-8040 OR VISIT

http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/

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MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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