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Assistant Director of Advising and Coaching

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Academic Success Center


Clemson University

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Position Description

The Assistant Director provides leadership and coordination for all aspects of academic coaching, learning strategies consulting and academic advising within the  Academic Success Center (ASC) and coordinates university-wide undergraduate academic progress and student success programs.  Performs other duties as assigned.


    Oversees all administrative, planning, assessment, and implementation activities for the following functions:  academic coaching, learning strategies consulting,  and academic advising for former students re-enrolling and exploratory students. Develops, implements, and oversees university-wide undergraduate mid-term academic progress and academic recovery programs.
    Provides individualized academic and developmental advising and/or coaching to undergraduate students in transition.  Makes referrals to other University resources as appropriate.
  • PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT:     20% - Essential
    Supervises four full-time professional staff members (academic advising and coaching specialists) and two part-time staff members (academic advising and coaching specialist and academic counselor.  Manages recruitment, selection, training, evaluation and supervision of assigned staff. Oversees employee timekeeping procedures and records.
  • DEPARTMENTAL LEADERSHIP:     15% - Essential
    Represents the department at new student orientation and other outreach activities.  Serves on departmental and University task forces and committees.  Assists with departmental assessment and research activities.  Participates in or leads divisional and university advising initiatives.  Executes special projects as assigned by the director.

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Institution Information

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Additional Information

$61,833 - $70,000

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Required Qualifications

  • A master's degree and experience in student services programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, preferably in higher education, college student personnel, human services, counseling, psychology, or other related discipline.

  • 4+ yrs of experience in academic advising, coaching, and/or counseling services in higher education; Experience in supervisory role; development of academic success or academic recovery programs.