Job Positions

Director, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Advising Center

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2

Department:

Arts and Sciences Advising Center

Institution:

The University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted:

05/05/2017

Close Date:

7/16/2017
 

Position Description

The Director of the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Advising Center is responsible for establishing a vision for the Advising Center and implementing the strategic initiatives outlined by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and the Senior Administrative Officer.

Duties

The incumbent will be responsible for refining the developmental academic advising model for undecided and undeclared students, primarily first-year students, sophomores, and transfer students. The Director will plan, manage, and implement academic advising initiatives across all academic departments within the School. The incumbent will, administers comprehensive training for advisors in the Advising Center and academic departments; oversee assessment of advising and utilizes information to improve practices; monitor best practices, new technology, and changing needs of the student population; and use data and emerging research to monitor student progress and identify barriers to student success. Developing collaborative relationships with internal and external partners will also be a responsibility of the incumbent. The Director will work closely with other senior Undergraduate Studies staff to promote student retention and successful degree completion. As well as be responsible for all personnel administration, development and oversight of the budget, and oversight of all administrative functions for the Advising Center.

Application Process

http://www.Click2Apply.net/mxnvc633m57rxtpv

Institution Information

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

Additional Information

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Contact Information

Human Resources

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

The position requirements include a graduate degree, extensive experience advising in a university setting, and 5 years of managerial experience, preferably in an academic setting; exceptional communication skills; the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and the ability to develop and implement plans and programming in alignment with strategic priorities.The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive experience in hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of personnel. Extensive knowledge of academic advising, retention strategies, assessment, data collection and analysis, and budgeting and financial analysis.