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Director of Academic Advising

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Academic Advising Resource Center


University of Richmond

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Position Description

The Director of the Academic Advising Resource Center (AARC) oversees the daily operations of the AARC, to include maintaining established processes and programming, supporting new initiatives, budget oversight, and responding to incoming questions and requests for information. This position works closely with faculty and staff along with Student Development, the Registrar’s Office, department administrators, Dean’s Offices, Financial Aid, and other offices across campus. The Director, in conjunction with the Associate Provost/Faculty Director, provides leadership and strategic planning for advising and advising-related initiatives. The Director has supervisory responsibility for the AARC’s administrative coordinator, 20 student employees, and 30+ faculty/staff summer advisors. Provides training and resources for all faculty/staff advisors. This position will create and assert leading-edge practices in developmental advising to administrators, faculty, and staff. Will also monitor AARC program effectiveness and make changes where appropriate. Review of applications for this position will begin September 18, 2017.


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Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or related field with considerable (3+ years) demonstrated experience in academic advising.

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