Austin College - Director of Student Success and Transitions

Monday, April 06, 2020 11:07 AM | Anonymous
Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 18, 2020
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The full job posting with job description can be found here:

Creates, implements, evaluates, and oversees best practices in the management of student success programs through innovative persistence and re-enrollment initiatives based on data-driven decision making. Responsible for providing leadership in the coordination, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the overarching student success management program. Provides professional and technical leadership and management for the re-enrollment information systems and operations in support of the persistence strategies, by coordinating with the student care team (faculty mentors, student life, financial aid, athletics, and vice presidents for academic affairs, business affairs and student affairs). Fosters collaborative partnerships with departments across the institution with the primary goal of cultivating a culture that embraces re-enrollment and student success as an institutional beacon and a shared responsibility. Performs essential functions personally, through others, or in conjunction with designated personnel or outside vendors/experts.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with experience in the areas of retention/re-enrollment and student success.
  • Three years of job-related experience in a college/university setting. Demonstrated ability to work productively with faculty, students, staff, and external agencies.

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Experience with small liberal arts campuses.
  • Experience in leading data-driven student success “best practices” programs preferred. Experience collecting, processing, and interpreting, raw data sets to make informed decisions about target populations, effectiveness of programs and development of new and existing initiatives. Experience utilizing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System.

Please send a letter of interest, résumé and a completed/signed job application to Review of applications will begin April 1st and the position will remain open until filled. Finalist(s) will be required to undergo a background check.

Austin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Candidate must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators

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