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Assistant Director

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Position Details

Position Details

Requisition Number STA001657
Classification Title Assistant Director
Working Title
Location Main Campus - Statesboro or Armstrong Campus - Savannah
Department 3900400101-Student Affairs/Enroll Mgt,VP
Position Status Full-Time
Position Summary

Student Affairs/Enrollment Mgt, VP. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, the Assistant Director of the Ronald E. McNair Program manages and implements programming and day-to-day operations, including supporting and tracking student progress.

Essential Functions

• Collaborates with project partners, including existing TRIO-SSS programs, faculty liaison and faculty research mentors, and participates in state, regional, or national TRIO (and related) conferences, meetings and webinars.
• Manages participant recruitment, application, selection and retention processes, demonstrating sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, disability, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
• Organizes, manages, publicizes and implements McNair program events and enrichment opportunities; and develops and maintains the McNair webpage.
• Assists in the implementation of the summer research institute, including working effectively with faculty mentors and recruiting faculty instructors; develops and coordinates direct mentoring, coaching, academic guidance, and referrals to support participants.
• Assists McNair Scholars with application process for graduate programs and maintains contact with the Scholars following matriculation.
• Manages project evaluation; develops and analyzes assessment tools for continuous improvement of the project based on assessment.
• Oversees maintenance of student records, collects needed data, and tracks participants; manages project budgets and submits reports.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required

Master’s Degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education? No
Minimum Experience Required

Three or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience? No
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education
Preferred Experience

Experience with academic or career advising, student retention, academic programs and/or graduate programs; prior participation in a McNair program either as a McNair Scholar or through direct experience in designing, managing and/or implementing a McNair project; experience with Blumen and/or Banner.

Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Job Open Date 01/05/2018
Job Closing Date 01/26/2018
Special Instructions Summary
Quicklink for Posting http://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/42842

Required Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have three or more years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to use PC computers and effectively utilize Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you understand that Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus?
    • Yes
    • No