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Posting Details Posting Details Position TitleDirector - Center for Academic Advising & RetentionPosting Number2020007EP Position Information Classification TitleDir-CAARWorking TitleDirector - Center for Academic Advising & RetentionClassification Code2000RCW Exemption Criteria17 - ManagerialEWU Position NumberE99396CUPA CodeA-196320 - Chief Campus Acad Advising AdminFLSAExempt - AdministrativeBargaining Unit None% Full Time100%Salary / Wage RangeAE - 112Salary Information $66,520 Anticipated Start Date06/01/2020Term of Appointment12 months/yearLocationCheneyCountySpokaneProject DescriptionProject DurationBackground CheckYes - BothResponsible HR UserSaundra GodinResponsible HR User Email addresssgodinewu.edu Posting Text Job Summary We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Director-Center for Academic Advising & Retention The Director of the Center for Academic Advising & Retention (CAAR), is responsible for the leadership and management of the unit that provides professional academic advising and support services to undergraduate students. CAAR primarily serves students through their sophomore year, at which point students are typically transitioned to faculty advising. This position will design, implement, evaluate, and provide reporting for programs intended to promote student persistence and graduation as designated by the Assistant Vice President of Student Success. The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning About Eastern Washington University Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing. Diversity Statement Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Conditions of Employment This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment. Physical Demands Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at sgodinewu.edu to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands. Pre-Placement Physical NoHearing Test NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire NoProtective Equipment N/A Required Qualifications Master’s degree (any field). Six years’ of progressively responsible experience managing academic support programs. Four years’ experience supervising employees. Demonstrated ability to work in a positive manner to build partnerships and collaboration across campus, and multiple locations, and work effectively in support of academic advising. Demonstrated experience using EAB Navigate, or similar student success technology, and other computer technologies such as databases, internet, spreadsheets, tracking systems, and word processing. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and time while under pressure to meet deadlines. Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity. Preferred Qualifications Doctorate degree in related fields such as adult education, academic advising, higher education administration or leadership, or counseling. Four years’ professional advising experience of students in a college or university setting which includes a focus on advising, persistence, retention, or student success programs. Banner experience Other Skills and AbilitiesWork Schedule TypeRegularWork Schedule Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm; some evenings and weekends. Posting Date02/12/2020Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing Date03/16/2020Screening to Begin3/17/2020Special Instructions to Applicants It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process. Required documentation includes all of the items listed below. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume (these can be identical to the references listed on the application). Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable. Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public. Application Types AcceptedProfile Job Duties % of Time30Responsibility / Duty STRATEGIC PLANNING AND SUPPORT: As a part of the Student Success Leadership Team, participate in the realization and implementation of university-level retention and completion goals. Collect and analyze data to determine student barriers to retention and graduation in collaboration with Director of EagleCare Network and Degree Completion (ENDC) and in alignment with the vision of the Assistant Vice President of Student Success with a focus on undergraduate students advised in CAAR in both Cheney and Spokane. Serve as point of contact for receiving and validating information from Institutional Research. Create, implement, and assess strategic, data-informed retention and graduation strategies and initiatives in conjunction with Director of ENDC in alignment with the vision of the Assistant Vice President of Student Success with a focus on undergraduate students advised in CAAR in both Cheney and Spokane. Set ambitious short-term and long-term goals in line with the Undergraduate Policy and Planning unit’s strategic growth plan and strive to exceed these goals in collaboration with the Student Success Leadership Team. Lead the creation and implementation of consistent processes and procedures that ensure a clear path to graduation for undergraduate students with a special focus on students assigned to professional advisors. Report regularly to the Assistant Vice President on retention and graduation efforts and other topics as requested. Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties % of Time40Responsibility / Duty PROGRAMMATIC: Provide ongoing leadership, management, support, training, and direction to Associate Director and CAAR Senior Advisors with special attention to advising quality in CAAR and eliminating student barriers to retention, progress to degree and graduation. Manage the day-to-day operations of CAAR, including implementing and maintaining appropriate operational infrastructure, inventories, appropriate office coverage levels, and office policies and procedures for both Cheney and Spokane. Ensure accuracy of applicable websites. Lead the delivery of comprehensive student-centered, strengths-based, proactive, academic advising services with a focus on students assigned to CAAR for academic advising and support. Provide leadership, intensive oversight, consultation, and evaluation of the delivery of all CAAR services in Cheney and Spokane. Support the communication and training needs of all off-campus locations. Oversee the advising and course assignment processes of EWU’s new student onboarding. Create and maintain a professional, supportive and student-centered culture in CAAR. Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties % of Time30Responsibility / Duty ADMINISTRATION: Supervise the Associate Director, who manages retention programming and student employees, providing ongoing mentorship and guidance. Supervise a team of Senior Advisors, providing ongoing mentorship and guidance, leading to the implementation and assessment of evidence-based advising and retention practices and ensuring efficient and effective results Develop, implement, and review Associate Director, Senior Advisor’s and Student Success Advisor’s professional development including training sessions, workshops and resource materials. Recruit, hire, supervise, support, mentor, monitor, and evaluate the performance of employees. Manage CAAR’s operational budget and the Foundation budget. Serve on university committees as assigned. Enforce academic policies as applicable to undergraduate students Ensure safety and security policies are consistently implemented and followed Essential Function IndicatorYesPosting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Diversity Response Optional Documents DD214 Form Other Document 1 Other Document 2
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Eastern Washington University

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College / University

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Large

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Education/Training

Founded

1882

CEO

Rodolfo Arévalo

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