IUPUI is a distinctive combination of the best of Indiana's two major universities: Purdue University and Indiana University. IUPUI is an urban campus with the dynamic spirit that characterizes metropolitan Indianapolis.
In a city full of opportunity, the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI is regarded as one of America's premier urban schools of engineering and technology. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students for careers in a global economy and are recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally for our excellence in teaching and learning, research and creative activities, and community engagement.
The Executive Director of Career Services and New Student Academic Advising will lead a comprehensive and integrated program of service designed to assist School of Engineering and Technology students in making and implementing informed academic and career decisions regarding their undergraduate plans with a focus on student success, retention, on-time graduation, and post-graduation success. Manage the new student academic advising and career services program. The Executive Director directly supervises the Associate Director for Student Services Technologies, academic advisors, and career services staff, with overall responsibility for staff members. The Executive Director reports to and is evaluated by the Assistant Dean of Recruitment, Retention, and Student Services.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate with School and campus partners.
Develop and implement student satisfaction survey and procedures.
Coordinate and conduct annual strategic planning retreat.
Create an annual report detailing usage, accomplishments, and challenges.
Oversee the internship and co-op policies, procedures, and course management.
Conduct outreach to target employers to develop recruiting relationships.
Oversee career development events and programs.
Manage the School's first-destination survey data collection and reporting process.
Develop and implement strategies to integrate academic advising and career services.
Oversee student outreach and proactive advising initiatives.
Evaluate technology systems and solutions to improve efficiency.
Coordinate a bi-annual meeting of all School of Engineering and Technology academic advisors and a bi-annual meeting of the Faculty/Staff Liaisons to Career Services.
Develop onboarding materials and training protocols.
Collaborate with campus partners such as the Division of Undergraduate Education, Academic and Career Development, Career Services Council, and JACADA for training and professional development.
Work with staff to identify professional development opportunities.
Serve on the Dean's Industrial Advisory Council (DIAC), Campus Advising Council (CAC), Career Services Council (CSC), and the School's Chairs, Directors, and Deans (CDD) Council.
Serve on campus-wide Symplicity and first-destination survey committees.
Contribute to the EDGE program and module development.
Conduct benchmarking with peer and aspirational peer institutions.
Remain current in the research and practices pertaining to advising and career services.
Manage the summer internship in Germany program.
Develop and implement a global career competency course.
Master’s degree and eight years of experience in academic advising and/or career development in a university setting.
Ability to support and motivate staff. Ability to analyze and design office and administrative systems and procedures. Ability to develop support systems for undergraduate students. Knowledge of student learning theories. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Knowledge of appreciative advising and career development.
Experience in supervision, assessment, and strategic planning.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4SA
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY - I (IN-ENGT-IUINA)
Internal Number: 77313
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.