Partnerships The Assistant Director of Partnerships and Orientation will foster relationships with Wright State's current Community College Partner institutions and work with the Assistant Director of Recruitment and the Director to establish new partnerships with additional community colleges. The Assistant Director will collaborate with departments to ensure the university delivery of services from the MOUs, coordinate with Academic Colleges to provide academic and recruitment based programming on Wright States campus as well as at partner institutions.
Orientation The Assistant Director will assist in the visioning, continued development, and implementation of new and transfer student orientation and transition programs, assist in the recruitment and supervision of orientation staff and collaborate with University Partners to provide on-going transition activities throughout the summer and academic year. The Assistant Director will also develop orientation programs for students in the partnership programs.
Master's degree in Higher Education or a related field
Three to five years of experience in Higher Education with either Transfer Student Recruitment, Partnership Coordination or Orientation/Transition Programming Experience.
Demonstrated track record of collaboration with academic affairs.
Experience working with a diverse population of college students.
Ability to develop partnerships and collaboration with internal and external constituencies.
5 years or more of Higher Education experience to include different colleges/universities and/or community colleges.
Experience connecting with prospective students using social media.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Duties: University Partnership Management – 60 %
Manage and enhance current partnerships
Work with the Assistant Director of Recruitment and the Director to establish new partnerships with additional community colleges
Implement the new Partnership Housing process in collaboration with Residence Life and our Community College Partners
Develop and coordinate Academic and Recruitment Events on Partner Campuses to enhance our philosophy of moving to event/affinity based recruitment rather than static tabling at Partner Institutions
Collaborate with Wright State Academic Colleges and the Transfer Recruitment team to develop and manage events for partnership students on Wright State's Campus
Coordinate yearly advisor-to-advisor meetings for each Academic College at our Partner Institutions. Recommend and coordinate needed changes in articulation agreements/transfer guides and communication.
Develop plans for regular communications to students in the Partnership Programs, and advisors at our Partner Institutions.
Assist in planning, publicizing and implementing Drive to Enroll events at each partner institution every Fall and Spring Term
Manage the Partnership relationships including communicating to partnership students and collaborating with on-campus units affected by the partnerships (i.e. Residence Life, etc.)
Ensure that Transfer Guides and Transfer Pathways are updated on the website and in print.
Work collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Associate Provost/Assistant Vice President for Curricular Programs on opportunities to develop new academic relationships and pathways.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Normal, climate controlled. Much interaction with people.
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