The Associate Director for Student Success leads programs within the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) focused on the success and retention of academically at-risk students. This includes the 49er Rebound program, course support and faculty development for UCOL 1300 Academic Success Seminar and UCOL 1305 49er Focus, and Students Obtaining Success peer mentoring.
The Associate Director focuses on developing strategies to help at-risk students learn skills and strategies to succeed in courses, attain academic success, and progress to graduation. The Associate Director is a member of the Senior Staff of the UCAE, providing leadership to a range of programs and services.
Lead 49er Rebound program and Students Obtaining Success program to promote academic success of 1,200+ academically at-risk students annually.
Direct University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) efforts to improve retention and overall student success, through committee work, task forces, and projects determined on an annual basis.
Support initiatives that enhance the teaching and learning process. Develop trainings, workshops, and class content in support of programs and services.
Lead outreach and interventions for students on academic probation and reinstated from academic suspension.
Teach UCOL 1300, UCOL 1305, and/or other courses across campus to assist students in achieving their optimum academic potential.
Continuously improve programs through routine examination of student learning outcomes, program and service evaluations, and strategic goals.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Master's degree in higher education, counseling, or related discipline required.
Experience with program development, administration, and assessment required.
Minimum five years of experience working in college/university setting or transferable experience necessary.
Experience with academic support programs, retention programs, and work with at-risk students strongly preferred.
Supervision and training experience required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and analysis skills, essential.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.