The Director of University Advising is responsible for leading a comprehensive integrated approach to advising that intentionally advances student success. The Director provides vision and direction for student-centered undergraduate and graduate advising. The Director is responsible for comprehensive evaluation and continuous improvement of advising services and university policy related to academic advising. The Director reports to the Vice President for Student Success, Analytics and Integrated Planning, and is responsible for advising resource planning, management, budgets, technology, facilities, and personnel.
Master’s Degree (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application).
Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in student advising, student success, student services, or related field.
Demonstrated experience in supervision of personnel and budget management.
Demonstrated application of college student development theories and high-impact student success practices.
Demonstrated experience in program and service development and evaluation.
Demonstrated excellent written, oral, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to create and articulate processes and systems to guide work of self and others.
Demonstrated ability to work independently within ambiguous situations and apply novel solutions.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across organizational structures with personnel at all levels of an organization.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive working and learning environment.
Doctorate or Terminal Degree.
Demonstrated experience leading change management efforts and continuous process improvement.
Demonstrated experience in project management.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
CONTACTINFORMATION: Hollie Stanley Interim Director of Student Success Initiatives and Effectiveness Phone: 507-389-1363 TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/ You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing email@example.com
The following link provides a brief overview of benefits available to eligible employees of Minnesota State University.
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