The Assistant Dean of Student Success provides leadership and support to create integrated, holistic student engagement and wellness enrichment opportunities that transcend throughout the UNH Manchester student undergraduate and International graduate student experience. This position is responsible for monitoring student retention and implementing data-driven retention initiatives to better serve UNH Manchester students.
This position manages academic advising and the center for academic enrichment.
Master’s degree required (doctorate degree preferred) in higher education administration or related field with a minimum of six years of progressively responsible leadership experience in Student Affairs/Student Success.
Comprehensive understanding and appreciation and support of undergraduate and graduate student life at a diverse, urban institution plus a commitment to improving the lives of students.
A demonstrated commitment to equity, anti-racism, and the ability to foster inclusive communities.
Experience working with students, faculty and staff to deliver collaborative initiatives, programmatic support, and offer advice and guidance that enhances student performance and development.
Excellent organizational, oral, written, and on-line communication skills.
Effectiveness in budget planning and management.
Demonstrated knowledge and experiences with student development, assessment, counseling students, and resolution of student issues and crisis effectively.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with special sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population.
Doctorate degree preferred.
About University of New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.