Rider University Lifting Barriers https://explore.rider.edu/lifting-barriers/
Rider University invites applications for an Associate Director, Student Navigation Office. Reporting to the Director of the Student Navigation Office, this individual will provide a supportive and educational environment that is conducive to the academic success and personal development of new students through academic navigation, coaching, and intensive, proactive outreach. The Associate Director will manage difficult student issues that involve external agencies and works closely with the Director of the Student Navigation Office to maintain collaborative relationships with a variety of constituencies integral to student success ranging from faculty advisors to on-campus services and personnel outside of Academic Affairs.
Qualified candidates must possess a Master's degree along with at least five years' experience in advising or counseling non-traditional students. Additional qualifications include: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well under pressure; a flexible nature; and knowledge of computer software applications.
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
Experience in the use of student tracking software and the ability to speak Spanish is preferred.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."