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Assistant Director Of Student Academic Success - Vice Provost For Education

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Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 4 months ago

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Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world's most renowned education institutions. With groundbreaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big dreams, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU does not envision the future, we invent it. If you are passionate about joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here.

The goal of The Vice Provost for Education division is stronger coordination and improvement of support for undergraduate and graduate student academic success. To that end, the division has organized an Academic Success group, which includes a variety of existing academic support programs. We are searching for an Assistant Director of Student Academic Success; this is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment.

In this new role, you will be responsible for assisting with the development and facilitation of programs, processes, and partnerships designed to support students to achieve their full academic potential. As a member of the Success group, you will work with campus partners to build, implement and oversee a case management strategy for students seeking, or identified as, needing academic support.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Work with college resources to provide wrap around support for graduate and undergraduate students who are on early alert, suspension/probation, personal leave, and other academic action.This includes students who are crossing between colleges or returning to graduate.

  • Assist with academic advisor support resources for undergraduate and master's advisors that include: maintaining departmental advising contact, assisting with advisor professional development and networking programming, identifying standard methodologies for advising at undergraduate and graduate level.

  • Assist with analytics, data-driven strategy, and best practice dissemination related to academic support and success.

  • Collaborate with campus partners to administer and assess the summer ReCharge program.

  • Partner with key stakeholders, including the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, to develop, fund, and implement a Summer Bridge program for matriculating undergraduate students who would most benefit from the enrichment.

  • Support the development of the Success Unit, including participation in strategic planning and co-location processes.

  • Stay current in the literature and best practices in equity and student academic success realms, which includes participating in related professional development activities throughout the year.

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Vice Provost for Education's division. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge in academic support infrastructures with a steadfast dedication to equity and understanding of the diversity of student experiences;

  • Understanding of contemporary concepts and issues related to persistence, academic success, and self-efficacy;

  • Experience using data to impact strategy;

  • Advanced writing skills;

  • Success related to planning and programming, and individual mentoring and advising;

  • Track record of collaborating and implementing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment;

  • Advanced social and intercultural communication skills; and

  • Knowledge of organizational change literature and experience with implementing change.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree required

  • Minimum three years of leadership experience in the field of higher education related to academic support, advising, and advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives required

More Information

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

FT/PT Status: Full TimeOrganization: VICE PROVOST FOR EDUCATIONMinimal Education Level Master's Degree or equivalent

Salary: negotiable

Description:

Job Summary

Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world's most renowned education institutions. With groundbreaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big dreams, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU does not envision the future, we invent it. If you are passionate about joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here.

The goal of The Vice Provost for Education division is stronger coordination and improvement of support for undergraduate and graduate student academic success. To that end, the division has organized an Academic Success group, which includes a variety of existing academic support programs. We are searching for an Assistant Director of Student Academic Success; this is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment.

In this new role, you will be responsible for assisting with the development and facilitation of programs, processes, and partnerships designed to support students to achieve their full academic potential. As a member of the Success group, you will work with campus partners to build, implement and oversee a case management strategy for students seeking, or identified as, needing academic support.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Work with college resources to provide wrap around support for graduate and undergraduate students who are on early alert, suspension/probation, personal leave, and other academic action.This includes students who are crossing between colleges or returning to graduate.

  • Assist with academic advisor support resources for undergraduate and master's advisors that include: maintaining departmental advising contact, assisting with advisor professional development and networking programming, identifying standard methodologies for advising at undergraduate and graduate level.

  • Assist with analytics, data-driven strategy, and best practice dissemination related to academic support and success.

  • Collaborate with campus partners to administer and assess the summer ReCharge program.

  • Partner with key stakeholders, including the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, to develop, fund, and implement a Summer Bridge program for matriculating undergraduate students who would most benefit from the enrichment.

  • Support the development of the Success Unit, including participation in strategic planning and co-location processes.

  • Stay current in the literature and best practices in equity and student academic success realms, which includes participating in related professional development activities throughout the year.

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Vice Provost for Education's division. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge in academic support infrastructures with a steadfast dedication to equity and understanding of the diversity of student experiences;

  • Understanding of contemporary concepts and issues related to persistence, academic success, and self-efficacy;

  • Experience using data to impact strategy;

  • Advanced writing skills;

  • Success related to planning and programming, and individual mentoring and advising;

  • Track record of collaborating and implementing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment;

  • Advanced social and intercultural communication skills; and

  • Knowledge of organizational change literature and experience with implementing change.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree required

  • Minimum three years of leadership experience in the field of higher education related to academic support, advising, and advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives required

More Information

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.


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