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Assistant Director, Persistence, Completion And Financial Wellness (Updated)

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University Of Arizona Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 3 months ago

Please note: the Review Date has been extended to 6/20/2018 Student Success and Retention Innovation (SSRI) is a unit committed to supporting the success of all undergraduate students at the University of Arizona through strengths-based programming, evidence-based practice and robust assessment. SSRI is home to Academic Success & Achievement (ASA), SALT Center and Think Tank.

The unique and important work of each office in SSRI is connected by mutual strategies that promote student success: 1. Put student needs first 2. Offer direct student support 3.

Promote a culture of student success 4. Partner for academic and personal success 5. Proactive and early outreach 6.

Set clear paths to degree completion 7. Advance educational equity 8. Encourage scholarly leadership Academic Success & Achievement (ASA) is seeking applications for an assistant director for persistence, completion, and financial wellness.

Grounded in a growth mindset philosophy, ASA provides direct student support focused on working with students to navigate, excel and graduate from the University of Arizona. As a key member of the ASA leadership team, the assistant director will have programmatic oversight of the Arizona Assurance Scholars Program, the PASS Probation Program, financial wellness initiatives, and strategic outreach efforts that support persistence and degree completion. The assistant director will report to the director of ASA and will directly supervise a staff of four program coordinators; this also includes oversight of an area that employees one graduate assistant and approximately 30 student employees.

This is a full time position which may include some evenings and weekend hours. Academic Success & Achievement is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and free of discrimination. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.



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Assistant Director, Persistence, Completion And Financial Wellness (Updated)

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University Of Arizona