The Tippie College of Business seeks candidates for an Assistant Director in their Undergraduate Program Office. The position is responsible for advising undergraduate business students and coordinating programs and events that support student success, connection with the College, and the celebration of achievement. Responsibilities will require occasional time outside the 8:00 am to 5:00 pm workday to support student activities and events.
The Undergraduate Program of the Tippie College of Business transforms students into business professionals. We advise and support students as they navigate a collection of challenging in- and out-of-class learning experiences. Our Three Priorities: (A) Attract and retain a diverse and talented student body, (B) facilitate degree progress within a rigorous curriculum, and (C) provide challenging out-of-class experiential learning opportunities.
About Tippie College of Business
Tippie is a Top-25 public business school, we're known for our academic rigor, our work ethic, and our Iowa-nice culture. We are over 4,000 students in programs spanning BBA to PhD. We are six academic departments-accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and entrepreneurship, and business analytics. We are eight centers and institutes, and three student-managed endowment funds. We are 50,000 alumni and growing. We hold the gold standard of accreditations, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and have maintained the accreditation since 1923. Our leadership is forward-thinking and pioneering, and our advisory boards serve as eyes and ears to industry.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Recruit, Admit & Retain Prospective & Current Students for Programs, Major Depart or Colleges
Provide holistic advising to both prospective and current undergraduate business students regarding: academics, registration, admission requirements, professional development, involvement opportunities, study abroad, graduation, and policies and procedures.
Refer students to appropriate resources for help with personal issues, tutoring, testing and placement, career advising, and financial aid.
Teach a section(s) of the Direct Admit Seminar. The direct admit seminar is designed to facilitate a successful transition to college for first-year students. Topics include Tippie traditions and expectations; skills for academic success; academic opportunities; campus resources; career exploration skills; living and working in a multicultural and global society.
Academic Program Management
Utilize data to manage processes for early identification of students facing academic challenges and coordinate systems of outreach and response to support advisors in the Undergraduate Program Office in communicating with these students.
Assist in the development and implementation of departmental advising communications plan across multiple platforms.
Serve as point of contact in the Undergraduate Program Office for policies and procedures affecting students at risk for probation, dismissal, and withdrawal from enrollment.
Assist with facilitation of the communication of probation decisions and required follow-up actions with advisors and students.
Academic Standards and Curricular Policies
Collaborate with College and campus partners to develop and implement programs and initiatives aimed at supporting students and creating a diverse and inclusive community in the Tippie College
Coordinate the Tippie Learning Coaches tutoring program. Hire and supervise student tutors (coaches). Plan and monitor budget for coaches. Assess program and recommend services based on need of the student population.
Serve as primary point of contact in the Undergraduate Program Office for the [email protected] early alert system and use of data to intervene with students at risk for poor academic performance.
Represent the Undergraduate Program Office on the [email protected] Leadership Team and other campus committees as needed.
Application Process: In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. These documents must all be marked as a "Relevant-File" to the submission. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions, additional information, and/or a complete job description, please contact Nancy Kroeze at [email protected]
There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business' commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check.
Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Typically, 1 to 3 years in a student services role supporting undergraduate success such as academic advising, academic support, and retention, residence life, admission counseling, career advising, student life, or similar.
Demonstrated experience working with underrepresented student populations.
Working knowledge of and experience in program management and/or event planning and execution.
Expert knowledge of and ability to communicate effectively with individuals and large groups both verbally and in writing.
Proficiency in MS Office computer applications.
Demonstrated constructive and collaborative relationship-building skills with a variety of individuals and groups, including peers, leadership, and external constituents.
Master's degree in business, student affairs, or a related field.
Reasonable experience working individually with undergraduate students in an ongoing advising or mentoring capacity.
Reasonable experience with planning, implementing, and assessing programs and their impact.
Knowledge of University of Iowa policies and procedures related to undergraduate students.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 21002532_1621254916
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.