Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Associate Director is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and operations of onboarding and orientation programs for undergraduate students (first-year and transfer). In addition to planning, implementing, and supervising these programs, this individual will serve as the liaison between all colleges and service areas to determine orientation numbers, schedules, collaboration efforts, and logistics. The Associate Director will serve on various committees and initiatives dealing with transitional needs and creating unique orientation experiences for these populations and sub-populations. This individual supervises three (3) professional staff, including assistant directors, orientation coordinators, support staff, and graduate interns. This position also supports the director in providing vision and decisions on the leadership team in New Student Programs to reach departmental goals. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of New Student Enrollment. The Associate Director will serve on the larger New Student Enrollment leadership team that includes recruitment, marketing and communication, CRM, and visitation and will lead and provide support across the unit as needed.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. One (1) or more years of experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Master's degree, preferably in student development, higher education administration, or related field. Five (5) years of professional experience can be substituted for this educational requirement.
Experience supervising professional staff.
Increasing levels of responsibility in higher education student affairs roles.
Area/College: Enrollment Department Name: New Student Enrollment City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164 Department Link: orientation.wsu.edu/ Monthly Salary: $4,508 - $6,767
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications has begun and will remain ongoing until a successful candidate has been identified. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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