Assistant Director of New Student & Family Programs

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Jan 30, 2020
Full time   Student Affairs

Job Description

Position Title: Assistant Director of New Student & Family Programs
Pos. #10012735
(Req. # STA002628)

Position Summary: Office of Admissions. The Assistant Director of New Student & Family Programs leads new undergraduate student orientation and undergraduate family programming for all campuses of the university.

Essential Functions
Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
Coordinates new student orientation programming (SOAR) for three campuses of the University.
Supervises two orientation program coordinators and two student orientation teams to transition new students to all three campuses.
Supervises Administrative Assistant and multiple student staff to assist with daily operations.
Collaborates closely with Academic Affairs and Academic Advising for orientation programming.
Leads the SOAR Advisory Council, a team of university constituents, to plan and assess orientation programming.
Supervises one graduate assistant who works with family programming.
Manages online orientation through a third-party software system for all incoming students as a supplement (or substitution for some) to campus-based SOAR.
Creates and analyzes regular assessments of programming to best serve students and families.
Plans and implements family programming on three campuses to serve needs of student families and supporters (i.e., Family Weekends, Off-Campus Social Events).
Advises the Parent & Family Association and Council, the dues-paying family organization.
Serves on Admissions leadership team to shape and implement the University's strategic enrollment management plan for new undergraduate students.
Provides effective budget management, overseeing multiple complex budgets.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree; three or more years of related work experience; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Higher Education/Student Services.

Preferred Experience: Six or more years of related work experience; experience with orientation programming and supervising employees.

Salary Range: $44,400 - $56,600

Application Deadline: 02/18/2020

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