Assistant Director - Student Transitions and Family Engagement - St. Edward’s University

Saint Edward’s University  |  Austin, TX

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Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director - Student Transitions and Family Engagement - St. Edward’s University

Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs
Location: Austin, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 577

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

Serves as a critical member of the Student Transitions and Family Engagement team with responsibility for the first-year experience which includes oversight of new student, transfer and family orientation, Anchors (a second-stage orientation program), and signature transition programs throughout the first year. 


Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:           Master's degree in Student Affairs Administration or related field. One to two years of experience planning/executing activities and programs for students and family members required.  Knowledge of higher education and student affairs functions, and student development theory essential.  Previous oversight or supervision related to new student orientation preferred.  Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check. 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, executing and evaluating New Student Orientation for incoming freshmen, transfers, international students and families as well as leading the online pre-orientation experience, called Hillstart.
  • Recruit, train, and advise/supervise as many as 60 student paraprofessionals. Provide leadership to various University, Divisional, or Office committees as assigned.
  • Share responsibility and work collaboratively with numerous campus partners in support of various aspects of transitional experiences including recruitment, retention, and persistence through graduation for all students.
  • Manage robust communication efforts via website updates, email marketing and social medial in support of orientation, family engagement, and transition experiences.
  • Work with the Director to manage multiple complex sections of the STFE budget.
  • Work with the Director to execute student engagement tracking, student learning outcomes and program evaluation and assessment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume/application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com Please attach a letter of interest to the application. No phone calls please.

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