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Director of Transition & Mentoring Programs
|Job Type:||Student Affairs Administration|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
The Director of Transition and Mentoring Programs position is a part of the leadership team within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Texas Tech University. The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion works across Texas Tech University to foster, affirm, celebrate, engage and strengthen inclusive communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. Using this framework as our foundation, we facilitate and support transformative opportunities that support the University Strategic Plan: to educate and empower a diverse student body, to enable innovative research and creative activities, while transforming lives and communities through strategic outreach and engaged scholarship.
As a public research university, Texas Tech advances knowledge through innovative and creative teaching, research and scholarship. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation and world. Texas Tech has 10 campus locations, including international locations in San Jose, Costa Rica and Seville, Spain.
Recently receiving Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation, Texas Tech is committed to recruiting and retaining faculty and staff committed to a signature educational experiences for student success that include: teaching excellence, developing transformative learning experiences, promoting an environment of scholarship and curiosity, offering outstanding advising, retaining and graduating undergraduate and graduate students, providing exemplary distance learning opportunities, and developing lifelong learner.
The Director of Transition and Mentoring Programs position will oversee the strategic priorities and action plans of the First Generation Transition and Mentoring Programs, Mentor Tech, AVID/Office of Academic Enrichment and the Dream Resource Center. As a Director, this role will develop policies, procedures, strategies and assessment of outcomes for these areas. The Director will work in collaboration with university departments to recruit, retain and engage students within the program and at TTU. The Director is responsible for developing strategic goals and action plans to ensure the growth and success of the responsible areas while working within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to operate under a cohesive team model. The position will also work on developing programmatic assessment tools and methods to assess student development and success benchmarks. The Director will work under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
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