Working with the Senior Director of Engineering Student Services, this position will be responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and assessing a comprehensive strategic plan for College of Engineering student success and retention efforts for both the City and Scott campuses in accordance with the College vision and mission. Will conduct research, evaluate and report on current student retention and national and peer institution data. Utilizing this data, position will provide analysis, make program recommendations and devise strategies to increase retention based on findings. This position will serve as an advocate and case manager for students of concern, advising and referring to University and community resources. This position will be responsible for providing college-level outreach to students that are identified as at-risk at any point during their academic career and has responsibilities to manage all of the programmatic logistics associated with the student success and retention. Position will serve as an Academic Advisor during peak enrollment times and provide guidance and counseling to students in matters related to academic goals, choice of curriculum, course load, study habits, and course scheduling. This position requires a willingness to work a flexible and extended schedule including weekends and evenings when needed.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Business, Communication, or related field plus 2 years of experience in student affairs or related field required. Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills necessary. Strong community relations essential. Proficiency in personal computer systems, utilizing databases, word processing, spreadsheets and graphics necessary. Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity regarding diverse student populations required. Must have high level of professionalism and commitment to teamwork. Valid driver's license or ability to obtain one at time of hire required. Some evening and weekend work is required. Ability to travel by auto or plane necessary.
Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Business, Communication or related field preferred. Demonstrated experience working on programs and resources that support retention and academic success of college students; particularly at-risk student populations desirable.
Posted Salary: $40,000/yr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 73857
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.