The regional campuses of Ohio University invites applicants for the positions of Director of Student Services.
Regional Higher Education (RHE) consists of five regional campuses and two centers serving students throughout southeastern and portions of central Ohio with a comprised enrollment of more than 6,000 students. For more information about Regional Higher Education, please visit www.ohio.edu/regional.
Reporting directly to the Dean of Campus & Community Relations, this position leads and supports the student and academic support services for their campus. The Director of Student Services will have a secondary reporting line to the Senior Director of Student Services. The Director of Student Services serves a key leadership role for the campus, in the absence of the campus dean (on-campus leadership) and at the direction of the campus dean (in the community), and is a central member of the campus leadership teams. This position works closely with administration, faculty, and staff to support students throughout the lifecycle of their engagement and enrollment at OHIO.
Student Services Administration
Directs, manages, and oversees the daily operations and staff of Student Services, including enrollment management, orientation, advising, retention, student engagement, career and experiential learning, tutoring, and testing services.
Manages the College Credit Plus program for the campus, serving as the lead contact for students, parents, school districts, and university colleagues. Serves as the primary academic advisor for CC+ students. Maintains working knowledge of associated Ohio Revised Code, Ohio Administrative Code, Ohio Department of Higher Education policies and practices, and university policies, practices, and expectations. Works with campus and high school administration to identify and support instructional needs and opportunities for CC+ students.
Serves as chair of the campus scholarship committee.
Works closely with campus administration and regional campus colleagues to develop student programming and services that align with strategic enrollment goals for Regional Higher Education.
Develop, oversee, and monitor campus-wide efforts to achieve campus and university commitment to diversity as a core value.
Oversees the campus OHIO Honors Program and serves as a liaison with faculty and the Honors Tutorial College.
Collaboration and Partnership
Collaborates with directors of student services at other regional campuses to develop, implement, and maintain policies and practices that support student enrollment, engagement, and retention.
Supports the coordination of campus recruitment needs and activities with the Division of Enrollment Management.
Collaborates with the Division of Enrollment Management and RHE Communications & External Relations to develop and implement a recruitment communication strategy that supports strategic enrollment goals for the campus, regional system, and university.
Serves as the campus liaison with university offices, including Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Academic Achievement Center, Diversity & Inclusion, college student services offices, and the academic advising, career, and experiential learning staff associated with the Guarantee+ Graduation Plans.
Master's degree in Higher Ed Admin, Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or related field.
A minimum of six (6) years of work-related experience with a minimum of at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience.
Planning Unit: Regional Higher Education
Department: Regional Higher Education
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Shanna Adkins, [email protected]
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
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