Job Details Job Location : Midway University - Midway, KY Position Type : Full Time
Description As leader of the Office of Student Success this position will provide the resources and support needed for Academic Advising, and Academic and Career Success while supporting the work of the faculty. This position works hands on with all University students providing guidance, information, and technical support in areas including advising, student success, and career support whether residential, evening, or online.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
Oversee the Student Success Center including managing budget, work with faculty and staff to provide all Midway students, regardless of student type, with academic support.
Develop and review academic support programs, strategies for their implementation, and assess their effectiveness.
Work with Academic Affairs Leadership to develop, implement, and assess University Retention strategies.
Organize and coordinate first-year and transfer student advising in collaboration with admissions and student affairs including processing of advisor assignments.
Develop, review, and implement training and professional development for Faculty Advisors.
Communicate expectations with faculty advisors including review of Title IV compliance and send out notifications related to registration.
Develop, review, and implement training and professional development for students on advising and student success.
Advise students, including but not limited to undeclared majors, developing a personalized educational plan for their career goals.
Work with academically at-risk students to develop academic success plans and monitor their academic progress.
Oversee, manage, and assess the University's Peer Tutoring program.
Serve as chair of the University's Advising committee; work with committee to review and revise advising professional development and assessment.
Serve on the University's Retention and Academic Review Committees.
May teach one section of MWY 101 annually as needed by Academic Affairs.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree required from an accredited institution, preferably in student personnel administration, student development theory, higher education administration, counseling, career development, or related field.
Previous and related experience working in a support role with adult learners and college-age students including knowledge of academic success, assessment, information regarding academic support services, careers, pre-entry programs, and technology support.
Knowledge of current trends in student retention and student development theory and the ability to implement such skills/goals throughout the university.
Positive attitude and disposition, strong verbal and written communication, and evidence of working well with a team to accomplish shared goals.
Doctorate degree or equivalent.
5 years or more experience in student success roles
Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until filled.
Midway University is an equal opportunity employer.