Assistant Director of Student Success/Special Project Coordinator
Oberlin College and Conservatory
Location: Oberlin, Ohio
Higher Education Institution
Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
Internal Number: APS150797PS
This is an exciting time to join the reimagined Center for Student Success at Oberlin College and Conservatory. Reporting to the Dean of Student Success, the Assistant Director of Student Success/Special Projects Coordinator is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, continuing, staff position in the Division of Student Affairs overseeing the management of a variety of initiatives that promote student success.
Manage, lead, and oversee ObieCares.
Manage the Learning Enhancement Across the Disciplines (LEAD) Program.
Provide strategic direction for the creation of the Basic Needs fund and/or sub-unit.
Seek out grant/donor opportunities for special initiatives and projects.
Develop, manage, and oversee a department-wide marketing and communications strategy.
Serve as primary system user for ENGAGE communications, and report data findings.
Provide direction for all department procedures and operations, including the development of a comprehensive operations manual.
Seek and participate in professional development opportunities.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience;
Organizational and interpersonal skills;
Written and oral communication skills;
Strong inclusive skills, specifically in the engagement of faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents and other stakeholders;
Skilled in information gathering and coordinating communication;
Ability to work strategically independently and cooperatively in a team environment;
A desire and commitment to developing relationships with members of a variety of cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, international origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and/or other aspects of human diversity;
Computer and software skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email and database management;
Ability to solve complex problems with limited supervision.
Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement. Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, OH, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources. Learn more at http://new.oberlin.edu/about