The Director of Recruitment and Student Success for the College of Science and Mathematics (CoSM) is responsible for all aspects of recruitment and student success including coordinating and running recruitment events, retention, and coordination with other student success programs (advising, workforce development, etc.). This role provides leadership and coordination for all student services in the college and will focus on creating the best possible student experience.
Master's degree and 3 years of experience in an academic environment with focus on one or more of the following areas: academic advising, recruitment, student success or retention; OR a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience an area listed above.
2 years of experience in a supervisory or leadership role.
Demonstrated experience in gathering and analyzing data to support decision making.
Excellent organizational time management and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and lead projects.
A Bachelor's degree in science, mathematics, or related discipline or a Master's in academic administration.
5 or more years of experience in a higher education academic environment focused on student success and retention for science and mathematics units.
Extensive knowledge or experience with college student retention and student success initiatives.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Student services for the CoSM (35%):
Coordinate and manage projects to support academic services and retention and student success initiatives in the CoSM.
Assist in the development of student retention and completion initiatives to promote student success and completion in CoSM programs and coordination of implementation of initiatives.
Coordinate with the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness to obtain and analyze data to support retention, student success, and college efficiency efforts.
Work with program directors, department chairs, and college leadership to identify enrollment capacity and set enrollment targets for current and future CoSM programs and courses.
Provide course scheduling support for college departments.
Recruitment and Enrollment (20%):
Assist in the development and implementation of strategic recruitment and enrollment strategies for CoSM.
Oversee and support the implementation of best practices in college recruitment efforts.
Evaluate all recruitment activities for community impact and cost effectiveness.
Represent the CoSM at numerous on and off campus events such as Raider Open House, Admitted Student Night, community college transfer fairs.
Promote increased visibility and positive image of the College.
Oversee website content related to academic programs and curricula.
Support undergraduate student experience initiatives in the college (15%):
Support the implementation of initiatives such as the First Year Experience and Learning Communities.
Oversee dismissal decisions and processing for the college.
Development and Collaboration (15%):
Collaborate with Career Services and other entities to support workforce development initiatives for the College.
Support the Dean in the development, implementation of the strategic plan based on college goals, including program assessment and budget planning.
Serve on Committees (10%):
Support and Manage College level committees supporting the College's student success agenda including, but not limited to, College Petitions, College Scholarships, Undergraduate Curriculum, Academic Mediation, Dean's Circle, Strategic Enrollment Management, College Completion, etc.
Other duties as assigned (5%)
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