The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks a dynamic Director of Student Services to shape and elevate the academic experience of our diverse student population, preparing them to be the next generation of health care professionals making a positive impact in community they will serve. Details on the College of Nursing Programs are available at https://nursing.utk.edu/
About UT Knoxville
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state's flagship institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, UTK is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. Why UT?
The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem. It is surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes and has a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville, Atlanta, and Nashville. Video intro to Knoxville
About the Position
This leadership role provides a unique opportunity to shape and elevate the academic experience of our diverse student population. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Academic Advising and Enrollment Management, you will play a crucial role in the student experience of our three Undergraduate programs and our three Graduate programs. This individual is responsible for providing dynamic leadership, strategic planning, and operational oversight to ensure the delivery of high-quality academic advising and a transformative student experience.
*Provides operational leadership and coordination of the Office of Student Services functions inclusive of academic advising, enrollment management and special projects.
*Supervise, manages hiring, on boarding, training and staff development of the Office of Student Services team focusing on creating a highly functioning, innovative, and self-directed team who provides quality student centered services that empower lifelong learners.
*Works closely with Executive Director to inform, implement, and evaluate the strategic plans for academic advising and enrollment management.
*Direct staff meetings, retreats and other meetings if needed.
*Lead student tracking and data management systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
*Serve on various university and college committees as the lead expert for Student Services
*Manages high level decision making which may include admissions, recruiting, budget, advising projects and campus wide initiatives.
*Contribute to fostering an environment of access, belonging and engagement.
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.