Chadron State College Director - Office of Academic Success in Chadron, Nebraska

Job TitleDirector- Office of Academic SuccessNature of WorkThe Director of the Office for Academic Success (OAS) is responsible for oversight of student academic support services. The OAS Director has primary responsibility for day-to-day operation of the CSC Learning Center, including the selection, training, and supervision of services Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders and the management of campus-wide retention support programs such as Early Alert and Back on Track. In addition, the OAS Director supports the Director of Internships and Career Services and works in partnership with the Director of Transitional Studies. The OAS Director serves as the primary liaison for CSC faculty, administration, staff, and students regarding academic success strategies, interventions, and outreach efforts.Examples of Work PerformedEssential Duties:1. Manage day-to-day operations of CSC Learning Centera. Conduct client (student) intake appraisali. Assess and identify client (student) needsii. Assign client-students to peer tutorsiii. Monitor effectiveness of client-tutor partnerships and facilitate any needed adjustmentsb. Supervise student workersi. Interview and recommend candidates for hire as peer tutors/SI Leadersii. Facilitate and administer training for peer tutors/SI Leadersiii. Evaluate peer tutors/SI Leadersc. Monitor fiscal operationsi. Prepare annual budgetii. Track and reconcile expendituresiii. Maintain student payroll recordsiv. Provide monthly budget updatesd. Supervise Center-related schedulingi. Schedule Learning Center facilitiesii. Build and maintain weekly work schedules for student employeesiii. Track and report client (student) attendancee. Model and promote effective and timely communication between Center constituents (faculty, staff, student employees, client-students)i. Utilize appropriate social media outletsii. Act as content manager for Center-related websitesf. Maintain needed resourcesi. Order relevant study materials (course textbooks, tutoring aids)ii. Track Center equipment inventoryg. Review and assessi. Maintain and archive accurate client-student documentationii. Generate data for reportsiii. Design and submit annual Center reports to immediate supervisor2. Provide instruction as needed (up to six credits per semester) in foundational courses and first-year seminar3. Direct the Early Alert and Back on Track retention support programsa. Serve as primary point-of-contactb. Coordinate efforts of team members in Early Alertc. Design and implement Back on Track curriculumd. Manage effective communication with all constituents4. Conduct additional student success workshops and other retention programming as needed5. Oversee the efforts of personnel within the Internship and Career Services officea. Engage in short- and long-range strategic planningb. Convene regular team meetings6. Seek and maintain relevant professional certifications7. Advise students as needed8. Work alongside the Director of Transitional Studies in a team-based approach to improving retention.Secondary Duties1. Other duties as assignedRequired QualificationsBachelor's degreeStrong written and oral communication skills and proficiency in computer applicationsPreferred QualificationsMaster's degreeExperience working with at-risk students and/or federal programs for the disadvantagedExperience in student retention initiatives at the college levelPhysical DemandsThe physical requirements for this position may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the ability to use a computer, calculator, telephone, keyboard, and/or various types of office equipment. Must be able to effectively communicate in verbal and written formats and satisfactorily perform the functions of this position.Salary Information60,000 - 64,000FTE1FLSAExemptUnion StatusNSCSNumber of Vacancies1