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AHEPPP is happy to post job openings for all institutions regardless of membership. Positions will be posted on the website, posted in our members-only Facebook group and will emailed out to the AHEPPP membership. The cost is free and job information can be posted by emailing [email protected] Positions will be posted for 60 days unless otherwise noted or requested.


Coordinator, Parent & Family Services, University of Memphis
Assistant Dean of Students and Director, Fraternity and Sorority Programs, University of Arizona
Director of Parent and Family Relations, Lafayette College
Director of Parent & Family Philanthropy, Union College
Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni & Parent Engagement, Union College
Student Affairs Program Coordinator - New Student Programs, University of Florida
Graduate Assistant, Parent and Family Programs, Emerson College
Parent and Family Programs Coordinator, Georgia Tech
Coordinator for New Student Transitions and First Year Experience, UNC Greensboro


Institution: University of Memphis
Job Title: Coordinator, Parent & Family Services
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Posted by AHEPPP: April 17, 2018

The Parent & Family Services office in the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Memphis is excited to announce an opening for the Coordinator of Parent & Family Services.

The position will coordinate all Parent & Family Services’ events, including Parent & Family Weekend, Parent & Family Spring Day, receptions, move-in events, and summer send-offs. They will develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications plan to connect parents and families to the lives of their students and build affinity toward UofM, including but not limited to developing materials, managing social media, creating newsletters, managing the website, and developing videos and/or podcasts. The position will also provide additional support for departmental objectives for which the Senior Coordinator would provide oversight, including parent and family fundraising, the Parent & Family Council, and aid in assessment, program review, and planning efforts.

The successful candidate will have effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and listening skills, event planning experience, and marketing and social media experience.

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, the University of Memphis is a major research institution and one of Tennessee's three comprehensive doctoral-extensive institutions of higher learning. Founded in 1912, the University welcomes more than 21,000 students to campus every year and awards more than 3,000 degrees annually. Diversity is one of our strengths and we are driven by doing. To learn more about the University of Memphis, please visit memphis.edu.


Institution: University of Arizona
Job Title: Assistant Dean of Students and Director, Fraternity and Sorority Programs
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Posted by AHEPPP on April 18, 2018

We empower global citizens who are ready to make a positive impact in the world. We set the standard for a dynamic campus community by creating a caring and inclusive learning environment and providing programs, services, and resources that challenge and support the students, parents, staff, and faculty of The University of Arizona.
ABOUT THE UA GREEK COMMUNITY
The University of Arizona has a thriving Greek community with a rich 102-year tradition. Today, there are 56 national chapters with three governing councils including the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, and United Sorority and Fraternity Council, and the Divine Nine chapters that collectively serve more than 5500 students. The Fraternity and Sorority Programs staff has a national reputation for developing healthy chapters through collaboration with chapter leaders, advisors, and national staff and with the implementation of practices such as chapter Standards of Excellence. Fraternity and Sorority Programs is integral to campus life; students are well represented in leadership roles, staff members collaborate extensively with colleagues across the University, and alumni are active and involved.

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION
The Assistant Dean of Students/Director for Fraternity and Sorority Programs provides leadership to the Fraternity and Sorority Programs area including oversight for all fraternity and sorority chapters, governing associations, and Greek students. The Assistant Dean of Students/Director advises, coordinates, and promotes social Greek letter organizations and related programs, and develops and implements educational programming to address critical issues. This person provides guidance for, and assists in, long-range strategic planning and implementation for the University’s diverse and dynamic fraternity and sorority community and supports the initiatives and activities of the Greek Alumni Advisory Board, the Oracle Board. The Assistant Dean/Director partners with the UA Foundation and the Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, Academic Initiatives & Student Success development office to coordinate and oversee annual fund development activities. The Assistant Dean/Director serves as the Campus Safety Officer and provides oversight for the SafeCats program and campus wide safety initiatives and as a member of the Dean of Students Office Leadership team. The Assistant Dean/Director reports to the Associate Dean of Students. 

Institution: Lafayette College

Job Title: Director of Parent and Family Relations 
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Posted by AHEPPP on April 18, 2018

Overview: The Director of Parent and Family Relations supports the academic mission and priorities of Lafayette College by promoting and developing relationships with parents/families of enrolled undergraduate students. The goal is to promote student success, retention, and graduation by enlisting parents as partners in this effort and increasing their understanding of the College and their role. This position is considered full-time (39 weeks) with benefits and generally works 4 days per week during the academic year along with some summer hours. The director is a key member of the Alumni Relations department and Development & College Relations division, actively collaborating across departments and divisions and partnering specifically with the Director of Parent and Family Giving on shared initiatives. The director acts as the department liaison to the Enrollment Management and Campus Life Divisions, managing Alumni Relations efforts focused on prospective and current students and families including Welcome Events and Legacy Admissions Forum. The director represents parent/family interests on college committees and advises on current and emerging issues related to parent/college relations. The director also develops and maintains liaisons with colleagues and students to further the program’s goals, stays current with developments within the field, and promotes Lafayette’s parent & family programs and initiatives to other higher education institutions. The director reports to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations. 

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Rachel Nelson Moeller, Executive Director of Alumni Relations via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/50249. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Institution: Union College
Job Title: Director of Parent & Family Philanthropy
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Posted by AHEPPP on April 30, 2018
Reporting to the Senior Director of Major Gifts, the Director of Parent & Family Philanthropy for Union College provides oversight and management of the Parents Circle. He/she is responsible for strategy development, implementation and accountability of major gift fundraising efforts for the parents of current and former Union College students.
 
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement successful operational plan and financial goal for Union College Parents program including goals specific to the Parents Circle.
  • Manage a portfolio of 90-150 parent prospects.
  • With the Senior Director of Major Gifts, oversee staffing assignments of rated parents to other prospect managers.
  • Identify parents from each year (freshman through senior) who will serve as parent leaders for their child’s class and assist with solicitations/strategy/remarks at events when appropriate.
  • Develop a strategy for our legacy parents, to honor their philanthropy both as alumni and parents.
  • Together with parent prospects, and prospect managers, continuously look for ways to offer meaningful benefits to the Parents Circle members, especially stewardship and at events including but not limited to: Terrace Council receptions, Homecoming and Family Weekend, Commencement.
  • Partner with Admissions to create a more frequent dialogue regarding applicants and accepted students who may be prospects.
  • Collaborate with student life, communications, and the senior director of annual giving and alumni & parent engagement to ensure a cohesive and coordinated approach to our parent community.
Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree, with three or more years’ experience in frontline fundraising, preferably in higher education. The candidate will have the ability to be proactive in all communications within the division, as well as external audiences. The candidate will be collaborative, and requires a great deal of autonomy, and creativity. Strong communications skills, both written and oral required.  Must be able to work with a diverse group of individuals.  The candidate must be willing to travel, as well as be able to work on nights and weekends when required. Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Institution: Union College
Job Title: Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni & Parent Engagement
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Posted by AHEPPP on April 30, 2018
Reporting to the Vice President for College Relations, the Senior Director of Annual Giving and Alumni and Parent Engagement leads and manages a 14-person team. The Senior Director focuses on: 
  • Working closely with the Director of Annual Giving to set strategy for achieving unrestricted budgeted goals and additional restricted annual giving. 
  • Developing and executing a plan to increase alumni participation. 
  • Working with the Director of Parent and Family Philanthropy, energize a Parent Program that successfully informs, engages, and increases giving by parents. 
  • Creating and leading a robust ReUnion giving program in collaboration with major, planned, and principal giving colleagues. 
  • Developing and implementing a strategic plan to further engage alumni and parents of current and former students, including programming to build mutually beneficial relationships and grow the number of active volunteers who can help to increase participation in giving to Union. 
  • Motivating and managing the Alumni and Parent Engagement team to create and implement innovative programs, initiatives and events. 
  • Overseeing the Alumni Council as it updates its organizational structure to better involve and engage members of the alumni body. 
  • Exploring opportunities to refresh the regional chapter structure and programmatic offerings to increase participation by alumni and parents in the life of the College. 
  • In collaboration with Communications colleagues, maximizing social media tools and outreach opportunities to help grow the volunteer base, retain current donors, and acquire new donors.   
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years of experience in higher education advancement required. Strong leadership in developing teams to achieve ambitious goals through clear expectations, effective mentoring, training, and motivation. A track record of successful program development, organization, planning and implementation skills. Powerful project management skills, both strategic and operational. Willingness and ability to be a self-starter as well as a team player who motivates others.  Ability to work with diverse and wide-ranging offices and departments to build cooperation and consensus. Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals. Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required for College programs and events.
Institution: University of Florida
Job Title: Student Affairs Program Coordinator, New Student Programs
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Posted by AHEPPP on May 14, 2018
 

Plans and implements Family engagement events designed to facilitate relationship building and support opportunities, both in Gainesville and beyond. These Family engagement events include Family Preview (orientation), Fall and Spring Family Weekends, the New Student Convocation Family Reception, and the online Family Chat program.

Collaborates with the Director of Engagement and External Relations, including by helping to develop and update promotional materials for the Gator Too Membership program and by facilitating the program’s membership intake process. Helps the Director of Engagement and External Relations execute Legacy Pinning Ceremonies and National Gator Parent and Family Leadership Council board meetings.

Develops, produces, delivers, and manages communication plan pieces, including a monthly newsletter for all UF Family Members, an annual Family Calendar, various Family engagement social media accounts, and the Family email account. Conducts continuous outreach to parents and family members to ensure that all families feel welcome and connected to UF, from admission to graduation.

Develops and maintains a data base of family contacts. Provides timely responses, information, and support to family members.

Engages in strategic planning for family programs. Creates and updates assessment activities, websites, and technology related to family programs.

Manages the budget for family programming, including for Fall and Spring Family Weekends.

Participates in various Dean of Students Office programs, including Emergency Dean on Call and the Protest and Safety Team.


Institution: Emerson College
Job Title: Graduate Assistant, Parent & Family Programs
Posted by AHEPPP on June 7, 2018

Emerson College Parent and Family Programs

Graduate Assistantship (Summer 2018 and Academic Year 2018 – 2019) 

The mission of Parent and Family Programs is to provide an intentional and purposeful link between Emerson College and the family members of students to contribute to student success through partnership, collaboration and communication.

Position description:

  • Assist with designing, planning and implementing major campus events that include parents and families such as Parent and Family Orientation, Family Weekend, Summer Send-Offs, Open Houses, etc.
  • Implement the updating and enhancement of the Parent Resource Guide into a dynamic Web-based resource.  
  • Work closely with parent volunteers. This includes our Family Ambassador Program members, as well as regional volunteers who host events (such as Summer Send-Off events)
  • Assist in collecting and providing updated and consistent communication to parents through means such as the weekly blog and the Parent and Family Facebook page
  • Appropriately direct parent questions or concerns through email or phone calls
  • Assist in development of new services such as a monthly Webinar series for parents, Facebook live events, etc.
  • Create assessment tools for parents to provide feedback to office and the College community (may include an opportunity to help create a longitudinal study to measure effectiveness of Parent and Family Programs on student retention and success
  • Work with Creative Services on promotional materials as well as Website design and updating

Occasional weekend and evening hours will be required of the Graduate Assistant to run specific events sponsored by the office.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be accepted into or continuing in a higher education graduate program for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work interdependently with professional staff
  • Ability to update web-based materials
  • Proficiency using Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Office is required (experience with Web editing preferred)
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required
  • Event planning or student programming experience is required

Compensation:

The assistantship offers up to 20 hours/week in the summer 2018 and up to 10 hours/week in the academic year at a rate of $15.00/hour, up to a maximum of $6750.00.  Most hours will be scheduled during the typical workday (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)  A July/early August time frame for start date is expected and is flexible.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to:  [email protected]

Travel expenses are not covered.  Initial interviews will take place via phone. 


Institution: Georgia Tech
Job Title: Parent & Family Programs Coordinator
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Posted by AHEPPP on: June 7, 2018

 

Job Purpose: This position will work under the direction of the Director-Parent and Family Programs to serve the parents and families of Georgia Tech students. This role will supervise student leaders and will enhance and build connections with families, including special event planning, coordinating volunteer opportunities, and outreach to diverse parent populations at Georgia Tech.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning and implementation of several large scale events for Georgia Tech families.
  • Supervise student leaders.
  • Coordinate volunteer opportunities both locally and regionally for family volunteers.
  • Enhance web/social media outreach and marketing.
  • Outreach to special population families.
  • Serve as resource for families, including answering phone calls and emails from families.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Education Administration, Student Affairs, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Work Experience: Two to four years job related experience;
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires demonstrated experience working with parents/families of college students, including knowledge of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act). Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment, manage multiple tasks, and commitment to inclusion and working with diverse populations. Proven ability in organizational and administrative skills, sound decision-making, judgment, event planning, customer service, interpersonal communication, written and verbal communication, presentation, and confidentiality. Use of office related computer applications is required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master's degree in fields such as Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or related areas.
  • Preferred Work Experience: At least one year of experience in enrollment alumni relations, student activities, orientation, housing, and/or academic advising is highly desired.

Additional Information: This job requires the ability to work night and weekends.

Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a regular basis with: students, parents, and staff; this position typically will advise and counsel: parents and students; this position will supervise: assigned students

Georgia Tech Parent and Family Programs 

As an integral part of the Division of Student Life at Georgia Tech, Parent and Family Programs is committed to helping our parents and families stay connected to their students and support their educational and co-curricular experience.  We want to support all parents, family members, and friends of Georgia Tech students to ensure that students are supported both in and out of the classroom.  Georgia Institute of Technology provides an outstanding educational experience and with your help your student will be successful here.  At Georgia Tech, we view the relationship we have with our students' parents and families as a partnership – a partnership created to help students be successful. Our motto is “when parents and families are informed, students benefit.” We want you to engage in our university community – we can help you navigate the Institute, assist you and your student, and truly make you feel part of the Yellow Jacket Family!


Institution: University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Job Title: Coordinator for New Student Transitions and First Year Experience
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Posted by AHEPPP on: June 18, 2018 

New Student Transitions & First Year Experience (NST&FYE) is committed to providing a comprehensive and collaborative approach to ensure the success and retention of our new students. NST & FYE helps new students and their families navigate the transition to college by connecting them to the people, programs, and resources at UNC Greensboro which provide a solid foundation for student success.

Within New Student Transitions and First Year Experience, the New Student Transitions (NST) staff coordinates day-to-day operations for Spartan Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR), Spartan Orientation Staff (SOS), Families of Future Spartans, Online orientation, and NST & FYE sponsorship program. This staff also assists with departmental initiatives such as NAV1GATE, Keker First Year Common Read, FYE 101, and Your First Year (YFY) programs throughout the academic school year. This position reports to the Assistant Director for New Student Transitions and First Year Experience.

The Coordinator has the following duties and responsibilities, but not limited to:
- Oversight for the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of the Spartan Orientation Staff;
- Help plan and implement various aspects of SOAR including, but not limited to, check-in, SOSprogramming, and publications.
- Assist with the solicitation of sponsors in support of student leader training and programming activities;
-Coordinate all aspects of the staff attendance at the Southern Regional Orientation Workshop (SROW).
- Collaborate with campus partners to successfully implement online orientation for online degree seeking students. 
- Monitor budget expenditures for area funds;
- Supervise one Graduate Assistant, one Summer Graduate Intern and 30 Student Leaders;
- Serve on departmental, divisional, and/or university-wide committees in support of student transition, success, and retention;
- Provide support to the Assistant Director for New Student Transitions & First Year Experience and other office functions;
- Other duties as assigned to ensure the fulfillment of the New Student Transitions & First Year Experience mission.

This position will directly supervise one graduate assistant, one summer graduate intern, and 30 undergraduate student leaders. This position operates with a limited level of both discretion and independence of actions related to the day to day operation for student leadership development with lower levels of both related to larger/broader issues which have campus-wide implications, such as policies.