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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 support@aheppp.org. Positions will be posted for 60 days unless otherwise noted or requested.

Associate Director of New Student & Family Programs, University of Tennessee
Associate Director of Family Programs, George Mason University
Director of New Student and Family Programs, Eastern Illinois University
Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs, University of Alabama
Associate Director, Orientation and Family Connections, Northern Illinois University
Associate Director, Orientation and Special Projects, Northern Illinois University
Associate Coordinator, Aggie Orientation Leader Program, Texas A&M

 


Institution: University of Tennessee
Job title: Associate Director of New Student & Family Programs
Full posting: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000001O4&tz=GMT-05%3A00
Posted by AHEPPP on December 1, 2017
 

The University of Tennessee, New Student & Family Programs, is seeking an Associate Director of New Student & Family Programs - 17000001O4.  A review of all applications will begin in January of 2018 and will continue until position is filled. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin this role in mid-March 2018. For full consideration, applicants must attach a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.

Job Summary: The Associate Director assists the Director with oversight of the department and is responsible for leading the New Student and Family Programs efforts in planning the student and family/guest orientation program for more than 9,000 new first year, transfer students, and guests annually, the Fall Family Weekend program for more than 4,500 guests, and the Welcome Week events for first year and transfer students. 

Required Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Master's degree in higher education, college student personnel or related field and three years of professional experience in working with students and parents in the higher education setting, communications, events, student leadership training, and retention programs.

Skills and Knowledge: 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the educational development of students and seeing parents as partners
  • Experience of working effectively with diverse populations
  • Experience with relevant technologies
  • Ability to relate effectively with students, parents, and other University partners
  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices in first year and transfer experiences and parent programs
  • Leadership in providing culturally relevant programs and services
  • Superior leadership and management skills, including interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation and training skills

Preferred Qualifications: Previous professional experience in orientation, transition and retention; experience in student leadership development and commitment to the educational development of students; administrative experience at the Assistant/Associate Director level; demonstrated experience with supervising full-time professional staff; demonstration of effective collaboration and knowledge of CAS standards.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

A review of all applications will begin in January of 2018 and will continue until position is filled. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin this role in mid-March 2018. For full consideration, applicants must electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. All materials for the position should be submitted through the University of Tennessee Human Resources application system, which can be found at: https://hr.utk.edu/staff-positions/


 

Institution: University of Alabama
Job title: Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs
Full posting: http://staffjobs.ua.edu/?job=505160
Posted by AHEPPP on October 3, 2017

The University of Alabama, Parent & Family Programs, seeks a Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs - 505160.  Visit staff employment opportunities at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. Application deadline 10/20/2017. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities. 

Job Summary: The Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs is responsible for coordinating and implementing programs and services for parents and family members of UA students which increases familial support of students to assist in the University's retention efforts.

This position will serve as a vital member of the P&FP team, supporting all department programs/services/events including Parent & Family Orientation, Family Weekend, communication, and other programming. Responsibilities include building and maintaining partnerships across campus and serving as a main point of contact for parents and family members via email, website, and phone. This position will also supervise at least one student staff member and will report to the Director of Parent & Family Programs. Responsible for completing required training that is related to laws and regulations, that creates a more hospitable and respectful workplace; and safer work environment. Responsible for holding staff accountable for completion of required training. Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures. 

Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree OR Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years of experience which may include program support, event planning or communications. 

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays when needed. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge: Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively with a variety of students, parents, faculty/staff. Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion. Creative problem solving, conflict resolution, and excellent customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in higher education or communication; or Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related professional experience. Experience working with parents in a college setting. Student development knowledge. Large-scale event planning and execution experience.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Visit UA’s employment website at jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. Application deadline10/20/2017. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.


Institution: Eastern Illinois University
Job title: Director of New Student and Family Programs 
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on September 26, 2017

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Director of New Student and Family Programs (NSFP).  This position has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of programs and services for approximately 2,000 new students and their families each year, including comprehensive orientation and transition programs that support the matriculation, retention, and success of new students. Additionally, the Coordinator for the Military Student Assistance Center reports to the Director of NSFP. The director reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and serves as a liaison between Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. 

Minimum requirements include a master's degree in higher education, college student affairs, counseling, or a related field and at least three years of experience working in higher education with progressive responsibility and leadership in areas related to admissions, orientation, transition, and/or family initiatives.  Candidates must have a strong knowledge of new student and family programs, as well as transitional issues faced by first-year, transfer, and international students.  Candidates must have demonstrated experience with designing, developing, and executing large-scale programming initiatives and building collaborative working relationships across campus to serve new students and their families.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are required, as is a demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence. 

Preferred qualifications include experience in creating print, electronic, and Web publications; experience with program assessment and evaluation; and experience developing and implementing training and professional development programs for undergraduate student leaders, graduate students, and professional staff.

A complete application will include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (including names, phone numbers, and email addresses, as well as a brief explanation of each reference’s relationship to the applicant) submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/45207.  Candidates invited on campus will be asked to provide academic transcripts.  A background check must be completed and passed before an offer of employment will be made.

For questions regarding this search, please contact Mr. Jody Stone, Screening Committee Chair, at DirNSFPsearch@eiu.edu.  The priority deadline for applications is October 23, 2017.  Applications will be reviewed until on-campus interviews are scheduled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.


Institution: George Mason University
Job title: Associate Director of Family Programs 
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on September 14, 2017

The George Mason University Division of University Life invites applicants for the position of Associate Director for Family Programs within the Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services (OFPS). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. 

George Mason University is an innovative, public, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in the heart of northern Virginia’s technology corridor near Washington, D.C., the university attracts a diverse and talented student body of over 35,000. The university—its enrollment, academic programs, facilities and services—is expanding, as is its reputation. George Mason is an institution providing tremendous opportunity for students, faculty and staff. 
 
Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director provides strategic and active management of all programming and outreach for family members, guests and siblings. The position is comprised of six main components: (1) planning and implementing the annual Family Weekend program; (2) designing and overseeing family programs during summer and winter Orientations; (3) supporting and leading welcome programming, including Move-In, the Preamble and Welcome2Mason; (4) overseeing the implementation of Siblings Weekend; (5) overseeing the development of a comprehensive communication and outreach plan for families; and (6) managing the Parent and Family Council, an advisory group dedicated to representing the interests of and supporting families during their student’s matriculation at Mason. Working together with the Associate Director for Orientation, the OFPS professional staff, and a dynamic team of student orientation leaders, this position will assist in implementing new student Orientation for over 7,000 new students and 8,000 family members annually. 
 
Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling or a related field; professional experience in a higher education environment that shows advancement into progressive leadership positions; strong working knowledge of new student and family programs, and student and family transitional issues; and experience designing, developing and executing large-scale programming initiatives. It is vital that candidates possess exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have experience in creating and managing print, electronic and Web publications. Applicants must demonstrate experience designing and executing large-scale program assessment, and be able to analyze data and create meaningful reports. A qualified candidate will have highly developed organizational management and problem-solving skills, and must work accurately and efficiently in order to meet a multitude of deadlines and responsibilities. Candidates will have demonstrated leadership abilities, and must have a commitment to diversity and be comfortable working within diverse populations. Flexibility to work evening hours and weekends, particularly during summer months, is also a position requirement. 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Three to five years of professional experience in a higher education environment that shows advancement into progressive leadership positions
Full-time staff supervisory experience and possess the ability to create a staff development plan that encompasses full- and part-time professional staff, paraprofessional staff, graduate students and undergraduate student leaders.

Special Instructions:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA386z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. The anticipated start date for the position is November 1, 2017. A complete position description is available upon request. Review of applications will begin on September 29, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.


Institution: Northern Illinois University
Job Title: Associate Director, Orientation and Family Connections
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP: October 23, 2017

Northern Illinois University (located in DeKalb, IL) is looking for an Associate Director, Orientation and Family Connections.

A primary function of Orientation and Family Connections is to implement orientation for new students and families. This leadership position will be responsible for the development, coordination, planning, implementation and oversight of new student (freshmen and transfer) and family orientation programs (on-campus and online). This position will also oversee the undergraduate student leadership program (orientation leaders, interns, coordinators). This position is required to collaborate with other campus units, help to co-coordinate communication strategies and assist in system support. The Associate Director will report to the Director of Orientation and Family Connections and will serve on a team that includes three full-time professional staff.

For the full position description and application information, visit Associate Director (#4802)


Institution: Northern Illinois University
Job Title: Associate Director, Orientation and Special Projects
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP: November 2, 2017 


A primary function of Orientation and Family Connections is to implement orientation for new students and families. This leadership position will be responsible for the recruitment, selection, training and supervision of the undergraduate student leadership team. This position will also assist in the coordination and implementation of new student (freshmen and transfer) and family orientation programs (on-campus and online).

The position will close on November 10


For more detailed job description and to apply visit, 
Assistant Director of Orientation and Special Projects


Institution: Texas A&M University
Job Title: Associate Coordinator
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP: November 2, 2017 

Passionate about supporting new students and family members? Experienced in advising and planning events? Join the Office of New Student & Family Programs at Texas A&M University!

Our team welcomes more than 14,000 new Aggies and their family members to campus each year during the university’s New Student Conferences. We’re currently seeking an Associate Coordinator to advise the Aggie Orientation Leader Program, plan Aggieland’s Official Week of Welcome, and manage the university’s online orientation program. 

Overview:

The Associate Coordinator serves as the primary advisor to the Aggie Orientation Leader Program, including the selection, training, and advising of student leaders. The Associate Coordinator also manages all aspects of Howdy Week: Aggieland’s Week of Welcome, including coordination of the signature events produced by NSFP, and administers the university’s online orientation program including management of technology, content development, design and delivery, and program assessment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field plus five years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty area OR Master’s degree in applicable field plus three years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in student affairs, Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field plus three years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty area.

Apply online via the Texas A&M Employment Website. Search for Posting Number S00334FY18.

Application review anticipated to begin November 17th.

For more information, contact:

Emily C. Ivey
emilyi@tamu.edu