Job Listings

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.


Assistant Director, Parent & Family Programs, UCLA
Graduate Assistant, Ohio University
Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs, University of Arkansas
Associate Director for the Parent Engagement Program, University of Portland
Coordinator of Orientation Programs, Clemson University
Coordinator of Peer Engagement, Clemson University
Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs, University of Alabama
Coordinator of New Student Programs, Towson University
Assistant Director, Baylor Parents Network, Baylor University
Director, Academic Success Center, University of South Florida
Professor- International Family and Community Studies, Clemson University
Program Manager for First Year Programs, University of Portland
Associate Director in New Student & Family Programs, UT - Knoxville
Associate Director in New Student & Family Programs, UT - Knoxville


Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Position Title: Assistant Director, Parent & Family Programs
Full Posting: Click here
Posted by AHEPPP: January 6, 2016

As part of UCLA's Alumni Affairs organization, the Office of Parent & Family Programs is committed to helping parents and families participate in their student's experience. The Parent & Family Programs team believes that an informed and supportive family plays an integral role in educational success and offers resources to parents and families to understand their student's experience at different stages in his or her collegiate career. The Assistant Director of Parent & Family Programs is responsible for helping to cultivate lasting relationships with parents, families and campus partners that strengthen University ties throughout their student's college experience and beyond. 

Working with Alumni colleagues and managing a team of student staff, the Assistant Director will serve as lead for Parent & Family Programs events and outreach initiatives. He/She will be primarily responsible for managing the logistics of signature events including Coffee Socials, Parents' Council meetings, and Out of State/International Family receptions held throughout the year. 

The Assistant Director will oversee the efficient and effective implementation of parent volunteer recruitment and engagement for campus and regional events including Move-In Weekend, Bruin Family Weekend, Bruin Day and Family Orientation. He/She will manage parent communications including an online newsletter, volunteer monthly updates, emails, a full website and social media initiatives. In addition, the Assistant Director will lead ongoing assessments of programs, services and communications channels to provide analytics, reports and recommendations.  


Institution: Ohio University
Position title: Graduate Assistant for Parent & Family Programs
Full posting: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/21225

Remuneration: $11,000.00 (plus tuition waiver) 

Position Description: 

The primary responsibilities for the Graduate Assistant for Parent and Family Programs are to assist the staff of the Office of the Dean of Students with special projects and administrative tasks as they relate to parents and families. The focus of this assistantship is to provide the graduate student with parent and family based experience.  In addition, the Graduate Assistant will gain experience working in the Office of the Dean of Students.  Some of the responsibilities have included the following:

  • Assist in the coordination of the OHIO Parent & Family Program

  • Assist and coordinate special weekends and activities for Ohio University, including Opening Weekend, Parent & Family Weekend, Dads Weekend, Sibs Weekend, and Moms Weekend

  • Provide support to and coordinate events for the OHIO Parents Advisory Council, regional parent’s clubs, and the Parents & Family fund

  • Development and upkeep of the OHIO Parents and Families Newsletter and email distribution list

  • Maintain the Parent & Family website (www.ohio.edu/parents), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/OHIOParents), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/OHIOParents)

  • Assist with the development and instruction of the PF 1000: Parent and Family Experience course

  • Assist with a portion of the planning, coordination, and implementation of Bobcat Student Orientation

  • Respond to student and parent concerns

  • Assist with assessment efforts of the department including benchmarking projects

  • Participate in Division of Student Affairs committees

  • Other duties as assigned, including opportunities to assist with Ohio University’s Campus Conversation Series and other diversity initiatives on campus

Graduate Assistants are expected to work a total of 300 hours over the course of the semester. This time period will begin two weeks prior to the start of the semester and conclude at the end of the semester. This averages out to approximately 20 hours per week.

To apply, please complete the online application at: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/21225

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement. You may apply for up to four graduate assistantships at Ohio University. For general questions on the GA application process, please contact: Emily Mason, Graduate Assistant for the Office of the Dean of Students at em585714@ohio.edu or (740) 593-1800. Questions regarding the above position should be directed to: Jamie Patton, Assistant Dean of Students, at 740-593-1800, or e-mail at pattonj1@ohio.edu 


Institution: University of Arkansas
Position Title: Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs
Full Posting: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/18487
Posted by AHEPPP: January 23, 2016

The Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of parent and family program activities and initiatives. This position will direct the University of Arkansas Family Weekend and Spring Family Reunion programs, advise undergraduate Parent Ambassadors, coordinate activities and events for Regional Parent Clubs, and assist in providing direction to the University of Arkansas Parent Partnership Association. Additionally, the Coordinator will assist in the production of parent program publications including the Parent Transitions Calendar, University of Arkansas Parents Guide, and monthly Razorback Parent e-newsletters. Other responsibilities can include supervising graduate assistants/interns, setting and maintaining budgets, and building relationships with campus and community partners.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

New Student & Family Programs supports and collaborates with several major initiatives: Extended Orientation Programs which encompasses R.O.C.K. Camp, R.O.C.K Camp Adventure, R.O.C.K. Camp Service and Hog W.I.L.D. Welcome Weeks; Parent & Family Programs which consists of Family Weekend, Spring Family Reunion and the Parent Partnership Association, Regional Parent Clubs; Leadership & Late Night Programs including Cardinal Nights, Emerging Leaders, Graduating Student Leaders, Who’s Who Among American Universities & Colleges, University of Arkansas Student Leadership & Career Academy, Student Leader of the Month; and First Year Initiatives in which the office collaborates with a variety of campus constituencies on New Student Welcome & Burger Bash, Help-A-Hog, Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI), First Year Photo Project, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, Arkansas Kickstart, and Alcohol Edu for College.

http://nsfp.uark.edu


Institution: University of Portland
Job title: Associate Director for the Parent Engagement Program
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 4, 2017

The Associate Director for the Parent Engagement Program will provide strategic vision, leadership, and creative implementation of the Parent Engagement Program at the University of Portland. Housed in the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, the purpose of the Parent Engagement Program is to create lasting relationships and collaborations between the University and the parents and families of students and alumni.

A few of the benefits offered by the University include: annual pay of $45,000 to $48,000; medical, dental, long-term disability, and life insurance; paid holiday break in December in addition to vacation and sick time; tuition remission for employee and family members (consistent with University policies); retirement contributions (generally after two years of employment); and a home purchase assistance program.

The full job description is available at: www.bitly.com/adpeg020117.

This position was posted on February 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Conceptualize and implement an effective program that creates lasting relationships and results in valuable collaborations between the University and the parents and families of students and alumni.

Conceptualize and implement specific activities and items as part of the Parent Engagement Program. Specific activities and items may include but are not limited to: communications with parents and families through paper, electronic, social media, and other means; events; in-person contacts; and engaging parents and family members to share their expertise with students in the classroom and other contexts.

Build a network of parents and families who may be interested in supporting the University and its students and alumni with resources, networks, and collaborations.

Identify potential points of collaboration between the University (and its schools, offices, and programs) and parents and families of students and alumni. Facilitate connections and conversations between the University and parents and families regarding potential points of collaboration.

Partner with schools and offices across the University (including the Provost’s Office, Office of Development, and the Career Center) as necessary.

Create and oversee processes and tracking systems for University outreach to parents and families and for gathering and maintaining relevant data about parents and families.

Compile, analyze, and report relevant data.

Supervise student employees as necessary.

Related or other duties as necessary or assigned by supervisor or supervisor’s designee.


Institution: Clemson University
Job title: Coordinator of Orientation Programs
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 4, 2017

The Coordinator of Orientation Programs will assist in the overall planning and implementation of undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking orientation programs at Clemson University. The coordinator will be responsible for executing the main logistics of orientation and transition programs for undergraduate and graduate students.

40% - Essential - Lead the logistical planning and implementation of summer, August, and January orientation programs for approximately 5550 new undergraduate students annually and 800 new graduate students annually Negotiate and secure University Housing and Dining contracts; space and setup reservations; parking and transportation for undergraduate and graduate orientation programs Secure campus departments to participate as representatives in orientation and transition programs Serve as Co-lead on orientation reservations and check-in. 

30% - Essential - Transition Programming

Plan and lead the implementation of extended orientation events and activities including but not limited to room reservations, logistics, and facilitation of New Student Convocation/Summer Reading. Serve as lead coordinator of extended orientation small group management. Collaborate with staff on student leader development and training on extended orientation and transition programs. Design and implement Out of state connections including logistic and volunteer coordination. Establish special student interventions and support services. 

20% - Essential - Publications & Media

Assist in the creation and editing of all orientation programs publication components including to schedule booklets. Assist in orientation programs brand development (undergraduate and graduate). Edit and preview all campus partners and sponsors publications for distribution to new students. Draft and manage all orientation website content and messaging (undergraduate and graduate). Create and facilitate the implementation of all orientation video content and messaging. Design, implement and maintain a digital event logistics and management presence.

10% - Essential - Assessment & Evaluation

Assist with the development of learning outcomes for all orientation and transition programs and establish assessment procedures to demonstrate learning and effectiveness. Lead the program evaluation process of campus partners and sponsors to collect feedback and satisfaction.


 

Institution: Clemson University

Job title: Coordinator of Peer Engagement 
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 4, 2017

Coordinates peer mentoring and leadership programs and engagement initiatives for new underrepresented students (Students of Color, First-Generation, etc.) within New Student and Family Programs. Collaborate with colleagues in the creation of an inclusive campus climate to support success and persistence of underrepresented students.

JOB DUTIES:

40% - Essential - Peer Mentoring and Peer Leadership Development:

Coordinate recruitment and selection of approximately 90 peer mentors and peer leaders for underrepresented student retention programs that serve approximately 300 students.  Supervise peer mentors and conduct performance evaluations based on measurable student-learning outcomes. Develop and facilitate training programs for peer mentors and leaders.

30% - Essential - Student Engagement:

Assists with planning and coordination of events and activities to support student engagement and persistence within the University inclusive excellence framework. Utilize mentoring relationship management software to track mentor engagement with mentees on a monthly basis

Plan and implement monthly small group engagement opportunities.

15% - Essential - Marketing and Outreach:

Promote programs at prospective and admitted students¿ events (Discover Clemson, Experience Clemson, New Student Orientation).  Utilize communication tools, including e-mail, social media, and text messaging to provide frequent updates to programs¿ participants about important dates, upcoming events, and vital knowledge for their transition.

15% - Essential - Campus Partnerships:

Collaborates with other student support services and campus resource providers to support the success of the program and its visibility on campus. Partners include but are not limited to Gantt Multicultural Center, Center for Career and Professional Development, Academic Success Center, Campus Activities and Events, and the Office of Inclusion and Equity. Serve as a resource for the campus community on matters involving new underrepresented students in transition.


Institution: University of Alabama
Job title: Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 7, 2017

The University of Alabama, Parent & Family Programs, seeks a Coordinator of Parent & Family Programs – 502531.  Visit staff employment opportunities at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. Application deadline 02/13/2017. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

Job Summary: The Coordinator, Student Affairs Programs is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing programs and services supporting students, parents or student organizations for Student Affairs.

This position 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 PFP 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.


Institution: Towson University
Job title: Coordinator of New Student Programs
Full posting: https://goo.gl/3jkJ2l
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 9, 2017 

Towson University is looking for qualified candidates for its Coordinator of New Student Programs position. The role involves planning and executing Transfer Orientation programming, assisting with First Year and Family Orientation, and serving as an adviser for the Freshman Transition Program (FTP), and educational partnership involving Towson University and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC). The position holds close relationships with Undergraduate Admissions and Academic Advising to ensure the smooth transition of transferring students to TU. The position also supervises student staff, plays a key role in supporting Welcome to TU (a 4-day orientation program prior to the beginning of the Fall semester), and will manage the office’s social media platforms.

This position offers a competitive salary and full university benefits that include health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. Benefits information can be found at https://www.towson.edu/hr/documents/exempt_benefits_summary.pdf. To learn more about the position, visit https://goo.gl/3jkJ2l. For more information about New Student Programs, visit http://www.towson.edu/orientation.


Institution: Baylor University
Job title: Assistant Director, Baylor Parents Network 
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 14, 2017

Baylor University is seeking an engaging, dynamic leader for the position of Assistant Director, Baylor Parents Network. The Baylor Parents Network acknowledges parents are an integral part of the Baylor family and this position serves as an information and communication link between parents and the university.   

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree, two years of relevant work experience, a valid Texas driver license, clear driving record and Christian faith is required. A Bachelor’s Degree and four years of relevant work experience are preferred. Strong preference given to parents of Baylor students. Note: position is require to travel extensively a minimum of 4 months out of the year.

To Apply

View the full position description: Assistant Director, Baylor Parents Network.  Please submit an on-line application at https://jobs.baylor.edu along with a cover letter and resume. 

The Baylor Experience

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job!  As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions*, they also get to experience Baylor. 

  • Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment  (www.baylor.edu.about)
  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for staff and qualified dependents*
  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year 

*For more details and eligibility requirements, please visit www.baylor.edu/hr


Institution: University of South Florida
Job title: Director, Academic Success Center
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 17, 2017

The University of South Florida seeks an energetic, passionate learning support professional with the experience and creativity to advance the Academic Success Center.  USF’s Academic Success Center (ASC) is administered by Undergraduate Studies and is housed within the USF Tampa Library Learning Commons to promote the university-wide student success initiative.  The primary mission of the ASC is to directly promote and support students’ academic success by offering a wide range of services (Writing Studio, SMART Lab, and Tutoring Center).  The Director is responsible for the management, development, and assessment of Center services and operations, manages budget resources, oversees hiring of instructors for learning support courses, and works in collaboration with college faculty/administrators to advance services.  The Director leads a team of six professional staff and 175 student employees and oversees services for nearly 10,000 students annually. 

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of seven years related exempt experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of five years of related exempt experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in education, educational leadership, or other terminal degree in a related field. Five years in college learning assistance, with at least two years in a leadership role. 

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For more information or to apply, please visit USFJob Opening ID #12374. 


 

Institution: Clemson University
Job title: Professor- International Family and Community Studies
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 17, 2017

Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
Professor- International Family and Community Studies

Clemson University seeks candidates for a 9-month tenure-track appointment as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Studies within the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, beginning in the Fall of 2017. This position will teach in an established Ph.D. program in International Family and Community Studies. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship, including seeking external research funding and publications. The successful candidate will be expected to teach advanced research methods and secondary data analysis. Additionally, successful candidates will advise Ph.D. students, serve on doctoral student committees, and engage in service to the profession and University.

Clemson University, located in the Appalachian foothills between Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer seeking applicants from diverse social and cultural backgrounds and/or disability status. Clemson University does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. in a relevant social science discipline (e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Family Studies, Community Development, Human Development). The candidate must have a record of scholarly activity, external funding, and publication commensurate with the status of an associate or full professor as well as teaching experience with doctoral students in traditional and blended/online formats.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit the following via Interfolio: (1) a cover letter addressing research and teaching experience; (2) the names and contact information of three references; and (3) curriculum vitae.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


Institution: University of Portland
Position Title: Program Manager for First Year Programs
Full Posting: http://bit.ly/pmfyp021317
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 24, 2017

The Program Manager of First Year Programs is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing Shepard Academic Resource Center services targeted to first year students – services that assist students to ensure a successful first year of studies and help them remain at the University of Portland. This position also serves as a resource for students in regards to academic, informational, and social resources on and off campus.  This is a full-time position with benefits.

The application is available on the Human Resources website - https://up.hiretouch.com/.  Required documents include; cover letter, resume, references and supplemental questions.

Primary Duties –

  • Manage and develop the First Year Workshop program.  Hire, train and supervise 35 - 40 workshop leaders and the workshop leader coordinator. Work with cooperating faculty in connection with workshop classes. Develop and provide ongoing training for the workshop leaders, and implement evaluation and assessment of the workshop program. Respond to first year student concerns that arise related to the First Year Workshop.
  • Manage and develop the Peer Mentoring program for first year students placed on academic probation and other at-risk students. Hire, train, and supervise 10 - 15 peer mentors and the Peer Mentor Coordinator. Monitor peer mentor and mentee productivity and efficacy. Develop and provide ongoing training and a system of assessment and feedback for the peer mentors and the mentees. Collaborate with the University’s Associate Deans to provide resources and information to first year students on probation.
  • Serve as one of the case managers on the Early Alert Response Team for first-year early alerts from parents, faculty, and staff.  Collaborate with University faculty and staff to ensure timely and productive follow up on alerts. Refer students to appropriate resources on campus.
  • Provide academic advising to undeclared students and assist in management of undeclared major program; support academic advising provided by the University’s schools.
  • Meet one on one with students to discuss needs and concerns, including matters such as major selection, study skills, faculty communication, motivation, and navigating and referral to University resources.
  • Be known and available to all students and especially those in need of academic support. Engage in individual outreach to first year students who have low midterm and final grades, providing support and access to academic resources.
  • Facilitate connections and access to the academic, informational, and social resources available to first-year students to assist in their transition from high school to college and to help first-year students successfully complete their first year at the University.
  • Create effective collaborations and working relationships across the University in order to facilitate referrals regarding students who need assistance.
  • Develop effective collaborations and working relationships with parents and family members of first-year students to aid in students’ transition to the University environment.  Respond to inquiries from student family members regarding student academic and personal well-being, consistent with all legal and University requirements (including FERPA); refer inquiries to other departments as appropriate.
  • Serve as a key member of the Orientation Planning Team, collaborating and planning with other University employees as necessary.

The full job description is available at: http://bit.ly/pmfyp021317


Institution: University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Job title: Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs (Family/Guest Orientation & Fall Welcome Week/ Spring Family Weekend)
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 24, 2017

Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs
(Family/Guest Orientation &Fall Welcome Week/ Spring Family Weekend)

The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs. This is an exempt, 12 month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position.

The Position: 
The Associate Director is responsible for leading the NSFP office’s efforts in planning the family/ guest orientation program for more than 5,500 guests annually. Parents Association, the Fall Welcome Week program for more than 6,000 new first year and transfer students and the Spring Family Weekend Events. In addition, the Associate Director will oversee strategic communications to families and coordinate the Parents & Families Fund scholarship and grant program annually.

Position Responsibilities: 
1. Lead the NSFP office’s efforts in planning the Family/Guest Orientation program for more than 5,500 guests annually, Parents Association, the Fall Welcome Week program for more than 6,000 new first year and transfer students and the Spring Family Weekend events. 
2. Oversee the development and implementation of schedules/logistics of One Day and Two Day Parent/Family Orientation sessions; coordinate meetings to finalize logistics, campus construction, and facilities; communicate to nine colleges and more than 35 offices; prepare presenters; develop and implement presentations for parents and families at Orientation. 
3. Prepare for Parents Association member recruitment, develop materials, and implement a plan to obtain parent/family contact information for the Association; assist Coordinator and Assistant Director in leading special event fundraisers at Family Weekend programs. 
4. Oversee content presents to stakeholders via print and electronic communication; ensure adherence to best practices for parent/family programming; provide leadership in the development of publications tailored to special populations and work with campus partners to ensure timely content in weekly listserv emails to all members. 
5. Coordinate the Parents & Families Fund scholarship and grant program annually; Make recommendations and assist in planning of annual fund initiatives, outreach, and donor recognition events. 
6. Develop learning outcomes and program goals based on institutional goals and Council for the Advancements for Standards (CAS); develop plans to achieve goals; contribute to retention initiatives by benchmarking, analyzing data, and making recommendations. 
7. Represent the office at the following campus-wide meetings: quarterly Communications Collaborative meetings and attend various campus partner meetings to effectively plan parent and guest orientation, Welcome Week, and Family events. 
8. Chair the Welcome Week Committee; plan and lead monthly meetings, implement plans to achieve the goals of Fall Welcome Week; develop event submission process and communication to all campus constituents and student participants; coordinate signature Welcome Week events. 
9. Serve as a member of the NSFP office staff; address students and questions through phone, email, and publications and acting liaison between new students and the university. 
10. Provide leadership for the Coordinator, the Administrative Specialist, and one Graduate Teaching Assistant with direct supervision of the Coordinator and co-supervision of the Administrative Specialist. 
11. Supervise the Coordinator in the planning of Fall Welcome Week and Spring Family Weekend for both first-year and transfer students; including overseeing the training of 150+ Welcome Week leaders. 
12. Ensure effective and efficient use of technology and database management, including security and maintenance; maintain membership application and database functions for families and Parents Council. 
13. In collaboration with the other Associate Director, prepare the annual operation budget, including labor, materials, service, equipment maintenance, and replacement; present to the Assistant Dean and Director of NSFP while providing justifications. 
14. Develop assessment methods for families and students; analyze data to make programmatic decisions. Assess the retention and graduation impact student success. Oversee the assessment process: facilitation of the assessment schedule and content, analyzation of data and compile assessment reports for family and guest orientation programs, Welcome Week, and other events. In collaboration with office staff, provide timely reports to the Assistant Dean and Director of NSFP regarding registration and capacities for all programs. 
15. Write and develop the CAS review action plan and assist with the office in the execution of such plan. Review program evaluations to help in execution of such revisions. Utilize data to contribute to the Division of Student Life’s Annual Report.

Application Process: A review of all applications will being March 6 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references.


Institution: University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Job title: Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs (Student Orientation & Fall Family Weekend)
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on: February 24, 2017

Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs
(Family/Guest Orientation &Fall Welcome Week/ Spring Family Weekend) 
The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director, New Student and Family Programs. This is an exempt, 12 month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position.
The Position: 
The Associate Director is responsible for leading the NSFP office’s efforts in planning the student orientation program for more than 6,000 new first year and transfer students annually, the Fall Family Weekend program for more than 4,500 guests, and the Spring Welcome Week events for first year and transfer students. The Associate Director will be responsible for all student orientation assessments and the development of learning outcomes and goals for the students participating in Orientation, Student Orientation Director Staff, and Orientation Leaders. The position will identify needs and trends of special student populations and work with each department that coordinates special populations.
 
Position Responsibilities:
1. Lead the NSFP office's efforts in planning the Student Orientation program for more than 6,000 new first year and transfer students annually, the Fall Family Weekend program for more than 4,500 guests, and the Spring Welcome Week events.
2. Conduct preparation and inventory organization (room reservations, communication to participants and presenters, advising community and parking). Oversee the development and implementation of schedules/logistics of One Day and Two Day Student Orientation sessions; coordinate meetings to finalize logistics, campus construction, facilities; communicate to nine colleges and more than 35 offices; prepare presenters; develop and implement presentations at Orientation sessions.
3. Work with the Assistant Director to identify the trends and needs of first-generation students and to plan and implement programming for this population.  Oversee special student populations (10+); work with each department that coordinates the special populations to determine needs; understand the unique registration process, different schedules and materials.
4. Prepare materials and attend office and campus-wide committee meetings such as the weekly Orientation Team meeting and attend the monthly Orientation Advisory Committee meeting.
5. Develop learning outcomes and program goals based on institutional goals and transfer student Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS); develop plans to achieve goals; assess retention of transfer students; attend Transfer Conference and make recommendations for programs and services for transfer students based on data, benchmarking, and assessment.
6. Oversee the advising of Tau Sigma by developing learning outcomes and goals.  Assist with recruitment, selection, and training of the executive board.  Support the executive team with recruiting members and developing intentional programs.
7. Serve as a member of the NSFP office staff; address students and questions through phone, email, and publications and acting as a liaison between new students and the university.
8. Provide leadership for Assistant Director, Administrative Specialist, and one Graduate Teaching Assistant with direct supervision of the Assistant Director and co-supervision of the Administrative Specialist.
9. In collaboration with the other Associate Director, prepare the annual operating budge, including labor, materials, services, equipment maintenance, and replacement; present to the Assistant Dean and Director of NSFP while providing justifications.
10. Represent the office at the following campus-wide meetings:  quarterly Communications Collaborative  meetings and attend various campus partner meetings to effectively plan orientation.  Chair the Transfer Sub-committee, to examine needs of transfer students through orientation programming and make recommendations on programs and University policy.
11. Maintain an online database management system, than incorporates college capacities to ensure effective and efficient use of technology.  Also securely maintaining content to provide timely and accurate information throughout the year.
12. Develop learning outcomes and goals for students that participate in Orientation process, including incoming students, Director Staff, and Orientation Leaders.  Develop learning outcomes, create the assessment schedule and content, oversee analyzation of data, and compile assessment reports for student orientation programs including first year and transfer students and presenters.  In collaboration with office staff, provide timely reports regarding registration and capacities for all programs.
13. Write and develop the CAS review action plan and assist with office in the execution of such plan. Review program evaluations to help in execution of such revisions. Utilize data to contribute to the Division of Student Life's Annual Report.
Application Process: A review of all applications will being March 6 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must electronically submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references.