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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.

Coordinator of Communication and Engagement, University of South Carolina
Assistant Director, Parent & Family Engagement, University of Denver
Assistant Director, New Student Programs, Towson University


Institution: Towson University
Job title: Assistant Director, New Student Programs 

Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP on August 16, 2017

Job Purpose 

The Assistant Director of New Student Programs is a full-time professional in the Office of New Student Programs (NSP) within the Division of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for educating and engaging new students and family members in a successful transition to Towson University. In particular, this position will design and implement family orientation and Family Weekend as well as coordinate family communications and the Towson Family Network. Additionally, the Assistant Director will support the freshmen and transfer one-day orientation programs and the 4-day Welcome to TU program. The responsibilities include: program development, administrative support, advisor support, and program assessment. This position will report to the Director of New Student Programs.  

Description

The Assistant Director will provide leadership, direction, and coordination for the family orientation program. Recruit, train, supervise, advise, and mentor undergraduate student staff for new student orientation and up to two graduate students. Coordinate the Towson Family Network to continue its growth and expand and design the Family Weekend program offerings. Develop and coordinate family communication through print, email, social media, and website/online portal presence. Coordinate assessment, evaluation, and research of departmental programs and offerings. Collaborate with campus departments to engage prospective students and families at admissions recruitment and yield events. Other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications

Master's degree and two years of professional experience is required.  The successful candidate must have skills in problem solving, program/event management, and public speaking. Master's degree in higher education, counseling, or related field and experience working with orientation, transfer programs, academic advising, and/or undergraduate admissions is preferred. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits 

Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

The Clery Act specifies the federal right to know about crimes occurring on or near a college or university campus. In compliance with the act, Towson University distributes the annual Clery Report, which can be found here


 

Institution: University of Denver
Job Title: Assistant Director, Parent & Family Engagement
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP: August 15, 2017

Job Description

Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence (CLIE) is the student affairs division of the University of Denver. CLIE includes Housing and Residential Education, Academic Resources, Student Engagement, Parent and Family Engagement, Health and Counseling, and the Center for Multicultural Excellence. We are committed to providing students with the support and skills needed to become empowered citizens that positively impact the communities they are a part of, now, and in the future. We do so by challenging student to: Reflect on their values and identities; Recognize their strengths and acknowledge areas for further growth; Understand the importance of needing support and seeking it; Cultivate their passions; and Foster the public good. Parent and Family Engagement is committed to parents and families as University of Denver community members through sharing information and support. We consider parents and families to be essential partners in student success and University development and we recognize that the word. 

Position Summary

The Assistant Director in consultation with the Director of Parent & Family Engagement will develop a comprehensive and inclusive Orientation and Transition experience for parents and families at the University. Oversee and manage events, programs, and services for parents and families with a comprehensive assessment plan for each and through the event software management system; maintain memberships for the Pioneers Family Association. Develop, implement, and assess marketing materials. Use technology such as social media, webinars, and websites to provide education, awareness, and resources for parents and families. Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity through hiring practices, training and development of employees, programming, campus collaborations and involvement in university/division-wide projects and initiatives.

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position. Reports to the Director of Parent & Family Engagement.

Essential Functions

Parent & Family Engagement

  • Develop, implement and assess a comprehensive and inclusive orientation.
  • Transition events and programs for parents and families.
  • Oversee and manage Parent & Family Orientation and Parent & Family Weekend ensuring that inclusion, equity, and diversity are embedded throughout.
  • Create resources and education through webinars, websites, and social media. Manage communication in consultation with the Director and other relevant staff across the division and campus through Social Media.
  • Manage membership of the Parent and Family Association and payments for events through event software.

Event and Program Management

  • In consultation with the Director, design and implement inclusive resources for all parents and families.
  • Manage all programs and services related to parents & families.
  • Facilitate professional development sessions on how to most effectively communicate with parents and families.
  • Cohort parents and families into groups by interests and needs through an intake process and share resources with these families to help them to build community, a sense of belonging on campus, and learn how to best support their students.
    • Examples of cohorts: parents with students on the spectrum; parents of athletes; parents of students with mental health conditions; parents of first generation students, international students, non-English speaking students, through partnerships with Division and Campus offices, etc.

Administrative

  • Maintain a Social Media presence.
  • Ensure documentation is occurring in an accurate and timely way in Banner.
  • Keep up with the memberships and event payments through the event software and provide on-going assessment of departmental efforts and strategies.

Supervision

  • Hires, trains, evaluates part-time employees.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • In the absence of the Director, provide support as instructed.
  • Assist Director in Strategic Planning, Visioning and Assessment for the department.
  • Serve on the Area Leadership Team.
  • Divisional Programming Team and other communities in the area, Division, and on Campus as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to present effectively to a variety of audiences, including faculty, administrators, students, student affairs staff and parents and families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and program development abilities.
  • Experience with Budget Development.
  • Ability to collaborate with departments across the university, ability to problem-solve and work with parents and families in crisis.
  • Ability to work effectively with parents and families and general understanding of the various ways parents and families are defined.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity as demonstrated through practical application.
  • Basic understanding of the unique needs, concerns, and interests of parents and families from diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of professional experience.
  • Experience working with families.
  • Experience with program development, implementation, and assessment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with parents & families in higher education.
  • Experience with event planning.
  • Experience with Social Media and Website Development and Communication.
  • Knowledge of student development and issues impacting students on campus.
  • Knowledge of parent and family transition into higher education.
  • Experience supervising employees.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in addressing the unique needs and concerns of students from a variety of diverse backgrounds, including those from underrepresented racial/ethnic populations, international students, first-generation, etc.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with some weekends, evenings and holidays.

Application Deadline 

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm on Friday, August 25, 2017

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Jessica Lovan at jessica.lovan@du.edu 

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

 All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


 

 

Institution: University of South Carolina
Job Title: Coordinator of Communication and Engagement
Full posting: click here
Posted by AHEPPP: July 24, 2017

The University of South Carolina is seeking a Coordinator of Communication and Engagement for the Office of Parents Programs in the Department of Student Life.

Job duties:

This position serves as the primary contact for parents of undergraduate students at the University of South Carolina. The coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing and assessing events and communications-related programs and services for parents and families, which provide them with resources to support their students' growth and success at Carolina. This individual is an expert in all things related to content and channel optimization, brand consistency, audience segmentation, analytics and meaningful measurement.

In coordination with the Communication and Events Director the Coordinator of Communication and Engagement is responsible for planning and implementing the annual Parents Weekend and other special events for parents/families including Move In and summer freshman send-offs. This position will also assist in the development of creative content for Student Life including researching, writing, proofreading and editing.

Preferred Qualifications:
A successful candidate must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, including parents, faculty, staff, students, university administration and donors. Experience with desktop publishing skills including Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 3 years’ experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material.

Application process:
Applicants must apply via the University of South Carolina employment system: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16929

Contact:
Sammie Johnston, Talent Manager 803-777-9073