Director of Student Access & Academic Engagement

Roosevelt University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Title Director of Student Access & Academic Engagement

Category Administrative Position Number Posting Number S0001022 Location Chicago Open Date 02/13/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Job Type Full-Time Working Hours Position Summary

The Director of Student Access and Academic Enrichment is responsible for overseeing the development, coordination and implementation of initiatives and support services for Roosevelt University students, with a strong focus on student learning and ensuring continuous quality improvement and positive student experience academic success and retention of Roosevelt University students. Works closely with students and faculty to identify and meet their changing needs, focusing on both the physical facilities and online environment.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Student Success, the Director of Student Access and Academic Enrichment will:

  • Be responsible for the implementation and assessment of retention efforts housed in the Learning Commons including peer tutoring, peer mentoring and disability services.
  • Supervise professional staff (one-on-ones, weekly staff meetings)
  • Provide strategic leadership in connecting disability services & academic support programs with the CORE Curriculum.
  • Work with the Vice Provost for Student Success to update and disseminate FYS 101, TRS 101 and UNIV 210 curriculum to instructors
  • Develop and deliver learning support workshops with professional and student staff for current and prospective students, connecting with faculty and staff across campus to offer services and workshops through different modalities
  • Collect and manage data in Learning Commons in order to assess student access and success in programs, adjust services as needed.
  • Review and track systems and processes and make recommendations for improvement to better meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff and to improve the quality and timeliness of services
  • Ensure alignment of services across campuses and as they extend to online students
  • Represent Learning Commons on committees and working groups across campus and at major campus events (such as Admitted Student Day, Preview Day, Major Madness)
  • Manage on-line tutoring tool (pull data, keep track of hours, maintain contact with rep)
  • Assist in difficult accommodation cases which can involve parents, Dean of Students, faculty, staff, or other members of RU Leadership
  • Oversees internal communication and marketing activities
  • Oversees budget of the Learning Commons
  • COVID -19 Vaccination Policy: Roosevelt University requires all new hires to be compliant with our COVID-19 vaccination policy, found at the COVID-19 website. Documentation will be required should an offer of employment be made.

    Title IX Contact Information: Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX regulations. At Roosevelt University, the Title IX Coordinator is Shana Ware. Her office is in the Auditorium Building of the Chicago campus, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 204A. She can be reached at (312) 341-3761 or [email protected] Do not contact this email address for inquiries about your job application; if you have questions, you may email [email protected]

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Four (4) years demonstrating progressively responsible higher education or student support/success experience
  • Two (2) years of supervising professional or graduate staff
  • Experience with enrollment and student support systems such as Banner and Navigate
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaboratively and collegially with diverse faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data for program assessment and evaluation
  • Years of Experience Required 4-6 Required Education Masters Degree Certification/Licensure Required Minimum Qualifications Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in counseling, social work, education or related field
  • At least two (2) years of experience in academic advising, disabilities services, residential life, tutoring center coordination or case management experience
  • Experience working with predictive analytics tools and student data
  • Experience teaching at the high school or college level
  • Experience with FERPA, confidentiality of student records, and student record keeping policies
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing process improvements
  • Experience coordinating events, activities, initiatives, and communications to support student engagement.
  • Equipment Operated

    Office equipment (desktop computer, laptop, office printer/ multi-function device and phone).

    Working Conditions

    Normal climate-controlled office environment is provided. Job is largely sedentary, but there is a need to move about the office and buildings frequently. Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, pushing and/or pulling is required (typically less than 10 pounds of weight or pressure). Regular use of desktop computer is required, calling for frequent hand/wrist movement and repetition. Moderate level of stress.

    Priority Application Instructions Departmental Contact Information

    Essential Job Functions

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have an earned Masters Degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 4 years demonstrating progressively responsible higher education or student support/success experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 2 years of experience supervising professional or graduate staff?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with enrollment and student support systems such as Banner and Navigate?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What are your salary expectations? Please provide a range.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Roosevelt University's COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all new staff to be fully vaccinated (including a booster shot if eligible) from COVID-19 at the time of hire, or have an approved medical or religious exemption. Individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible for a booster shot 2 months after their initial dose, and individuals who received Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are eligible 5 months after completion of the two-shot series. Additional details about these requirements and procedures, including legitimate, approved medical and religious exemptions, may be found on our COVID-19 website. If an offer of employment is extended, you will be required to submit proof of documentation, or request an exemption based on a legitimate medical or religious reason. Please indicate you have been made aware of our policy.
  • I have been made aware of Roosevelt's COVID-19 vaccination policy.
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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