Human Resources seeks candidates for Director, New Student Orientation in Enrollment Management. This position reports to the Executive Director of Enrollment Management.
Develop, plan and implement orientation programs such as New Student/Parent and Transfer Orientations, Welcome Week and Convocation, working with other University departments to ensure continuity and synergy among all programs for new students.
Develop annual budget requests to support Enrollment student programs. Manage expenditures throughout the year to maintain operations within fiscal constraints.
Develop, coordinate, present, facilitate and evaluate a training program for students who have been selected to serve as Student Orientation Counselors (SOCs) to enable them to integrate student development theory into SOC planning and programming. Travel with SOCs to the National Orientation Directors Association conferences serving as sponsor and supporting student participants.
Evaluate all orientation programs and activities to determine their effectiveness as they relate to student learning outcomes, as well as general student and parent satisfaction. Report findings and incorporate information in planning activities to improve existing programs and enhance success of new ones.
Work with the Office of Institutional Research to design matrices that gather essential information about new students to be used as needed to target specific populations and enhance the effectiveness of recruiting, teaching and program development activities.
Work with University stakeholders to develop publications and coordinate communication for New Student Orientation and Welcome Week.
Teach a section of WU101-First Year Experience as assigned/scheduled.
Serve on a variety of University Committees as requested to represent the interests of the Enrollment Management Office and build relationships with faculty and other University staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED: Master's degree. Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills; creativity and success in the development and delivery of new student programs; strong interpersonal skills; and strong computer skills, including the ability to use Excel, Word, database management and spreadsheet software. Ability to work with a variety of constituents and populations.
PREFERRED: College level teaching and/or student academic advising experience. Experience in research methodology. Ability to speak and understand Spanish. Master's degree in student development, affairs, counseling or related discipline or relevant experience.
Submit a letter of interest, resume, Resume Supplement for Administrative Positions, copy of official college transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of three professional references to email@example.com or to Washburn University Human Resources, 263 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. Review of applications will begin October 14, 2013, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified. Salary is upper $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications. Excellent fringe benefits package. Employment at Washburn University may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
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