Position Number: 991254
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: Student Success - Kent Campus 
Assistant Director, Student Success Programs
To assist in the development and management of assigned student programs and services; to work with faculty, staff, and current students to provide new student transition programs and aid in the retention of this population. Reports to the Associate Director, Student Success Programs.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Oversee the development and implementation of transition programs and services for new students. This includes program planning and facilitation, logistics, training, and assessing effectiveness of initiatives.
Provide direct supervision of unclassified employee(s), including professional development and evaluating performance. Provide supervision of graduate assistants, and coordinate the hiring, training and supervision of student leaders/employees.
Serve as program liaison to various constituent groups relative to new student activities.
Oversee and monitor program budgets, may include sponsorship funds.
Teach the first year experience course.
Assist department leadership with the development of strategies to ensure program and departmental goals are met.
May assist with initiatives to improve persistence and retention rates for new students.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Masters degree in education, student affairs administration, counseling, or a relevant field. A minimum of 3 years experience in higher education programs to include experience working with and interacting with diverse student populations.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: November 5, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: December 4, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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