service, 1st year
training, student combination
Masters IP=1, No Masters= 0
complete 3, Ph.D- abd/ IP 2, No
PhD = 0, Masters completed=2,
with Academic Advising
with Career Counseling
Working with University
Experience with program
assessment & evaluation
Maintaining Web presence
Experience with Student
Experience with Staff &
campus wide training
Supervision of Others
Training & Mentoring Staff
Coordinating Activities of
Experience in an
Experience in leadership/
working with Diverse
Knowledge of GSSC
principles & procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
presentation and problem
Criteria for Evaluation Matrix: Assistant Director
Please use these expanded definitions when you matrix for the Assistant Director position. . .
Minimum Qualifications is a yes or no criterion.
MASTERS & 3-5 years curriculum or training, student service, 1st year college programs, academic advising/ career counseling.
If yes, go on to Education and continue. . .
If no, review under “Any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education”. If yes, please make notes why you believe the candidate met minimum
Ph.D. complete = 3, Ph.D- abd or in progress = 2, No Ph.D. = 0,
Masters’ completed = 2, Masters’ in progress = 1, No Masters’= 0
Bachelors’ completed = 1
Career Counseling & Academic Advising
Higher education experience preferred, additional preference, experience at public, mid to large size institution
Program Development, Implementation and Assessment
Demonstrated Experience Working with University community members
College or University experience preferred over K-12 or community college. Candidate references demonstrated ability to represent a unit to an
Experience with program assessment & evaluation
Experience in analysis of program effectiveness and experience in monitoring program success. Report writing is gravy!
Maintaining Web presence
Prefer web site content consistency, layout and unit representation rather than specific computer programs, languages and technical “know-how”.
Program design, implementation and oversight
Highest ranking for candidates with responsibility for conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and continued administration of successful
Experience with core responsibilities
Experience with Student Success Programming
Any relevant or related programming experience, such as, EPS 101, FYE 101, Learning Communities, Early Alert Programming (RAP, SRI), etc.
Experience with Staff & campus wide training
Please consider full scope/ range of training, teaching, curriculum development, sequencing of content, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience in an Academic Affairs Environment
College or University experience preferred over K-12 or community college. Candidate references some effective working relationships to
academic units and or other service areas, i.e. Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, Bursar, Registrar etc. Consider scope and scale.
Experience in leadership/ management role
Please consider full scope and range of responsibilities and transferable skills. Demonstrated effective leadership and management, preferably in
a college or university role.
Demonstrated experience working with Diverse Groups
Demonstrated experience working with a variety of constituencies including, freshmen, non-traditional students, parents, faculty, staff and
Communication, presentation and problem solving skills:
Demonstrated experience in live presentations and workshops. Articulated ability/ experience to problem solve.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CAREER & ACADEMIC
This leadership position is responsible for supervising and overseeing the job
responsibilities and programming elements of three teams in the Gateway Student
Success Center. This is a hands-on position and requires responsiveness, flexibility
and the ability to multi-task. Incumbent will be expected to provide frontline
services for students and staff.
The incumbent will supervise team coordinator(s) who is/are responsible for teams of
three to five personnel. The incumbent will coordinate key programs in the Gateway
Student Success Center including staff/campus training and presentations, freshman
success programming and academic continuation activities, and administrative
support and front desk operations.
Development of Student Success Programming. Includes growth and
expansion of the Rapid Alert Program, the Student Readiness Inventory
initiative, and knowledge of academic continuation issues related to probation
and suspension processing.
Development of staff/campus training efforts (including web maintenance of
materials/resources and effective/efficient utilization of staff resources).
Support and leadership for the delivery of front desk services.
Serves as a member of the department's management team by participating in
strategic planning, staffing decisions and other key areas.
Provides academic advising, career planning, and job search assistance to
students individually and in group settings.
Represents the Gateway to the university community to meet departmental
goals and program requirements and consistency of distributed information.
Responsible for interacting and developing partnerships with campus
departments, work units and programs to attain department goals and
Assists director and associate director in the management of a department or
work unit and serves as back-up during absences.
Recommendations and actions involving discipline, promotion, transfer and
employee moral and motivation, and other activities related to leadership of
Conducts research as appropriate to projects or initiatives within the work
May have training responsibilities related to the department, employees or
Serves as NAU Transfer Ombuds. Represents students and the advising
r teams of
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