The Assistant Director for Transition Programs & Services is responsible for assisting in the development of programs designed to support the successful transition for new students. The role will focus on supporting transfer students, first generation students, off campus students, and other target populations identified. The Assistant Director will be responsible for program implementation and assisting with daily office operations to support student success initiatives.
Assist in development of transition and support programs for target populations including transfer students, first generation, off campus students, and other identified groups. Create opportunities for new students to connect to campus through intentional outreach, mentoring opportunities, and education. Develop collaborative programs with other campus departments and offices to provide comprehensive and holistic support for students. Develop strategic partnerships with key campus partners such as enrollment services, division of student success, and academic affairs. Assist in the development of department goals and outcomes and assessment measures to track program success. Assist Director in writing departmental reports. Supervise student leaders, peer mentors, and/or student employees within the Parent & Family programs department. Oversee marketing and communications for Parent & Family Programs including newsletters, website updates, social media and graphic design. Oversee programming budget, following campus fiscal policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in higher education administration, student affairs in higher education, counseling or related field. Two (2) years of experience working with program development and/or campus events or the equivalent experience.
Master's degree and three to five (3-5) years of experience. Experience working with new student programs, transfer students, first generation students or targeted student success initiatives.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14061
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.