23 Sep 2015

Full-Time Director of Intermediary Liability

Stanford University – Posted by jobelephantStanford, California, United States

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Job Description

Stanford University
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)
Undergraduate Advising and Research Office (UAR)

Director, Academic and Educational Support Programs

The Director of Academic and Educational Support Programs reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Progress and Academic Policy, and is responsible for managing and implementing the processes and workflow related to monitoring undergraduates’ academic progress (e.g., academic review) and requests for exceptions to university policy (e.g., petitions), both internally within UAR/VPUE and externally across the university. S/he also is responsible for the development of programs which provide academic support for specialized student populations (students returning from leave or suspension, transfers, co-terminal students) and undergraduates in general, and shares in the guidance, training and oversight for the work of all UAR Advisors and administrative staff on matters related to academic progress and university policy. S/he is a professional Academic Advisor in UAR, a member of the UAR management team, and serves as the primary liaison to the Office of the University Registrar, Student Services Center, and staff in all academic departments for issues of academic policy affecting undergraduates, and collaborates with relevant partners to maintain and enhance systems that advance and impact academic records. S/he directly supervises a team of full-time academic advisors, staff, and part-time advisors, and has a related budget.

CORE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:
• Academic Advising
• Academic Progress and Academic Policy Review
• Academic Program Development
• Administrative, Data, and Technology Management
• Staff Supervision and Training

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience; advanced degree (e.g., M.A., M.S., J.D., PhD.) preferred. Experience in academic advising within a complex university environment, with sensitivity to diverse student populations, and knowledge/understanding of the intellectual and social development of college students preferred.

Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management. Strong analytical and problem solving skills to review and analyze complex information. Advanced computer skills/expertise, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Understanding of financial transactions and budget experience preferred. Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations. Ability to work evenings and weekends on occasion.

If you’re ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Categories: Director/Principal. Job Types: Full-Time.

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