Assistant/Associate Director for Student Services, School of Communications - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Director for Student Services in the School of Communications.

The Assistant/Associate Director for Student Services will work closely with both the Assistant Dean for Student Services and the Assistant Dean for Career Development in the School of Communications. The successful candidate will carry a significant teaching course load within the School of Communications seminar series and will assist students with academic planning and decision-making and coordinating and supporting various programming pertaining to academic advising and career development.


Develop, design and provide support of academic planning for students in the School of Communications.

Must be able to teach and facilitate courses in the School of Communications Seminar Series .

Assist with the direction and implementation of academic and career advising activities in the School of Communications.

Advise freshmen and undeclared students.

Assist with career counseling and academic advising workshops and programming.

Evaluate transcripts for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Work with freshmen experiencing academic challenges.

Assist with career fairs and other career-related events.

Provide administrative support for internship and career practicum experiences.

Provide résumé development and reviews for undergraduate and graduate students.

Work with faculty on advising-related questions and matters.

Efficiently and effectively resolve student problems and address concerns.

Work ethically and with professional integrity and discretion.

Other duties, as necessary.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Master’s degree required.

Experience in a higher education setting, preferably in advising, career development, teaching or a related field.

Ability to work with diverse populations.

Excellent communications skills

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

Commitment to student learning, developmental advising protocols and academic success.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application electronically and include only:

1. a detailed résumé and

2. a thoughtful cover letter clearly describing interest in the position in addition to explaining how their background and experience align with the position responsibilities and requirements.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. 

Job Code 2013

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Communications
  • beautiful campus
  • diversity
  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter