Assistant Director for Academic & Student Success - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

As part of the Carson Center’s leadership team, the Assistant Director for Academic & Student Success provides oversight and guidance to the Academic & Student Success team. In addition to carrying an advising load, the Assistant Director leads a team of 7 professional advisors and ensures that high quality advising and academic success programming is available to undergraduate students from all majors within the Carson College of Business. The Assistant Director coordinates and oversees the College’s academic processes (such as certification and block registration) and academic success services/programs (such as group scheduling, tutoring, Freshman Admit program). The Assistant Director is the College’s main point of contact for researching and resolving academic discrepancies, and is the primary communicator of academic information to students in the College.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of academic advising experience or relevant professional experience. One (1) or more years of experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in education, higher education administration, counseling, business, or related field.
• 2 or more years of experience supervising/managing professional staff.
• Experience developing/implementing program assessments (collecting/analyzing data, and preparing reports and recommendations).
• Experience teaching at the post-secondary level.
• Working knowledge of developmental academic advising.
• Working knowledge of learning styles, freshman year experience, retention strategies, and academic success strategies.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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