Assistant Dean/Director, Advising Center - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY13130191

Title: Assistant Dean/Director, Advising Center

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: Office of Academic Services

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Position Band: 32E-Exempt/Salaried

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Assoc Dean, Academic Services

Description of Duties:
The Assistant Dean of Academic Services and Director of the Advising Center has programmatic responsibility for the on-going development and delivery of the university's academic advising system for all undergraduate students. This includes managing all operational aspects of the Academic Advising Center, on-going training of professional, faculty, and peer advisors, the maintenance of academic advising resources, the major declaration process, and collaboration with department chairs. Under the direction of the Associate Dean and in collaboration with the Office of Academic Services Deans, the Assistant Dean/Director of the Advising Center will assist with strategic planning for broad issues of the academic experience for undergraduate students.

Additional Description of Duties: * Provide strategic direction and management of the Academic Advising Center
* Manage professional advisor, graduate intern, peer advisor, and faculty mentor programs
* Establish and implement short- and long-range organizational goals, strategies, policies, and procedures
* Create and facilitate advising training programs
* Develop advising program assessment strategies and report and interpret findings
* Provide in-depth academic counseling to Bentley undergraduate students
* Work closely with department chairs and faculty mentors to help them better facilitate meaningful mentoring/advising relationships with students
* Initiate and maintain collaborations with other campus offices and departments in academic and student affairs
* Manage the creation and/or update of academic publications including academic advising center website, faculty/staff advising handbook, student advising workbook, academic advising brochures, degree requirement summaries, part-time evening schedule books, summer session schedule books, part-time evening program guidebooks, and annual report
* Serve on campus-wide standing and ad hoc committees

Position Qualifications:
Master's Degree plus 7-10 years higher education experience in academic advising or academic affairs.

Software Knowledge: BANNER, COGNOS, DRUPLE

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Months Per Year: 12

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Dean/Director, Advising Center
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 7-10 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 3/11/2013