Assistant Director
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE

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The Assistant Director is a member of the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services ( OASIS ) and actively participates in efforts to enhance retention, academic success, diversity awareness, and social programming. Position will offer one-on-one counseling and assistance to UNL students, particularly underrepresented minority students, low-income families, students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college and other at risk populations. The Assistant Director must be dedicated to leading and supporting academic excellence and undergraduate student achievement at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The individual must possess creativity, professionalism, and a positive attitude. Position is responsible for assisting the Director with day to day supervision and management of OASIS and will occasionally be responsible for facility management relative to the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. As a management and programming position, the Assistant Director will be an effective leader and collaborator; demonstrating current understanding of theoretical models, best practices and contemporary issues in student development, effective practices supporting successful student transition and retention, and developing intra-institutional collaborative partnerships.

Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree plus 3 (three) years experience in higher education setting required; equivalent education/experience considered. Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with diverse populations necessary. Excellent written and verbal skills, including experiences with presentations and one on one counseling required. Experience in event planning and management essential. Must have ability to balance interruptions, varied tasks, confidential information, and interpret policy. Experience managing and administering a budget essential. Experience working with underrepresented student populations necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in higher education, counseling or related field preferred. Knowledge of student development theory helpful. Successful experience implementing effective practices supporting student transition, success and retention, working particularly with underrepresented populations in a higher education setting is preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
No

Physical Required
No

Criminal History Background Check Required
Yes

Posted Salary
$42,000 minimum

How to Apply
Click on the words “Apply to this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

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