BBC Student Services Manager

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Classification:Student Services Manager 1
Grade:Grade 79 (GeoDiff 27%)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Bristol Bay Campus
Location: Dillingham
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

Join a dedicated team at a small rural campus in Dillingham, Alaska, 350 air miles southwest of Anchorage! This position provides direction and oversight of our student services department. Assists with advising, financial aid, and registration. Maintains and tracks data for reporting information and trends, and will collaborate with region-wide school administrators and community partners to develop a system that brings student services to current and prospective students.

Duties:

30Provide in-depth analysis and interpretation of student information either gathered or received and provide clear and concise communication to the campus director, leadership, faculty, staff and other UA constituents, to include external partners. Adhere to FERPA regulations and confidentiality procedures. Ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, processes, policies and procedures and accreditation standards. Serve as member of the campus senior administrative leadership team engaged in strategic planning, decision-making, policy development and problem-solving for campus-wide issues. Conduct monthly campus student services meetings to communicate/receive information and/or concerns. Attend Student and Enrollment Services (SES) meetings, via audio and or in person when required. Work with CRCD’s Lead Student Services / Registration and Course Manager to schedule local training in various student services related subject areas, either in person or other delivery methods. Serve as backup in the absence of campus student services staff.Essential
70Direct, manage, coordinate and supervise the campus student services department. Train, evaluate and guide assigned staff in all student services related matters. Provide oversight of campus regional locations within service area, to include student support resources, student support partnerships and various postsecondary exposure efforts. Areas include but not limited to financial aid, admissions, records, enrollment management, academic advising, cultural transition, academic support services, student success, retention services and residence life/housing. Oversee regional student outreach initiatives, student success degree planning, partner support coordination, campus priorities and goals for student support units. Coordinates outreach recruitment efforts with campus advisors, maintaining active degree seeking student files and monitors student records for progress towards completion. Manages all training, coordination processes and support resources for all placement testing and academic test proctoring across region. Coordinates with campus program faculty and staff in the development of student processes and experiences. Assist in determining course offerings in response to community demand. Work with other campus staff and faculty to coordinate educational efforts for high school students including tech prep and dual credit courses. Provide and coordinate procedures to improve student support and enrollment through initiatives and make recommendations to changes and processes as needed.Essential

Join a dedicated team at a small rural campus in Dillingham, Alaska, 350 air miles southwest of Anchorage! This position provides direction and oversight of our student services department. Assists with advising, financial aid, and registration. Maintains and tracks data for reporting information and trends, and will collaborate with region-wide school administrators and community partners to develop a system that brings student services to current and prospective students

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to relate to students, potential students, as well as campus council members, regional stakeholders, and partner organizations. Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to address varied situations and complex problems. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Must have demonstrated experience supervising and evaluating the performance of staff. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities: Knowledge of UA and UAF structure, BOR policies and UA regulations and system procedures. Experience with Banner and Degreeworks. Knowledge and experience working with rural communities.

Required Experience:

Three year’s experience as a student services professional, or equivalent. Experience supervising and leading staff.

Required Education and/or Training:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years progressively responsible relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position details: 10.5 months, Full-Time. Salary: $32.78/hr, DOE (this rate includes the 27% geographic differential)

To apply for this position, the following documents are required:

  • Cover letter, detailing your qualifications and interest in the position
  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references. This should include previous supervisors or those that can speak to the oversight of your work.

Review of applications will begin December 9, 2019. To ensure your application is considered, you must apply by 5 pm on December 8, 2019.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Probationary:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  The policy can be located at:  https://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/initiatives-and-policies/policy/04.07.010.php

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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