Director Academic Advising and Support Services, Santa Clara University

Position Name, Institution
Director Academic Advising and Support Services

Institutional Contact

Salary Range
$2668.83 – $3137.67 semi-monthly, commensurate with experience

Essential Duties
The position focuses on several key areas:

Peer Advising Program
Oversee, direct and supervise all aspects of the LSB Peer Advising
Program to include supervision of peer advising program coordinator/
graduate assistant as well as peer advisor student executive board.
Create a vision and direction for peer advising to assure alignment
with strategic initiatives and direction.
Review curriculum and programs to interface with LSB academic
curriculum and learning goals.
Develop and manage a 3-5 year plan for academic advising and support

Advising Services and Liaison
Oversee and create vision for faculty training and development in the
area of academic advising.
Academic liaison to Drahmann Advising Center, Office of the Registrar,
CORE curriculum committee, Leavey School of Business faculty and staff
on academic policies and procedures related to the LSB undergraduate
Oversee, create, facilitate and direct all aspects of orientation
sessions for incoming first year, transfer and internal transfer
Oversight for facilitation and implementation of academic support
services such as but not limited to: graduation petition process,
academic course waitlist process, LSB student registration for
returning study abroad students, international student registration
prerequisite approval process, faculty advisor selection/distribution
and special projects as they arise with other university departments
such as Office of the Registrar and the Drahmann Center.

Academic Advising Technology
Oversee, direct and supervise all aspects of technology advances to
assist with faculty and peer advising.
Interface with the Office of the Registrar, Drahmann Center and
Information Technology to design, format and deliver online advising
services and information.

Qualifications and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are
representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and
experience required or preferred.

This position requires the ability to effectively establish and
maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse
multicultural environment.●     Demonstrated knowledge and experience in
developing, implementing and supervising staff and programs in the
area of academic advising and support services
●       Demonstrated high level knowledge of computer software, including
MS Windows, MS Office, and Gmail. Excellent Excel knowledge and
●       Demonstrated organizational and communication skills.
●       Excellent program development, assessment and coordination
●       Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills both within and
external to the university setting.

Institution/Department Description
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university
located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students
rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and
engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Santa Clara University does not sponsor work visas for staff
positions. If hired, individuals must independently provide proof of
their eligibility to work in the United States.
The Leavey School of Business provides both undergraduate and graduate
degrees and is home to approximately 1600 undergraduate students. The
Leavey School of Business, located in Silicon Valley, provides
exciting opportunities for learning and exploring business innovation
as well as internships and full time positions.

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