Director of Student Services and Assessment - Veterinary Medicine
Long Island University
January 10, 2018
Greenvale, New York
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Director of Student Services and Assessment College of Veterinary Medicine LIU Post
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Long Island University (Post Campus) invites applications for the position of Director of Student Services and Assessment. As a senior member of the administrative team, the Director will provide leadership, analysis and advice in relation to policies and procedures regarding students and services for students. The successful candidate must be able to provide input into the development of the College’s strategic and operational plans to ensure continuous growth and improvement of processes that enhance the student experience.
Reporting to the Dean, the Director is responsible for coordination, oversight, and assessment of all student services and activities. S/he will: • Develop and implement relevant policies and procedures regarding student services and student life within the College and in conjunction with those established by the University. • Manage and monitor student services operations ensuring compliance with policies, systems and procedures. • Manage technology utilized in different facets of the DVM program (ExamSoft, Echo360, EValue, accreditation surveys, etc.). • Coordinate scheduling and evaluation of off-campus educational activities. • Maintain accurate records (including assessment reports) and reporting on all aspects of the student services programs. • Set benchmarking, metrics, and evaluation of all student services that will ensure continuous improvement of the program. • Addresses complaints and conducts investigations ensuring seamless student grievance and disciplinary procedures. • Assist in resolving student issues including identifying possible barriers to student success. • Coordinate student support services including tutoring, career services, veteran services, and learning workshops. • Collaborate across the campus to support students, making referrals to necessary central offices • Work with other offices in the College and University to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of non-academic student services. • Meet reporting requirements for accreditation (AVMA/COE Standard 11- Outcomes Assessment). • Coordinate the planning and execution of the recurring cycle of academic events including student orientation, white coat ceremony, student awards ceremonies, and graduation. • Serve as ex-officio member of the Scholastic Standing Committee and the Awards and Scholarship Committee.
The Director of Student Services and Assessment will work closely and collaboratively with the leadership team to ensure the College achieves its student engagement and retention goals. The Director contributes to the College’s success by developing a holistic program encompassing integration into the university environment, acculturation, student service support, and student success
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an earned doctoral degree with significant administrative experience in a post-secondary educational institution; experience in student services is highly preferred. The candidate must have demonstrated administrative success in strategic planning, experience in accreditation, assessment, and educational technology; and a commitment to community and campus alliances and relationships. Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and oral communication skills are essential for this position. S/he must have the ability to establish priorities, organize, schedule and solve problems and tasks and to engage in critical thought and analyze all types of quantitative and qualitative data into informational reports and presentations for strategic planning and outcomes assessment. The successful candidate must model appropriate professional, ethical and collaborative behavior that engenders collaboration, trust and respect consistent with the responsibilities of this position. S/he will have the proven ability to promote a culture of diversity and inclusiveness and will interact well with University administration, the veterinary education community, faculty, students, and alumni.
Additional information may be obtained from Dr. Carmen Fuentealba (email@example.com). Review of applications will start January 15th and will continue until a suitable candidate has been hired. Anticipated starting date is on or around April 1st 2018. Long Island University conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Applications should be created through LIU On-Line Application portal (http://apptrkr.com/1147145). To receive full consideration, the following documents should be uploaded: (1) a letter of intent summarizing professional experience, teaching philosophy and including names and email contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae.
This is a full time position with rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.