Career Opportunities

Assistant Director of Advising - OEI


Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Assistant Director of Advising - OEI.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Advising plays a vital and critical role within the Advising operation. The Assistant Director helps to manage the operations of the advising office for the purposes of providing outstanding student support, improved retention rates, timely evaluation of transfer credits and work/life credits, and appropriate application of academic policies and standards. The primary responsibilities will be to assist, support and execute the directives of the Director of Advising specific to strategic and tactical business planning objectives. These objectives include hiring, training and developing the Advising staff to successfully achieve and exceed student retention goals. This position is responsible for developing and fostering a high degree of customer service satisfaction.

  • Responsible for day-to day operations of 10-15 employees in the Retention Services department.
  • Responsible for interviewing potential academic advisors
  • Responsible for coaching and motivating academic advisors.
  • Responsible for evaluating academic advisors to determine any training needs for both new and existing employees to consistently meet and exceed performance metrics
  • Responsible for performance reviews; discipline employees and elevate to next level if necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years successful experience as an Academic Advisor in a higher education position preferred.
  • 1-3 years progressive management experience.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement assigned responsibilities and to work well under pressure to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to keep consistent contact with 150-200 advisees
  • Good computer skills; able to use Microsoft Office products and learn university systems.
  • Problem solver; is a solutions-oriented person; Energetic and goal-oriented; strong interest in working in a fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking; Works well in a team environment; enjoys working as a contributing member of the Advising team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to maintain accurate and detailed records in a regulated industry; Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, to enhance the university's outreach to students and staff.

As a member of our Post University team, you will share in a 122-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals through higher education.  Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University is regionally accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the business school is in the final stages of the national accreditation process with ACBSP.  Post University offers a comprehensive and competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested candidates should attach cover letter, resume, and three references to the application.

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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