Working Title: Director of Minority Advising/Student Success Advisor
Department: Student Affairs
This is a student affairs administrative position performing a variety of tasks in the advising center, recruitment office, and for the Dean of Student’s Office.
Nature of Work:
The Director of Minority Advising plays an important role by providing number of services to aid the academic and social development of all students. The director of minority advising is also responsible for social and educational programming, assisting in the recruitment of minority students, and providing assistance to minority students and special populations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Supervise Achieving a College Education Grant in conjunction with Albany State University.
- Maintain records and correspondence of students participating in the Achieving a College Education Grant.
- Submit Annual Report to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
- Attends Departmental meetings and serves on appointed college committees.
- Planning and implementing seminars and special programming to aid minority and student success objectives.
- Provide academic advising for undeclared majors and minority students.
- Assist in all Registration Days for the Spring, Fall and Summer semesters.
- Assist the Dean of Students in judicial affairs.
- Develop and Coordinate Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month Activities.
- Promoting Darton College in the community and assist in recruiting efforts.
- Reports to work as scheduled by Dean of Students.
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required/Desired Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:
- Able to collaborate and work effectively with faculty, staff, students and community.
- Considerable knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Outlook and Banner computer system.
- Ability to maintain administrative, fiscal and academic records, some of which are confidential.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with institution officials, administrators, and employees.
- Effective verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Considerable customer service skills.
Required Education and/or Experience:
- Master’s Degree, preferably in guidance and counseling or a closely related field
- Experience working with minority and special populations is desirable
- Proven leadership in promoting and marketing college’s programs of study and services
The Director of Minority Advising reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
Contacts: Robbin Burriss
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