Director, College of Education Student Advising

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA Education & Training $58,643 to $74,281 yearly
The Director of the College of Education Student Advising provides leadership and oversight to the College of Education (COE) Student Advising office.

Job Details:
  • develops, implements, and assesses academic advising goals in conjunction with COE academic advisors, administrative staff, and Associate Dean; 
  • hires, supervises, and evaluates professional advising and administrative staff; 
  • plans, directs and evaluates a comprehensive and transformative academic advisement program; 
  • maintains an advising load and works directly with students to accomplish educational goals; collaborates with other university departments to enhance retention and student success initiatives; 
  • develops knowledge and expertise about the undergraduate majors in COE (Athletic Training, Early Childhood, Elementary, Health Promotion, Leisure, Youth, and Human Services, Middle Level Education, and Movement & Exercise Science); 
  • and develops a comprehensive, strategic advising plan to include retention, recruitment, student development and partnerships. 
  • Master’s degree in college student personnel or related field; 
  • at least five years of experience in the education profession with demonstrated success in advising or related student success initiatives and leadership experience; 
  • commitment to diversity and experience working with underserved populations; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; 
  • ability to develop productive working relationships with persons at all organizational levels; ability to maintain confidentiality and contribute to fostering a harmonious team environment; and computer proficiency required. 
  • Experience in higher education academic advising and familiarity with the NACADA framework and its core competencies preferred.

More Details:
Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Job ID: 65571

Posted 12 days ago

Application Instructions:

Application materials received by Thursday, September 20, 2018 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

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