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Director of Educational Enrichment (Student Retention Specialist) | Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Military Veterans

at Herc- Greater Chicago

Department ATHLETICS (BA-ATHL-IUBLA) Job Summary Department-Specific Responsibilities Provides direct support for learning disabled and educationally disadvantaged for assigned student-athletes. Assesses students' educational level and ability (especially at matriculation), screens for learning disabilities, works with Disability Services for Students and/or psychologist for diagnosis and accommodations, and designs individual support programs for assigned students. Supervises learning services staff and academic mentors. Develops, executes, and evaluates comprehensive learning initiative programs for student-athletes. Serves as learning specialist for various student-athletes. Facilitates assessments and educational evaluations, and organizes psychoeducational testing for student-athletes. Liaison to campus Student Disability Services and other campus committees. Creates and executes educational development programming including New Student Summer Bridge Program. General Responsibilities Develops and distributes reports of enrollment, year-over-year retention, progress toward degree completion, and graduation for distribution to leaders in enrollment management and across various student services functions. Maintains historical reports for trend analysis and benchmarking. Serves on committees and works collaboratively with other student services staff to maintain an understanding of the full student athlete life-cycle and typical barriers to retention, degree completion, and graduation. Develops and implements retention programs, initiatives, and targeted communications to improve student athlete enrollment and retention outcomes. Performs targeted outreach and interacts directly with at-risk student athletes, connecting them with resources to navigate barriers to completion. Evaluates enrollment data to determine the effectiveness of current enrollment processes; liaises with and serves as a resource for academic departments, offices, programs, and schools across campus to develop and realize enrollment goals. Determines enrollment demand and mechanisms for maximizing enrollment capacity for specific courses and may make recommendations to appropriate registrar and academic representatives on future course offerings. Performs industry research and makes recommendations for process improvements in line with industry best practices. Qualifications EDUCATION Required Bachelor's degree in business, public policy, or related field Preferred Master's degree WORK EXPERIENCE Required 5 years in enrollment management, admissions, student services, higher education, or related field Preferred Experience in athletics learning services or related field 1 year of experience as a supervisor Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. SKILLS Required Proficient written and verbal communication skills Maintains a high degree of professionalism Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills Demonstrates a high commitment to quality Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty Highly thorough and dependable Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations Working Conditions / Demands This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Benefits Overview For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including: Multiple plan options for medical insurance Dental insurance Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting Additional supplemental retirement plan options Tuition benefit for IU classes 10 paid holidays per year Generous Paid Time Off Paid Parental Leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure . Job Classification Career Level: Advanced FLSA: Exempt Job Function: Student Services Job Family: Enrollment Mgmt & Retention Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework. Posting Disclaimer This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date. If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments. Equal Employment Opportunity Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information . Campus Safety and Security The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online . You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD. Contact Us Request Support Telephone: 812-856-1234

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Herc- Greater Chicago
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