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Associate Director of Graduate Student Services & Operations

Apply now Job No: 501418
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Graduate Academic Affairs - 205500
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Do you want to make a positive impact on the experience of graduate students? Join the Graduate Academic Affairs team at an exciting time of change and innovation where you have the opportunity to help shape the future of the graduate student experience at the University of Dayton. This is a full time benefit eligible position that offers health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, vacation/sick accrual and holiday pay.

The Associate Director of Operations and Graduate Student Services maintains the primary responsibility for the quality of co and extra curricular graduate student services, and coordinates a large and complex graduate student aid budget. They are the primary planner for graduate student events that includes GA and graduate student orientations, the Graduate Student Showcase, socials, receptions, and awards ceremonies. They collaborate with other university units that includes enrollment management, graduate admissions, and student development, as well as organizations clients outside of the University, in support of graduate academic affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in business, communication, higher education, or related field
Five (5) years of work experience in a higher education environment
Strong customer service orientation with proven commitment to operational excellence
Strong attention to detail
Direct experience developing and deploying student services and program
Effective written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Masters degree
Experience collecting and organizing data
Experience using data to guide decision making and planning
Training and meeting facilitation experience
Commitment to personal integrity and a strong work ethic that align to the University's Catholic/Marianist character
Mentoring or performance coaching experience
Experience in advising graduate students
Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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