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Associate Director II (Student Success and Retention Manager)
Kean University

  • Nov. 3, 2017
 
  • Associate Director II (Student Success and Retention Manager)
  • Student Success and Retention Unit, Division of Enrollment Management
  • Kean University
    Union, NJ
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
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  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Student Services
    Admissions/Student Records/Registrar
 
 
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Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Student Success and Retention Manager will be responsible for the implementation and assessment of a comprehensive retention action plan for the University based on current trends and best practices. The Manager will identify contributing factors and proactively devise and lead strategies for academic success and retention; develop and organize cohorts; assess efficacy and make recommendations to the administration to enhance retention efforts; and perform related work as required.

The Student Success and Retention Manager is a key member of the enrollment management team who works in collaboration with faculty and administrators throughout the university to provide essential services to Kean University students and promote individual student success. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in higher education with a focus on retention, student communications and/or student services required. Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must have strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite; student information systems experience (Colleague preferred); and knowledge of reporting and statistical/analytical tools (such as SPSS) and presentation software. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Jennifer Spiegel, Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email emjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


  • Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


 
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  • Ms. Jennifer Spiegel, Search Committee Chairperson
    Student Success and Retention Unit, Division of Enrollment Management
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083
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  • emjobs@kean.edu
 

 

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