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Assistant Director of Student Transitions & Family Engagement
St. Edward's University

Date Posted May 24, 2019
Title Assistant Director of Student Transitions & Family Engagement
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Student Services

Assistant Director of Student Transitions and Family Engagement

St. Edward's University is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Director for the Student Transitions and Family Engagement program. This individual serves as a critical member of the Student Transitions and Family Engagement team to direct daily operations, planning, and implementation of new and existing First Year Experience (FYE) programs and operations, in collaboration with campus partners, with a primary focus on transition, engagement, and student success.

For consideration, a Master's degree in Student Affairs Administration or related field, one to two years of experience planning/executing activities and programs for students and family members in a college or university setting, and knowledge of higher education and student affairs functions, and student development theory. Preferred qualifications include previous oversight or supervision of first year experience programs and services, strong programming and project management skills, a commitment to serving a diverse group of students, effective communication skills and the ability to work cohesively with faculty and campus partners. Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical and Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA and FSA Available)

Dental Guardian Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD and D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Annual Leave and Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services and Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at . Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference#: J19037

Posted: 5/23/2019

Available: Immediately


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