The Director of Advising is an important leadership role in the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell advising team.
This position will be a professional leader overseeing all aspects of academic advising and student success services for undergraduate students managing a team of 22 advisors.
Primary responsibilities include implementation, oversight, and assessment of advising and support programs and practices in order to promote student success, increase retention, and improve time to degree completion. Successful candidate will innovate and evaluate programming to address changing student and faculty advisor needs, serve as liaison among advising office, students, parents, faculty, dean, associate and assistant deans as well as other offices across campus.
This role requires collaboration across the advising and career services team, faculty, and departments to provide outstanding service to our students, supporting their academic and professional goals and timely completion of their degrees.
Bringing experience and expertise to the role, the successful candidate should also possess an intellectual curiosity to foster continued professional growth and a willingness to learn new approaches to supporting students.
As a member of the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell Advising team, the Director of Advising must embrace our university's core value of inclusivity, ensuring that all students and constituents of the university are served in a caring, respectful, transparent, and authentic manner.
University Vision: Syracuse University aspires to be a pre-eminent and inclusive student-focused research university, preparing engaged citizens, scholars, and leaders for participation in a changing global society.
University Mission: As a university with the capacity to attract and engage the best scholars from around the world, yet small enough to support a personalized and academically rigorous student experience, Syracuse University faculty and staff support student success by:
Encouraging global study, experiential learning, interdisciplinary scholarship, creativity, and entrepreneurial endeavors
Balancing professional studies with an intensive liberal arts education
Fostering a richly diverse and inclusive community of learning and opportunity
Promoting a culture of innovation and discovery
Supporting faculty, staff, and student collaboration in creative activity and research that address emerging opportunities and societal needs
Maintaining pride in our location and history as a place of access, engagement, innovation, and impact
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About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefits, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
Syracuse itself is located at the crossroads of New York State, and offers a lush landscape of seasons. From fun-filled summers in the Finger Lakes to snowy winters that thrill outdoor sports enthusiasts, the area truly has something for everyone.