Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304869
ARTS & SCIENCES; DEAN (BL-ARSD-IUBLA)
Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences ("The College") is the oldest degree granting school at IU Bloomington and has been at the center of the university's teaching and research mission since 1820. The College is comprised of more than 80 departments and programs spanning the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural and mathematical sciences. The College also includes three professional schools: the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and The Media School. Students in the College learn alongside of world-renowned faculty and skilled and talented staff members dedicated to their success.
Academic Advising in the College of Arts + Sciences
We are a team of professional academic advisors and administrators dedicated to providing support and expert guidance to undergraduate students in the College of Arts + Sciences, including the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and The Media School. College advisors are typically located in the departments for which they advise and work closely with faculty and staff in those departments. Advisors also partner with the College's Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, the Walter Center for Career Achievement, and the College's Undergraduate Recruiting Office. We are part of a wider community of academic advisors on campus and beyond. We subscribe to NACADA's four "Pillars of Academic Advising" and embrace opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth.
The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission. For the full diversity statement, click here.
More information about the College may be found here.
Assists the Director of Advising in defining the overall direction of the College's academic advising program and the deployment of advising resources in support of the goals and priorities established by the College.
Provides direct supervision of a subset of College advisors as assigned and provides ongoing assessment and support for direct reports. In addition, leads or serves on hiring committees and assists with the training of new advisors. Serves as a resource for all College advisors and support ongoing staff development. Serves as the first level of appeal on questions of advisor error or misconduct involving advisors reporting to them.
Takes lead on projects and initiatives as assigned by the Director of Advising or developed in consultation with the Director. Serves as liaison between College advising and the academic departments and programs served by their direct reports. Represents College advising on school, campus, and system-level committees, liaising effectively with other schools and offices.
Assists with the planning and management of New Student Orientation, providing direct supervision of advisors and liaising with students, parents, and campus partners.
Serves as part of the advising leadership team and collects data and prepares reports in support of program assessment efforts. In addition, develops and maintains knowledge of advising theory and practice, student development theory, best practices in student engagement, retention, degree completion, and post-graduation success.
Provides operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define academic advising methodologies and standards; provides direction and guidance on high-priority academic advising projects/initiatives.
Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing project timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multi-phase academic advising initiatives.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions.
Manages high-level assignments and allocation of academic advising resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams; may coordinate large-scale academic advising projects with campus or system-wide implications.
Makes budgetary recommendations and proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
Researches and stays up-to-date on new industry academic advising standards, technologies, policies, and procedures; responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
Works collaboratively with other academic advising leaders across departments in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering, and advisory committees; acts as consultant to executive committees; serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to academic advising.
Resolves or escalates academic advising related complaints.
Master's degree in higher education student affairs, counseling, or related field
4 years in student affairs, teaching, academic advising, or related field.
1 year of management experience or demonstrated leadership of a project or people
5 years of professional experience in academic advising or a closely related field, with 3 years of academic advising experience
Advising experience at IU Bloomington and in the College of Arts and Sciences
College teaching, program development, or supervisory experience
Experience in a student-focused, higher education environment is highly desired
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Effective conflict management skills
Builds and manages effective teams
Comfortable with leading implementation and strategic use of technology
Demonstrates presentation skills and sound ability in establishing strong professional relationships
Strong analytic ability
Strong command of student information systems and other common higher education systems
Knowledge of advising theory and practice and student development theory
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.
$56,000 - $58,000 annually
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
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
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.