Assistant Director, Advisor (Student Life Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 305314
KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA)
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (IU) is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 123,000 living alumni around the globe. The Kelley Undergraduate Program strives to be a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of business and education leaders . The Brian D. Jellison Living Learning Center (JLLC), formerly the Kelley Living Learning Center, serves as the only LLC for Kelley School of Business track first-year students at IU. Our center was named after a generous gift from the family of IU alumnus Brian D. Jellison on February 29th 2020. The JLLC is part of the Student Communities division in the academic unit of the Kelley Undergraduate Program. Kelley is proud to be ranked in the top eight of all undergraduate business programs by U.S. News (2022).
Performs an array of professional level work, ranging from the core duties of advising undergraduate JLLC business students in their academic, professional, and personal goals, to solving more complex administrative problems through independent actions
Engages students one-on-one and in groups while cultivating relationships with campus partners, alumni, and corporate partners
Works collaboratively with the Director to develop and execute JLLC academic and co-curricular programs, including Professional Development Series evening programs, workshops, and themed programs
Collaborates with Kelley faculty, recruiting partners, alumni and other staff in development of excursions to connect with alumni, including out-of-state experiences
Collaborates with IU Residential Programs and Services colleagues for student engagement, leadership development programs, student behavioral interventions, student life issues, and support of the overall operation of the JLLC
Develops and implements programs and initiatives geared at improving student engagement and involvement outcomes at the program, department/division, or campus level
Interfaces directly with students, attending student life events and programs and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student life initiatives and objectives
Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as student organization leaders, on shared student life goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student life initiatives
Measures and evaluates effectiveness of student life initiatives against projected outcomes; regularly prepares reports and presents to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward
Provides guidance to student organizations regarding operations, budget, leadership, activities, recruitment, registration, policies, and compliance. Promotes leadership and student development through advising of individual student leaders and volunteers. Contributes to formation, interpretation, and implementation of student organization policies
Plans and coordinates communications for student life initiatives to ensure student participation and inclusion
May provide guidance to other Student Life Specialists; makes process recommendations to manager for improved delivery of service
Bachelor's degree in public affairs, public health, counseling, social work, education, business, or related field
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related field
2 years in student services, higher education, or related field
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
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrates customer service skills
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments
Social media skills
Exposure to residence halls
Experience with student databases and documentation (or comparable higher education experience)
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.
This is an in-person position
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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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.