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Graphic Designer

Valparaiso University 

Graphic Designer

Valparaiso, IN
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    The Dean’s Office invites applicants for the position of Assistant Dean of Arts & Sciences.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

    Academic Advising

    • Advise Exploratory students
    • Facilitate Individualized Majors and Minors
    • Guide students who have been dismissed from CBA, CON, COE, and MET
    • Maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and FERPA policies

    Scrutiny of Academic Progress

    • Meet with students with multiple academic deficiencies
    • Contact and meet with students with low mid-term grades
    • Review semester grades and determine probation and suspension status
    • Meet with students and parents seeking help with academic issues
    • Work with other administrators, faculty, athletic office, and Academic Success Center to help students with academic difficulties

    Probation and Suspension

    • Critique probation and suspension letters at the end of each semester
    • Inform students of the suspension appeal process
    • Student Academic Performance (SAP)- advocate for students' financial aid appeals
    • Try to accommodate needs of struggling students on case-by-case basis

    Attend Leadership Forum meetings

    Attend Council of Chairs' meetings

    Special Cases

    • Facilitate special needs of students (AARC, Counseling Services, etc.)
    • Monitor progress of students on academic probation through meetings
    • Respond to e-mails regarding suspension and financial aid appeals
    • Help meet the needs of students with registration obstacles
    • Approve and sign off on Independent Study, Course Substitutions, Curriculum Change, Overloads

    Communication Liaison

    • Serve as a resource for faculty with unique student cases
    • Listen to faculty's needs and report to the Dean when appropriate
    • Help resolve conflict between students, parents and faculty
    • Receive phone calls from parents and communicate concerns to Dean
    • Facilitate meetings with students, parents, and faculty when needed

    Respond to all requests from Registrar, Enrollment Management Team, Provost's Office

    Report weekly to the Dean and collaborate with the other Assistant Dean,the Associate Dean, and the Dean as a student-focused administrative team

    Collaborate with various offices within VU (Career Center, Study Abroad, Multi-Cultural Center, Academic Success Center) for improved programming and catalog language

    • Serve on task force and search committees, as requested
    • Teach up to one-half course load
    • Participate in Council of Academic Advisor meetings and professional development opportunities

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019 5:00 P.M.

    SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND THE ABILITY TO WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS.

    EMPLOYMENT AT VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY WILL REQUIRE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

    TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST UPLOAD:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • List of 3 professional references
    • Answer all the application questions

    PLEASE ADDRESS COVER LETTER TO:

    Jon T. Kilpinen, Dean Valparaiso University College of Arts & Sciences Valparaiso, IN 46383

    Required Skills

    • Candidates must also have a collaborative attitude and demonstrate a deep interest in undergraduate student education and success.
    • Candidates must take initiative and follow through on work-related assignments.
    • Candidates must have the ability to network with students, faculty, and alumni.

    Required Experience

    • Candidates for this position must have at least a Master’s degree, though a Ph. D. is preferred.
    • Candidates must have at least three years of teaching or academic-advising experience in higher education.
  • Qualifications
    • Candidates must also have a collaborative attitude and demonstrate a deep interest in undergraduate student education and success.
    • Candidates must take initiative and follow through on work-related assignments.
    • Candidates must have the ability to network with students, faculty, and alumni.