The Associate Vice President for Strategic Retention and Student Success provides leadership and direction in the creation, establishment, and coordination of retention and student success initiatives at Wiley College. The position requires outreach and collaboration with deans and academic departments to support educational efforts and retention and working closely to develop reporting systems for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating retention data to all stakeholders, The AVP-SRSS, in conjunction with the Administration, will be expected to set a strategic direction for student success initiatives aimed at increasing student retention and graduation rates with a focus at the Undergraduate level. The AVP-SRSS provides direct leadership to all college advising and student support counseling.
The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree from an accredited institution, Doctorate preferred. Candidates must have experience managing budgets and assessing program effectiveness; ability to work with and collaborate well with high-level administrators, faculty, staff, students and their families; working knowledge of admissions, financial aid, Registrar and records, student accounts, and student support services; have current knowledge of evidence-based best practices related to retention and student success; works well as part of a team-oriented environment; ability to analyze and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data for the purposes of implementing Innovative practices and strategies around retention and student success; ability to maintain confidential information; excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.