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Director of Student Success

Position Deleted on 3/13/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Mahwah, NJ
Admin - Academic Advising
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

Job Description: Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management assumes a leadership role in the development of a culture of retention and graduation on campus (Integration of programming with Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar is a necessary component for success within the Enrollment Management Unit.) Oversees College-wide undergraduate retention programming including academic advising initiatives, as well as First Year Experience Programming with the goal of providing new students a smooth transition to college life and ultimately enhances student retention and graduation and new student orientation programs. In addition, will be responsible for oversight of the Student Engagement components of First Year Seminar and will supervise the Testing Center which includes providing placement testing for matriculated students, as well as serving as a testing center for other constituents with the goal of generating additional revenues for the College.

Knowledge And Abilities:

Qualifications: EDUCATION: Master's Degree requires from an accredited college or university in a field related to the area of assignment of equivalence as determined by the appointing authority. EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years experience in the area of retention, or student development with at least three years serving in a supervisor role; a working knowledge of current retention theory and the ability to apply this theory to practice at a public liberal arts college. A demonstrated record of success in implementing new initiatives and strategic planning is a must.


"New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College”
Ramapo College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Ramapo College of New Jersey is located in the beautiful foothills of the Ramapo Mountains approximately 25 miles northwest of New York City. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Ramapo College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to the promotion of teaching and learning within strong liberal arts based curriculum, thus earning the designation “New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College.” Its curricular emphasis includes the liberal arts and sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and the professional programs within a residential and sustainable living and learning environment. Organized into thematic learning communities, Ramapo College provides academic excellence through its interdisciplinary curriculum, international education, intercultural understanding and experiential learning opportunities.
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