PROGRAM DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC ADVISING CENTER, OUE
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust
by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's
leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina,
Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is
ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work
and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct
research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional
schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest
private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international
programs in more than 150 countries.
This position is responsible for enhancing undergraduate education
at Duke by guiding students through the integration of the many
facets of undergraduate academic life into a fulfilling and
coherent academic plan. Under the purview of the Director of the
Academic Advising Center (AAC), the Advisor for Global, Civic, and
Cross-Disciplinary Opportunities will have a particular expertise
in a specific co-curricular field, while serving as a college
advisor and providing support to the Academic Advising Center in a
variety of ways. The Advisor for Global, Civic, and
Cross-Disciplinary Opportunities will specifically focus on
discussing and planning the integration of civic and global
engagement opportunities into each student's undergraduate
The Office of Undergraduate Education is committed to creating an
accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience
that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral c
omponents of academic and organizational excellence. Candidates who
can contribute to that goal, and who meet the qualifications for
this position, are encouraged to apply and to identify their
strengths in this area.
Program Management (55%)
- Gather information about existing global, civic, and
cross-disciplinary opportunities and track developing
opportunities; synthesize information about global, civic, and
cross-disciplinary opportunities to help undergraduate students
better understand why, how, and what to incorporate into their
- Provide leadership in developing collaborative partnerships
with departments and programs to evaluate existing opportunities
and develop future directions for undergraduate participation.
- Identify needs in undergraduate education that pertain to a
range of specified academic
disciplinary areas, work independently to develop, propose, and
create initiatives that respond to those needs, and work
collaboratively and collegially with essential campus partners,
including faculty and deans, to achieve those initiatives
- Develop and execute appropriate outreach to students .
- In collaboration with the OUE Research Director and OUE's
division of Student Success leadership, define program and learning
outcomes, plan, implement, and evaluate assessment protocols to
measure those outcomes, and implement iterative program
- Meet individually with students to discuss and plan the
integration of curricular, co-curricular, and experiential
interests around global, civic and cross-disciplinary opportunities
into each student's undergraduate experience, including full
academic plan to graduation.
- Meet individually with students upon completion of a
global/civic program to reflect on the program's impact on the
student's academic and personal growth.
- Serve as a college advisor for up to 12 new students each
- Serve as back up advisor when college advisors are unavailable
to meet their students during the registration period and become
the college advisor for students whose advisor is no longer able to
serve in the role.
- Participate fully with the rest of AAC staff on summer advising
efforts for the incoming class.
- Hold regular office hours and be available to students on an
ad-hoc basis and for walk-in advising.
- Within the time allocated to advising, support the AAC in
additional ways as determined by the director.
- Liaise with other campus units in the Office of Undergraduate
Education, Student Affairs, and Academic Affairs to support
students' academic success.
- Serve on OUE and university committees
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work
being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.
This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities and duties required of personnel so
- A Ph.D. is strongly preferred.
- At least 2 years of experience providing academic support,
advising, teaching or related engagement with students in a higher
- The study of a language other than English; either work or
study experience outside of the United States; and work, study, or
service experience in cross-cultural settings is strongly
- Fluency with desktop applications such as the Microsoft Office
Suite and familiarity with data management systems.
- An understanding of student cognitive, social, and emotional
development and learning strategies at the post-secondary
- Strong oral, written, and intercultural communication
- Incorporates an anti-racist and anti-oppressive lens into work
responsibilities and processes.
- Experience working directly with and elevating the ideas of
people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic
- Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all
Work requires communications, analytical, research and
organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a
Master's degree program. PhD preferred.
Work requires 3 years of experience in academic advising, teaching,
or related engagement with undergraduatesOR AN EQUIVALENT
COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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