UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Director of Student Advisement and Academic Success Center reporting to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development. NYU Abu Dhabi is currently seeking a seasoned professional to build a team of professional advisors and oversee the establishment of a new, robust Academic Success Center.
The Director will recalibrate NYUAD’s vision and mission for academic advisement and mentoring and, in addition to direct consultation with individual students, will manage the Center’s relationships with the academic divisions and adjacent advising and mentoring initiatives in Global Education, Student Success and Wellness, the Academic Enrichment Program, Residential Education, First-year Programs, and the Writing Program.
The Director will be responsible for training and supervising professional academic advisers; oversee the selection, assignment, and orientation of pre-major faculty mentors; and provide orientation and development for major mentors. In the first two years, the Director will scale up the Academic Success Center with adequate staff and student peer advisors and tutors to meet the needs of a globally diverse cohort of roughly 550 incoming students per year. The Director will oversee the implementation of NYU’s new academic advising software platform, NYU Connect, and will collaborate with the University Registrar, Deans, and Program Heads on all student academic data tracking, analysis, and reporting required for degree progress, academic probation, student returns, and other retention and success initiatives.
The Director will report to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Development and will work closely with the Vice Provost for Institutional Research, Assessment, and Academic Affairs on matters related to academic policy violations.
Academic Success Center
The Director oversees all strategic and operational aspects of the Academic Success Center. Including, policy development and implementation, supervision of professional advisors, support staff and budget.
Academic Success Center functions:
The Director is also responsible for envisaging and implementing the university's academic mentoring programs.
Academic Mentoring purview:
Additional Director Duties