University Of Tampa Adds Director Of Student Success To Campus

The University of Tampa is adding a new position to aid students in achieving success while attending the university.

The position's title? Director of Student Success.

The position involves evaluating a student's success from meetings and reports, and making sure everything is satisfactory with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. 

The person hired will also be responsible for collaborating with multiple departments within the university to aid in individual student success, and will be responsible for ensuring the success of all students on campus, including incoming freshman, transfer, graduate and adult students.

Among the duties: keeping in regular contact with a student's parents from the start to the end of the student's college experience.

Another responsibility will be to hold a fall workshop, student services briefings and other events to better educate UT employees.

The applicant must have a master's degree in educational administration or a related field, and at least four years experience in a college administration environment and be capable of working with and communicating with students, parents and colleagues.

The successful applicant will also be expected to make himself or herself available for students outside of normal business hours and be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

The applicant must also be familiar with Word, Power Point, Excel and be able to learn the University's learning management software.

UT is a private university in downtown Tampa and has students from more than 100 countries across the globe.

To apply to this position visit UT's website and be prepared to include a cover letter, resume and a writing sample.

Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Source: Eric Cardenas, University of Tampa
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