Director of Academic Advising

McPherson College Washington DC
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July 20, 2022
McPherson College
Washington DC
McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative candidates for the position of Director of Academic Advising and Student Success for a nationally recognized Great College to Work For. This is a 12-month, full-time position that includes the college’s generous benefit package. Full tuition remission after two years of employment and a generous retirement benefit are two of the great benefits offered to college employees. This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The Director of Academic Advising and Student Success leads a team in academic development and advising. A key responsibility is the development, implementation, and oversight of a new academic advising model. As a key member of the campus retention focus, this position is also responsible for a comprehensive program that promotes and enhances academic development for all students, including coordinating academic accommodations.

The Director of Academic Development supervises four professional advisors in addition to the Coordinators of the Writing Center, Student Success, and Athletic Academic Success.


Bachelor and masters’ degrees required

Teaching and team-management experience preferred

Administrative experience in secondary or post-secondary institutions preferred

Basic work hours are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Additional evening and/or weekend hours are occasionally needed for first-year seminar activities or tutoring sessions.

Compensation based on qualifications.

Please complete the on-line application at Include cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references.

Position is open until filled.

In accordance with state and federal law, McPherson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all College programs, activities, and services, including, but not limited to, academics, athletics, other extracurricular activities, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing.
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