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Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness ~ Show Details

Butler University is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness.    

Position Summary
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership, administrative oversight, and coordination for campus-wide assessment programs and accreditation efforts.   The position involves application of higher education "best practices," development of institutional policies and protocols, and management of routine assessment and institutional reporting as well as regional and specialized accreditation projects. 

Primary duties and Responsibilities
           
• Evaluate, develop, and implement university assessment  policies and protocols to ensure consistency and compliance, while working toward meaningful assessment regimens responsive to the needs of individual departments and programs

• Oversee the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, working closely with the Director
 and staff to ensure that data are appropriately collected, stored, analyzed and disseminated,
 e.g.  Institutional data profile, statistical overview, federal reporting, university survey responses
 to outside agencies, and surveying of faculty and staff (CIRP, NSSE, FSSE)

• Coordinate annual academic and administrative program assessments, program-level assessment plans and reports, internal academic program reviews, all CORE curriculum assessment, and reporting on university student learning outcomes

• Serve as institutional liaison to the Higher Learning Commission, manage all evidence files and reporting processes, prepare and provide leadership for institutional site visits

• Provide support for accreditation efforts in individual programs, departments, and colleges, including assisting with compliance with requirements of accrediting bodies.  Assist in identification and implementation of software solutions to meet accreditation expectations for data collection, analysis, and access.  Develop strategies for effective communication and utilization of assessment results.

• Work collaboratively with colleges, programs, departments, and units on university assessment committees, both academic and administrative.  Develop strategies for developing faculty and staff engagement in assessment and effective communication of assessment results.  Work toward integration of assessment in institutional budgetary processes and decision-making.

• Identify new opportunities for applied research and provide leadership for development and implementation of new assessment  instruments for Core curriculum and University student learning outcomes

• Collaborate with other academic affairs administrators  to  ensure development of appropriate infrastructure, policies, operations, assessment, and accountability for graduate and non-degree programs

Minimum qualifications

• Master's degree:  3 years of experience in institutional research, assessment, and/or accreditation activities in a higher education setting.  Strong statistical, organizational, and interpersonal competencies.

 

Preferred qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Ed.D.: skills and experience include teaching in post-secondary education, knowledge of "best practices" in student learning outcome assessment, and experience with Higher Learning Commission and other accrediting bodies' expectations and processes, including online learning.

Application
• Candidates must submit a letter of interest, CV and contact information for five references.  Send applications to Professor Michelle Jarvis, Search Committee Chair, via email at EDIE@butler.edu. Review of Applications will begin January 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Assistant Director, Office of Programs for Leadership and Service Education (PuLSE) ~ Show Details

Assistant Director
Office of Programs for Leadership and Service Education

 
In alignment with the educational mission of Butler University and the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Programs for Leadership and Service Education (PuLSE), in partnership with students, strives to create an environment that encourages educational and social growth with a dedication to continuous processing and application of experiences. By intentionally engaging students in interactive and diverse opportunities, the office seeks to develop an on-going commitment to leadership, service and learning.

The Assistant Director of PuLSE, as part of the PuLSE team, helps coordinate and improve the programs and services of the office as well as the operations of the Atherton Union.  His/her primary objectives are to promote student learning and development by focusing on leadership, engagement, service, and involvement through hands-on experiences.  Staff create an environment that contributes to the sense of community on campus and within student organizations.

Responsibilities:
• Advise various Student Government Association Program Board committees.  In doing so, assist in the selection and training of committee chairs and maintain contact with various entertainment agencies
• Advise the Student Government Association Public Relations Board
• Assist in the coordination of new student Welcome Week/Orientation activities including selection and training of student orientation guides
• Assist in the implementation and support of student organizations and other leadership programming
• Coordinate marketing for the PuLSE office and related programs including the hiring, training and supervision of a PuLSE marketing intern
• Advise the College Mentors for Kids organization
• Provide support services to student organizations
• Assist in the coordination and implementation of co-curricular assessment for student leaders, student organizations, and PuLSE programs
• Provide suggestions and direction for improving PuLSE services and programs based on assessment results
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field
• Commitment to the growth and development of students
• Experience in special events planning
• Experience in advising individuals and groups
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
• Creativity

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter that describes your qualifications for and interest in this position to:  Caroline Huck-Watson at chuck@butler.edu.

Residence Life Coordinator - Schwitzer Hall ~ Show Details

Residence Life Coordinator - Schwitzer Hall
Butler University

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to fostering an environment that affirms the dignity of each individual and provides opportunities, challenges and services that promote holistic student development.   

The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is a Central Staff member who serves on the departmental leadership team that provides vision and direction for all facets of the housing and residence life operation in a 2100 bed system. The RLC is also responsible for implementing a comprehensive residence life program in a women's residence hall of about 470 residents.

The residence life system includes one traditional women's hall, one traditional co-ed hall, one suite-style building for upperclass students, a co-ed, apartment style residence hall, and a co-ed apartment area reserved for junior/senior/grad students.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Supervise one Staff Assistant and 14 Resident Assistants.
• Provide supervisory support for Desk Assistants and desk operations.
• Ensure the delivery of quality programs to create floor and hall community, and to promote the academic success and personal development of residents.
• Adjudicate conduct hearings in an educational environment.
• Advise hall government.
• Participate in all Central Staff meetings and training.
• Share On-Call duty, including crisis management and emergency response.
• Participate in the selection, training, and evaluation of Residence Life staff.
• Be available for individual student needs and concerns.
• Assist in the management of summer operations that include conferences and summer school.
• Collaborate with the members of the Faculty-in-Residence/Faculty Ally program.
• Build positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff throughout the Butler University community.

Qualifications include a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field and two years of residence hall experience.

Remuneration for a 12-month appointment includes a competitive salary, furnished apartment, meal plan, professional development funds, and university benefits.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for this position to:  kcunning@butler.edu.  Review of resumes will start immediately.

Residence Life Coordinator - University Apartments ~ Show Details

Residence Life Coordinator
Butler University, University Apartments

The Division of Student Affairs at Butler University is committed to fostering an environment that affirms the dignity of each individual and provides opportunities, challenges and services that promote holistic student development.  

The Residence Life Coordinator - University Apartments has the responsibility of serving as a Central Staff member on the departmental leadership team that provides vision and direction for all facets of the housing and residence life operation in a 2100 bed system. The RLC is also responsible for implementing a comprehensive residence life program in three apartment-style residences designed for approximately 220 sophomore and junior students.  The RLC provides leadership for the department's wellness programmatic efforts, including providing assistance to the RA programming committees.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Supervise 3 Apartment Community Assistants in the apartment buildings.
• Provide supervisory support for Desk Assistants and desk operations in UT
• Ensure the delivery of quality programs to create community within each of the apartment areas, and to promote the academic success and personal development of residents.
• Create and implement a faculty engagement program model for UT/CTS/BT residents.
• Adjudicate first-level and second-level conduct hearings in an educational environment.
• Participate in all Central Staff meetings and training.
• Share On-Call duty, including crisis management and emergency response and other residence life administrative duties.
• Participate in the selection, training, and evaluation of Residence Life student staff members.
• Assist in the management of summer operations that include conferences, Indy Summer Experience, Butler Summer Institute and summer school
• Advise hall government activities for UT/CTS/BT.
• Be available for individual student needs and concerns.
• Provide leadership and vision for the department's programmatic efforts
• Direct departmental efforts in developmental programming, with a primary focus on all areas of the student affairs division's wellness model, as appropriate for students at different stages of development.
• Assist RA's and RLC's in coordinating department programming, specifically working with the RA programming committees for each of the wellness areas.
• Create, implement and evaluate one program each semester in the wellness areas of:  intellect, mind & body, culture, life skills, meaning & purpose, and Butler traditions.
• Build positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff throughout the Butler University community.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field and two years of residence hall experience.

Remuneration for a 12-month appointment includes a competitive salary, furnished apartment, meal plan, professional development funds, and university benefits.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter that describes your interest in and qualifications for this position to:  kcunning@butler.edu.  Review of resumes will start immediately.

Director of Marketing Strategy ~ Show Details

Director of Marketing Strategy
Butler University, Marketing and Communications

Butler University's division of University Marketing and Communications is seeking an individual for the position of   Director of Marketing Strategy.  This position is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and direction for University-wide marketing and communications strategy.  With six colleges and several administrative divisions, the Director of Marketing Strategy must be able to manage and prioritize diverse needs, while ensuring component strategies align with and support the University's overall vision and strategic platforms.

The Director of Marketing Strategy will report to the Vice President for Marketing and Communications.  He/she will select and manage brand development and market research agencies, and will coordinate the efforts of distributed marketing and communications staff, including personnel in the colleges, athletics, and the arts.

Responsibilities:
• Lead University-wide brand development efforts, including audience segmentation and insight generation, positioning, messaging, brand attribute revision, and creative campaign development.
• Integrate market research into front-end strategy development, back-end performance measurement/analytics, and ongoing assessment of brand equity with key audiences.
• Provide direction for the Butler University brand, partnering with Marketing and Communications leadership to develop and execute a marketing plan that effectively differentiates Butler from its peer and aspirant institutions.
• Establish clear objectives for Butler University brand awareness, equity, and key University admission/advancement outcomes; measure and analyze results; and optimize ongoing efforts.
• Chair Strategic Marketing Workgroup, aligning the efforts of distributed marketing and communications personnel and supporting the development of component strategies that collectively advance University-wide objectives.
• Coordinate the University's annual marketing planning and budgeting process,  collaborating with distributed marketing personnel and their Deans/VPs to develop and present communications strategies that support each unit's objectives and advance the overall Butler mission and vision.
• Serve as a key member of the Marketing and Communications leadership team, working closely with leadership colleagues and the Vice President to ensure successful performance for the division.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in brand management or related area.  Master's degree and supervisory experience preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong foundation in marketing competencies, including brand development, market research, marketing planning, and measurement/analytics.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in and qualifications for this position to:   marketingjobs@butler.edu.   Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Director, Arts and Culture Marketing ~ Show Details

Director, Arts and Culture Marketing
Butler University, Marketing and Communications

The division of University Marketing and Communications at Butler University is seeking a Director of Arts and Culture Marketing.   This position is responsible for directing marketing efforts for the Jordan College of the Arts, the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, and other arts and culture events at Butler University.  Responsibilities within the Jordan College include student recruitment (in partnership with Admission), fundraising/alumni relations (in partnership with Advancement), and audience development.

The director will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications and have a secondary relationship with the Dean of the Jordan College, where his/her office will be located. He/she will create a single point of contact between Marketing and Communications and the Jordan College, managing and prioritizing the marketing needs for the college.  The director will also be responsible for coordinating closely with Clowes Memorial Hall to integrate efforts, ensure efficient and effective use of resources, and create an ideal experience for those who engage with the arts at Butler.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee marketing strategy development, planning, and tactical execution for Jordan College of the Arts, the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts, and for other campus cultural activities.
• Partner with University Marketing and Communications, the College of Business, and external vendors to design and execute market research in support of arts and culture marketing objectives.
• Develop compelling arts positioning, messaging, and creative that differentiate Butler's arts and culture offerings while adhering to and supporting the University brand and strategy.
• Strengthen and unify messaging for Jordan College student recruitment, fundraising/alumni relations, and audience development in collaboration with college and university leaders in those areas.
• Define objectives, measure and analyze results, and drive continuous improvement of arts and culture marketing efforts.
• Serve as the primary interface between Jordan College department chairs, arts/culture production leaders, and University Marketing and Communications.
• Coordinate and track printed program development for more than 100 productions per year.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, arts administration, or related field and 3 to 5 years of arts marketing or other relevant experience required.  Master's degree preferred.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong foundation in marketing competencies, including market research, strategy development, marketing planning, internal communications.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in and qualifications for this position to marketingjobs@butler.edu.  Review of resumes will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body, faculty and staff. In addition, hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.