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Assistant Director Academic Enrichment - Health Sciences Multicultural Affairs (HS-MACA)

Creighton University Omaha, NE

We are hiring an Assistant Director for Academic Enrichment for our Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA) division. In this role, you will develop and provide services to evaluate and enhance students capabilities toward succeeding in HS-MACA programs (Post-bacc, HCOP, Health Sciences, CHW, CHA, etc.). You will proactively address students who may have academic concerns and provide the necessary resources to ensure they are on the path to success. You will primarily be involved in the retention of students through programming activities and mentoring. Additionally, you will research topics related to Academic Success, design and implement programs, and deliver training as needed.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate tutoring for any students needing additional instruction

  • Help students achieve the appropriate level of study

  • Supervise Post-baccalaureate Program Coordinator

  • Support students in achieving academic success through individual assessments, counseling sessions, workshop development, and small/large group presentations

  • Develop individual education plans, direct small group critical thinking sessions, conduct skills training sessions, develop, and implement tutoring and other educational programs, etc. for university and high school students

  • Conduct needs assessments and evaluate the effectiveness of various academic support programs

  • Carry out administrative functions: scheduling, managing grades/faculty/programmatic changes, and supervising the mentoring program



  • Masters Degree in a related field required

  • 2-4 years of related experience

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of higher education operations

  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Recruiting skills

  • Strong collaborative/teamwork ability to motivate

  • Counseling/advising skills (i.e., must be able to direct small group critical thinking sessions)

  • Demonstrated experience with strategic thinking and planning

  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations (i.e., must be able to make presentations for small/large groups)

  • Ability to relate well with highly motivated college students by providing college-level learning support in achieving academic success through individual assessments, one on one counseling sessions, teaching, implementing tutoring, and other educational programs

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Driven by results

  • Dedicated to service

  • Mission-oriented


Change the World From Here


AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



Date Posted January 24, 2023
Date Closes January 24, 2024
Requisition 220738
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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