Director of First Year Experience - Office of Student Life
Mississippi College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of First Year Experience, Office of Student Engagement. The Director of First Year Experience is a key staff member within the Division of Student Experience. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students, the Director of First Year Experience develops, evaluates and facilitates programming that is grounded in student development theory and students’ lived experiences during their first academic year at Mississippi College. The Director draws on national best practices and emerging trends in student transition, onboarding, retention and engagement. The Director will lead orientation programming for both new freshmen and transfer students, contribute to new student Welcome Week in the fall, coordinate the first year seminar, and oversee retention efforts for first year students. A detailed job description is attached.
- Master’s degree in Higher Education
- Experience working with college students
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Commitment to the Christian-based mission of Mississippi College
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should send a completed Mississippi College Staff application, resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Office of Human Resources, Box 4052, Mississippi College, Clinton, MS 39058. (ONLY APPLICANTS THAT FOLLOW THIS APPLICATION PROCESS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.)