Job Details

Weber State University
  • Position Number: 1975581
  • Location: Ogden, UT
  • Position Type: Student Affairs and Services

Student Success Project Manager

Requisition Number: S00629P: VP Student Affairs Office
Position Category: Staff
Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT
Hours Per Week: 40
Months Per Year: 12
Alternate Work Schedule:
Pay Grade: E32
Hourly Pay Rate:
FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Student Success Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and facilitating a comprehensive portfolio of success initiatives on behalf of the Student Success Steering Committee (SSSC) at Weber State University. The individual will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and management of retention initiatives. This will include the development of retention project plans, tracking of key retention project milestones, data informed assessment of the initiatives, the coordination of outreach efforts to students, faculty, and staff, and the provision of progress updates to the SSSC. The Project Manager will report to both Academic and Student Affairs.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in appropriate field
Three years of experience in project management
Two years of experience in any aspect of analytics including data management, analysis, business intelligence or other areas

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree
Direct work experience with student success in a university setting or experience in higher education
Experience employing project methodologies and collaboration tools
Familiarity with project management software and processes
Proven track record of implementing and measuring student success initiatives
Experience using big data and/or college student data analytics
Ability to work independently and with cross functional teams across multiple divisions

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

Job Open Date: 08/05/2020
Review Date: 08/19/2020
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicant:
To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of applications will begin August 19, 2020. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Physical Activity of this position: Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or with assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts at distances close to the eye

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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