Director Online Student Success, Office of Digital Education

University of Colorado Denver
Job Description

It is a transformational time at the University of Colorado and the Denver and Anschutz Medical Campuses are continuously strengthening their reputations as drivers of innovation, with Digital Education playing a key role in the future of the university. The Office of Digital Education reports to the Chancellors of the CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campuses and was created in early 2018 to accelerate the growth of CU Online and digital education initiatives more broadly. The investment by the campuses in the Office of Digital Education, combined with recent commitments focused on online education by the University of Colorado Board of Regents, make this a rare and exciting opportunity. 

Nature of Work:

 The Office of Digital Education is accepting applications for The Director of Online Student Success, a full-time (non-classified) position. The Director of Online Student Success for Digital Education has primary responsibility for the leadership, management, strategic direction, and administrative oversight of the student success department.  Its initiatives are focused on improving engagement, satisfaction, retention and graduation rates, and impacting career outcomes for students in a variety of fully online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs for the University of Colorado's Denver and Anschutz Medical Campuses.  This position collaborates closely with administrative and academic units across both campuses and the University of Colorado System office to design and deliver online student engagement and support strategies. 

The Director of Online Student Success reports to the Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Development.

The Director of Online Student Success supervises full-time and part-time university staff.  

Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience related to student success
  • Experience designing, developing, and delivering student support services
  • Experience working across internal departments to develop and execute directions and plans
  • Experience and skills in developing and implementing student-centered programs

Two (2) plus years' experience with direct report management 

Application Deadline
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