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The Director of Student Development supports the enterprise-wide
Office of Student Services within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
and Science (MCCMS). The Director of Student Development is a
visionary student affairs leader prepared to manage, assess, and
ensure the ongoing success and improvement of the following
functional areas: Academic Success, Disability Resources and
Accommodations, Case Management, and Student Wellness & Well-being.
The Director will provide leadership, development, and counsel to a
growing team of talented support professionals who are
learner-centered and responsive to internal stakeholders.
The Director supports and provides crisis management; considers,
evaluates, and addresses student complaints and concerns; ensures
support services consistent with demand are available; and partners
with colleagues in student accounts, the registrar's office,
transition services (orientation, onboarding, etc.), counseling
services, and enrollment management to ensure a delivery of student
support consistent with Mayo Clinic RICH TIES values (Respect,
Integrity, Compassion, Healing, Teamwork, Innovation, Excellence,
- Department/Office Leadership: problem-solving, decision-making,
and change management; quality improvement efforts including
evaluation of work unit for effectiveness and efficiency;
facilitating department meetings and maintaining an active role on
administrative and executive committees and task forces; acting as
a change agent for the Office; mentoring for supervisors and other
staff within the Office; cultivating and maintaining positive
working relationships with internal and external constituents.
- Personnel Management: staffing and performance management;
staff to workload assessment and evaluation.
- Program Management: active engagement in development of
strategic plans, budgets, and process improvements.
- Policy Development and Management: providing consultative
expertise regarding policy and/or accreditation questions to MCCMS
colleagues at all levels.
Fully integrated with Mayo Clinic, the unique nature of MCCMS
includes the Mayo Clinic hallmark of being a physician-led
organization. This results in important partnerships between the
Director and physicians and/or physician/scientists within the
College and its five Schools who serve as important student affairs
partners. The Director partners with the Medical Director for
Student Services in the execution and strategic planning of the
College's student development program and serves as an important
advisor to School-based student affairs leaders.
The role will be assigned to one of the three campuses
(Jacksonville, FL; Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ; Rochester, MN).
Master's degree in college student personnel, student
development, student affairs in higher education, counseling, or
related field; a minimum of 5 years of progressive hands-on student
development leadership experience; and a record of successful
management of the functional areas within the Director portfolio;
or evidence of strong leadership capability demonstrated through a
successful record of achievement; direct student development
service to learners; and support and responsiveness to internal
Experience in medical education or other clinically-based
education environment preferred.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
In the near term, this position will be working approximately
80% remotely with anticipated 20% on campus work on one of Mayo
Clinic's three destination campuses. Longer term the on site work
may be as much as 50%. The role will be assigned to one of the
three campuses (Jacksonville, FL; Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ;
Rochester, MN) as a home campus and the individual assuming the
role will be required to occasionally travel to the home campus at
the expense of the employee. The position is anticipated to involve
occasional travel to the two sites that are not designated as the
home site. Travel to the non-home sites would be covered by Mayo
Occasional (but not frequent) weekend work anticipated
consistent with industry (higher education) standards.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester,
Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable
environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city
is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United
States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle,
excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of
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