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The McKinley “Deacon” Davis CHANCE Program Director provides innovative, intentional, visionary, and transformational leadership and strategic direction. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in building relationships with key campus and community partners, leading to the enhancement of critical support services to increase CHANCE students’ retention and success. The leader of this unit will develop program policy overseeing administration in areas including assessment, evaluation, and program improvement. The ideal candidate will have proven success working with diverse student populations, including students from underserved communities, and will have the capacity to lead fundraising in collaboration with the NIU Foundation and curricular efforts that support the continued growth and success of the program. Further, knowledge of strengths-based practice and growth mindset as well as theories and practices related to adult development, student success, and retention. The ability to translate this knowledge into the design, practical application, and priorities of the program are critical. This position will be responsible for making data-informed decisions and consistently monitoring performance metrics. Further, this position will manage, train, hire and support full-time program staff providing strong direction, accountability, guidance, and professional development. The Director reports to the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and is a critical partner with all NIU student service units, academic colleges, and advising directors

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