Doane University
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.


Doane University with campuses in Crete, Lincoln, and Omaha is looking for a collaborative leader to serve as Director of Academic Advising. In this newly created position, primarily located on the Lincoln campus, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the Student Experience division on retention efforts as well as the Student Success Hub, and the Navigator Team.

This role includes academic advising, serving as the designated school official for international students on the Lincoln campus, supervising staff, supporting faculty advisors, developing and implementing training for faculty and staff, and implementing data-driven advising practices. The position requires a flexible schedule that allows for day and evening and some weekend expectations.

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Success:

  • Experience in higher education with advising and/or retention
  • Supervision of full-time staff
  • Development of policies, processes, and training
  • Ability to understand and analyze data
  • Highly collaborative with demonstrated team-building skills

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Preferred:

  • Experience supporting faculty with advising or experience in an equally collaborative role with faculty.

Education/Training:

  • Master's degree required; will consider anticipated 2022 completion date of master's degree.

At Doane you will enjoy balance between life and work:

  • At Doane, you'll find that we're sensitive to your life outside of work, and we want our employees to enjoy their time at Doane as much as they enjoy their time away.
  • Our time-off plans offer staff a generous paid leave and eight paid holidays each year.
  • Offices close additional days around the winter holidays each year at no vacation expense to our employees.

We offer top-notch benefits:

  • Health, dental , and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.
  • A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going-and where it will take your career.

Doane's Mission Statement

Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

Our Values: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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