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Berry College's Academic Success Center seeks an Assistant Director who will be passionate about supporting students to oversee learning center operations and advance an already vibrant culture of peer-to-peer support. The Assistant Director will work within the context of a highly energetic, student-facing environment that fosters growth, creativity, accountability, and initiative.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Academic Transitions and working closely with the Director of the Writing Center, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the daily operations of Berry College's Writing Center and Academic Success Center. Responsibilities include collaborating with a Student Leadership Team to supervise and support more than seventy student employees, create schedules for services and individual tutors, market services and events, plan and execute events in collaboration with key campus partners, and contribute to broader initiatives within the division of Student Success. Additionally, the Assistant Director will help lead Berry College's Theodore Roosevelt Scholars program, including planning and providing developmental, supportive programming for forty to sixty participants. The Assistant Director will evenly split their work hours between traditional business hours and the evening hours of the Writing Center and Academic Success Center and will enjoy a flexible work schedule within those parameters.

This position requires a commitment to working collaboratively with faculty and staff to serve students. Successful candidates will be excellent communicators with the ability to provide engaging, interactive presentations to students. Candidates should also share a commitment to mentoring students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. While prior experience supervising a team is valued, it is not required.


  • Completion of a bachelor's degree by May 2024
  • At least 2 years of experience in a context of student support (Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, or other relevant student-facing experiences; may include work as a graduate assistant or undergraduate)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading or supervising a group
  • Completion of coursework in Education, Psychology, English, Communication, or a related field
  • Knowledge surrounding best practices related to academic success within a collegiate setting.



Berry is a selective independent college of 2,200 students located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart, and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago. Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences,

humanities, arts, and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social, racial, and economic backgrounds. To apply, click here.


Berry College is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse faculty and staff. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interviews or workplace accommodations are welcomed. You can reach out to us at, or (706) 233-4062.


Applicants should submit a letter of application describing the candidate's interest in this position along with a resume and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will be ongoing. Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2024, and will continue until filled, with a tentative start date in July 2024. Questions about the position may be sent directly to Kinsey Farmer at or Melissa King at

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

Contact Information : Berry College: Kinsey Farmer at or Melissa King at

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