The Director of Orientation and Transitions champions the Jessup experience for new students and families. This role is key in helping students to adjust to life at William Jessup University and to stay connected when they approach predictable transitions once here. The Director, reporting to the Dean of Students, oversees New Student Orientation, First-Year Experience, as well as programs for new transfers and graduating seniors.
Former experience in higher education, student services, orientation programs, or related fields.
William Jessup University, a quality Christian liberal arts institution, is located in Rocklin, CA, at the base of the Sierra Foothills in Placer County and one of the fastest growing campuses in California. William Jessup University has experienced record enrollment and offers students academic excellence and rich learning communities at a state-of-the-art, award winning campus.
Founded in 1939 ...by William Jessup, the University moved to Rocklin, California, in August 2004. Jessup is a WASC-accredited private four-year university, located in the greater Sacramento area, offering degrees in many different disciplines, including Bible & Theology, Biology, Business, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Education/Liberal Studies, English, Environmental Science, Family & Children’s Ministry, History, Intercultural Studies, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Music, Pastoral Ministry, Psychology, Public Policy and Youth Ministry. Recently, Jessup was granted WASC approval for its first master's program - Master of Arts in Teaching, with an online Master's in Leadership slated for Fall '15 (pending WASC approval) and an MBA, WASC approved for a January 2016 start! Single-subject English and Math are also offered. Jessup also offers a School of Professional Studies (SPS) at its campuses in Rocklin and San Jose, with program concentrations in Business Administration, Christian Leadership and Counseling Psychology. For more information, please visit www.jessup.edu or call (916) 577-2200.