Putting together the PiecesConsider a Career in Student Affairs<br />Presenter: Katie Pratt<br />
Want to Do What I Do?<br />A Career in Student Affairs<br />
What is Student Affairs?<br /><ul><li>Definition of Student Affairs
Student affairs staff provide services and support for students at institutions of higher education to enhance student growth and development in the United States and abroad.
Student affairs professionals are charged with the tasks of developing programming, advising student organizations and student leaders and conducting research to meet the needs of the whole student – physical, emotional and mental.
Also referred to as College Student Personnel and Higher Education Administration</li></li></ul><li>Areas of Student Affairs<br /><ul><li>Orientation (Preview & Passages)
Colleges and universities offer an attractive benefits package which can include tuition remission, medical benefits, vacation time, and all the cultural, social, and recreational opportunities that a college campus has to offer. </li></li></ul><li>Education and Salaries<br />Education<br />Lower- Bachelors-Masters, Most of the time Masters<br />Middle: Masters- Doctorate <br />Higher: Doctorate + experience <br />Starting salary $33,500 ($16/hr)<br />Mid-level/Median salary $60,500-$62,500 ($29/hr)<br />Senior Level salary $90,000 ($43/hour)<br />Senior Administration $100,000-$500,000<br />Benefits are usually very good for college student personnel workers. They may get 4 to 5 weeks vacation a year and have very generous health and pension packages. Many colleges and universities offer free tuition to employees and their families.<br />
Student Affairs Mentorship at ISU<br />Interest Session: March 18, 2 PM<br />Engaging Small Group Sessions<br />For those seriously considering student affairs as a career option.<br />Meet three times after spring break and will create a future plan.<br />Contact Information: Erin Thomas<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />