The average salary for an Early-Career Director, Student Services is $53,637.
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Job Description for Director, Student Services
Student services directors are responsible for a number of tasks related to their institution's student body. They are typically in charge of developing guidelines for students, recommending new or revised policies that correspond with state and federal guidelines, managing student services staff, and overseeing budgets for student services. These directors also review and approve distribution of materials for students, parents, and staff members, as well as develop and approve programs targeted…Read more
Director, Student Services Tasks
- Manage the operation of extracurricular programs and services for students at a school or university.
- Identify and implement strategies for increasing student use of services and involvement in programs.
- Supervise and coordinate the work of student services departments and staff.
- Oversee the administration of the budget for extracurricular activities, student services, and events.
- Coordinate times, locations, and logistics for student activities, meetings, and events on a campus.
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Popular Skills for Director, Student Services
Skills in People Management and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Budget Management and Program Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director, Student Services
An entry-level Director, Student Services with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,628 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Director, Student Services with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,298 based on 181 salaries. An experienced Director, Student Services with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,964 based on 229 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,465.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Director, Student Services in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (10.2% less) and Marlborough, Massachusetts (6.3% less).
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