Academic Coordinator for Student Success

The Citadel
South Carolina
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for an Academic Coordinator for Student Success in the Provost's Office.  This position is responsible for coordinating, advising, developing, and implementing programs and services that promote success for multicultural students.  Will be required to focus on The Citadel's growing population of Latino students, but will provide leadership development opportunities for all students. Serves as a student success advisor to the growing Latino student population and supports clubs and student engagement associated with their success. In this role, the academic coordinator will attend student meetings; conduct training/leadership programs; and provide advice on matters involving program development, marketing, and budgeting for Latino students. Provides leadership in our summer Citadel Success Institute for entering first-year students, a  program which gives new students strong preparation in the four learning pillars of the college: academics, physical readiness, military leadership, and moral courage.  Supports the college's efforts to provide critical communication to parents as they support student success; works to coordinate these communication efforts with other parent outreach programs affiliated with The Citadel.  Coordinates and oversees programs for Latino Heritage Month and supports other multicultural activities on campus.  Supports the work of the admissions, academics, and advising offices in the recruitment and retention of students across diverse groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

Mastery of the Spanish language.  Must have a Master's degree in Education, College Student Personnel, Social Work, Counseling, Adult Education, or related fields OR an equivalent combination of education(Bachelor's degree min.) and at least eight(8) years of experience in working with college students and/or program development in a college setting.  Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds.  Understanding of and engagement with issues that affect underrepresented student populations and their academic and personal success.  Must have strong interpersonal and creative problem-solving skills.  Employee has considerable independence and is relied upon to use discretion and sound judgment to prioritize and complete work in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of one(1) to three(3) years of experience working with college students and/or program development in a college setting is preferred.

Review of applications will begin on April 10 and continue until the position is filled.

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