Social, Academic and Interpersonal (SAIL) Success Coordinator

May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Social, Academic and Interpersonal (SAIL) Success Coordinator for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will work to develop and implement a pedagogically sound process of focused student learning, while supporting students in attainting their career goals. The SAIL Success Coordinator will also be responsible for coordinating and implementing programs such as a first-year learning community, a speaker series, a mentoring program and establishing a role as the lead teacher in a one-credit student success course. Duties include, but are not limited to: •Coordinate all aspects of the Social, Academic, and Interpersonal Leadership (SAIL) Program including program development, organization, marketing and communication, registration and advising of current and potential students; •Serve as liaison to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) representatives regarding the speaker series, mentoring efforts, and other collaborations as needed; •Teach one or more sections of a one-credit success course for students in the SAIL learning community; •Provide comprehensive academic advising through walk-in hours, appointments and group advising to new and current students in the CNHS; assist students with course selection, staying on track toward degree completion, and meeting both general education and major requirements, as well as understanding university and college policies as they pertain to academic progress; identify and advise students in academic jeopardy; •Conduct group and individual Advising and Registration (NSAR) sessions for students in SAIL as part of the University-wide Beacon Beginnings orientation program; •Monitor course availability in key courses; monitor waitlists, and work with the CNHS Director of Student Services or designee and the Registrar's Office to register students appropriately; •Maintain all student records and files in compliance with Family Educational Rights and Responsibilities Act (FERPA) and other state and federal regulations and the university's Record Retention Policy; •Assist the CNHS Director of Student Services with the planning and implementing policies and procedures geared towards improving academic support services and advising systems designed to improve student retention; persistence and degree completion; •Participate in university-wide advising and success community collaboration; attend professional conferences and professional development programs at the discretion of the CNHS Director of Student Services and supported by Harvard Pilgrim; •Develop and implement evaluation processes to analyze student experiences for planning and program improvement; •Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: Master's Degree and a minimum of two (2) years of direct student services in higher education required. Academic advising experience is required, preferably with students transitioning to college and/or in first-year experience programs. Experience with PeopleSoft is preferred. Experience in teaching transition/student success courses preferred. Some evening and occasional weekends may be required. •Knowledge of software applications, including office software and database management; •Knowledge of current student development theory and research; •Proven ability to work with diverse populations; •Ability to collaborate with all levels of employees within an organization; •Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; •Ability to exercise good judgment in prioritizing tasks; •Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail; •Strong oral and written communication skills; •Strong interpersonal skills, including the capacity to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals; •Strong public speaking skills; •Strong commitment to customer service. Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references. •Professional. Union. Benefited. •Full time. Grade 30. See link below for salary chart. •Grant funded, contingent on renewal. Only Internal Professional Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 7 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. Closing date for applications: June 1, 2017. The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without to regard race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, the University of Massachusetts Boston complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. 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