Rise Up Program Coordinator

Mount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Applications are being accepted for a full-time, 10-month per year, Rise Up program coordinator. This position will direct the operation of the Rise Up program for first-generation college students, to include planning and organizing events, communicating regularly with program participants and keeping them involved, managing informational resources and program budget, serving as an advisory resource for participants and other campus offices, evaluating the program, and writing reports. This position is grant funded, and continuation of the program is evaluated annually.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.


Master's degree in higher education or related field required. Successful candidates should have the ability to take personal and professional initiative, with strong task orientation and commitment to follow-through; knowledge or dedication to a liberal arts education; proactive attitude toward student capacities and potential; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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