CSTEP/LSAMP Recruitment, Retention, Student Success Assistant

Poughkeepsie, NY
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Purpose/role of position within organization: Support and assist CSTEP Coordinator with meeting the goals and operations of the program.

Duties and responsibilities: The Retention, Recruitment and Student Success Assistant (RRSSA) works closely with the CSTEP/LSAMP Coordinator to meet the needs of program students, assess and provide services as needed; this includes assisting in implementation of programming.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all recruitment including but not limited to: orientations, campus events, off campus events and classroom visits
  • Assist with retention by working effectively with students and program coordinator in implementing specific high impact programming
  • Assist with academic advisement, using informational technology such as Degree Works
  • Assist with monitoring student progress via Starfish, mid-term evaluations, semester grades, and other alerts early intervention methods
  • Conduct workshops related to student success, scholarship, internship and transfer
  • Assist with monitoring of internship/research requirements for students not enrolled in curricula with clinical components
  • Assist students with the application and financial aid processes
  • Oversee peer mentors and peer mentoring program
  • Assist with maintaining document record-keeping system for project students

Rate of Pay: 23.00 Hourly rate based on DUE Contract for Program Assistant, with annual increases available based on performance evaluation and performing duties and responsibilities of the position independently with efficiency and high degree of quality.

Qualifications: Associates degree required with minimum 3 or more years of experience with college population. Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Ability to work with a variety of students and professional staff
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time, multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of various computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point)
  • Ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Available 20 hours per week between the hours 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday, and possibly evenings or Saturday hours during the semester and time between semesters

Conditions of Employment: This is a temporary part-time position pending grant funding. Up to 20 hours per week during Fall and Spring Semesters and as needed during non-semester weeks. Some events will require evening and/or weekend hours.

Length of Employment: Contractual based on semester scheduling, with possible extensions through summer sessions.

To apply, go to www.sunydutchess.edu/employment

DCC is committed to the principle of diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).

Posted 10/3/17- open until filled