Coordinator of First Generation and Scholars Programs

Location
Athens
Posted
Dec 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Coordinator will report to and collaborate closely with the Assistant Director for Initiatives in the management and innovation of first-year, first generation and scholars programs. The goals of such programming will be to provide support for the Georgia Commitment Scholars Program; increase the recruitment, retention, and success of UGA's students, in particular the Latinx population; assist in the management of the Freshman College Summer Experience; and work to develop and enhance other first-year and first generation initiatives.

Responsibilities: Manage program support for the Georgia Commitment Scholars Program including, but not limited to: Planning effective workshops to help scholars learn about campus resources; collaborating with other units to plan welcome reception and events; providing academic coaching one on one for scholars; coordinate mentoring program.

Qualifications: Completion of a master's degree with 3 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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