Student Retention and Graduation Specialist

Job description

Job Title:  Student Retention and Graduation Specialist

Job ID: 24401

Full/Part Time: Full - Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3084, Range 1

Department: College of Social Sciences


About the Position

Reporting to the Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences and receiving work lead direction from the Director, the incumbent will work independently under limited supervision to significantly improve the College’s 4-year graduation rate for freshmen and 2-year graduation rate for transfers and to close identified achievement gaps. The specialist will provide leadership and coordination of advising and programs in support of student retention, including proactive outreach and support to targeted student populations who do not meet established benchmarks. The specialist will also review student records and verify compliance with State and University regulations for degree completion. These efforts will be informed and supported by the research literature and established best practices, program assessment, data analysis and interpretation, and written reports as needed. Finally, the specialist will serve as a liaison to departments in support of their efforts to improve student outcomes and experience.

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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.




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Job No: 24401
Posted: 1/24/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2018
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