Part-Time Retention and Intervention Specialist

Job description

Job Title Part-Time Retention and Intervention Specialist
Job ID 996938
Location Medical Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
$14.36 - $16.55
School of Nursing
Reports To
Dean, Benjamin Leon School of Nursing
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Part-Time Retention and Intervention Specialist coaches students identified as “At-Risk” based on test scores and students with academic difficulties. The Specialist refers students to tutoring and social support resources and works with students to improve their reading and test-taking skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with Department Chairs and faculty members to identify students who are “At-Risk” upon entering into nursing programs
  • Works with faculty members to identify students who are having academic difficulty in coursework
  • Maintains a caseload of “At-Risk” students and meets with each student at least once every two weeks during first semester courses
  • Refers students to social support services and tutoring services and to other services offered by the Student Success Center
  • Develops a community of learners that holistically fosters professional growth, development, & socialization into the nursing profession
  • Coaches students to improve their reading, test-taking, note taking, time management, and study skills
  • Assists students to use current on-line learning and remediation tools
  • Provides stress management sessions
  • Assists students in preparation for high-stakes testing
  • Maintains accurate records of activities and student progression
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a nursing or appropriate related field from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related academic advising experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of students success interventions, counseling, and advising
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the Student Success Center
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
  • Ability to interact well in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff





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Job No:
Posted: 1/31/2018
Application Due: 4/1/2018
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