Grant Coordinator

San Marcos
Mar 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Grant Coordinator

Job Number: 2018281

Location: San Marcos

Department: Student Support Services

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: $2,800+ commensurate with experience

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree
-Experience working with first generation, economically disadvantaged students in a higher education setting
-Ability to coordinate a variety of work activities and work as part of a team
-Ability to work with diverse populations
-Supervisory experience
-Ability to work some nights and weekends
as required
-Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
-Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field
-Master's degree in a STEM field
-Experience working with students pursuing STEM career
-Experience in career counseling, academic advising/coaching, tutoring or mentoring
-Knowledge of special needs of students with disabilities
-Have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a 7-passenger vehicle to transport students to trip destinations.

Job Description:
Responsible for providing professional supervision and support to a grant

Job Duties:
-Coordinate marketing, recruitment, screening and selection activities
-Process Student Support Services STEM (SSS STEM) applications
-Coach assigned caseload of participants, providing support, guidance and encouragement in academic, social, career and personal matters
-Monitor participant progress
-Document coaching contacts
-Hire and train qualified Texas State students for peer tutoring positions and provide ongoing supervision once hired
-Process student requests for tutoring
-Coordinate tutoring and other academic support efforts for STEM courses
-Plan and coordinate cultural and career trips and accompany/drive students on trips
-Develop and facilitate workshops
-Assist with maintenance of website, Facebook page and other social media
-Prepare quarterly newsletter
-Assist with record keeping, program evaluation and ongoing program improvement

Additional Information to Applicants:
**Grant funded position, renewable depending on continued funding.

Applicants should be prepared to bring a certified transcript if called for an interview

Job Open Date: 03/08/2018

Job Close Date: 3/22/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce