CSS Student Support Coordinator

Job description

The Center for Student Success at The College of New Jersey is seeking an internal candidate for the role of Student Support Coordinator. This person will be responsible for providing students with access to personalized academic coaching and advisement with the goal of strengthening their academic performance and promoting students' success and retention. This will be achieved through meeting with students to engage in one-to-one academic coaching, supplemental academic advising, facilitating academic success workshops throughout the academic year, and maintaining reciprocal referral relationships with key offices across campus. This position will work closely with TCNJ's Undesignated Transitional and Provisional student populations, as well as play a key role in the CSS Peer Advising Coach program.

The Student Support Coordinator will report to the Associate Director for the Center for Student Success within the Division of Enrollment Management.


· A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of five years working in higher education working directly with academic advisement

· Experience in academic coaching/study skills training with students

· Strong working knowledge of TCNJ academic policy

· Experience working with PAWS

· Experience creating and facilitating academic success workshops

Preferred Qualifications:

· A Master's degree in student or academic counseling and a minimum of three years in higher education working directly with academic advisement

Contact Information:

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. This position holds the state title, Professional Services Specialist 3. It is included for membership in the American Federation of Teacher (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is Range U21, Step 1, $52,403.35. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with AFT rules and regulations. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package with health, dental, and prescription plans as well as generous vacation and sick leave allowances.

Resumes will be considered through April 2, 2018. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective comprehensive residential institution that emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools offer degree programs to 6,980 students, including approximately 740 graduate students. TCNJ has a 95% freshman to sophomore retention rate, and a six-year graduation rate of 85 percent. TCNJ is ranked as one of the 75 most competitive schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the number one public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks TCNJ as a top-25 value in American public higher education. TCNJ's campus, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country, is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, near the state capital of Trenton, and about an hour from Philadelphia and New York City.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 1260Y
Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 5/19/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable