Student Services Coordinator

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Job Title
Student Services Coordinator

Official Title
Student Services Coordinator

Position Number

Student Affairs-Gen - 160000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The University of North Texas is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator for UNT's Emerald Eagle Scholars Program. The Coordinator reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and will assist in the development and implementation of programs intended to remove barriers to success for students eligible for the Emerald Eagle Scholars Program.

The Emerald Eagle Scholars program is a tuition guarantee program for approximately 500 new students with a family adjusted gross income of $40,000 or less and are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant.The program covers the average cost of up to 15 hours of college coursework, through a combination of federal, state, and institutional aid, each fall and spring semester for four consecutive years.

Job Description
The Student Affairs Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Student Services Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Coordinate and provide leadership for all aspects of the Emerald Eagle Scholars Program, including the Financial, Academic, and Engagement pillars of the program.
* Provide leadership in the recruitment of each class of Emerald Eagle Scholars.
* Work closely with Admissions and Financial Aid to facilitate the recruitment and financial awarding of Emerald Eagle Scholars.
* Develop and coordinate appropriate and/or innovative programs that meet the needs of this population of students and considers the specific needs of each classification of Emerald Eagle Scholar.
* Hire, train, and supervise student employees as well as graduate assistant.
* Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with academic departments, faculty members, student affairs, and other university departments and offices to ensure a holistic experience for Emerald Eagle Scholars.
* Sustain an awareness of current research trends in terms of low-socioeconomic and/or first-generation college students.
* Advance philosophies of student affairs and cultural diversity while actively promoting diversity in staffing, programming, and student leadership.
* Assist in the development and implementation of assessments, evaluations, and research activities related to the program.
* Support all programs and initiatives originating underneath the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.
* Assist with the development, revision, and distribution of marketing, educational, and informational publications and materials related to the Emerald Eagle Scholars Program.
* Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
* Evening and weekend work will be required for orientation and various special programs.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Master's Degree in related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Excellent public speaking skills with experience in conducting training workshops.
* Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to student populations.
* Experience in networking across departments and programs.
* Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
* Strong organizational skills and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects.
* Excellent verbal and written communication, and computer skills.
* Some experience in customer service is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Strong organizational skills and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects.
* Excellent verbal and written communication, computer, and research skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 8/29/2018
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