Student Life Coordinator IV for Student Success

Job description

Student Life Coordinator IV for Student Success

Job no: 492606
Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Student Life Coordinator IV for Student Success

About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person;students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors;feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college'smission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Monday- Thursday

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Provide support and guidance to students within a comprehensive program in the areas of student success, including but not limited to developing soft skills, college navigation, career exploration, academic support, transfer/transition, persistence, and completion. This position will advocate and work closely with students to address the challenges that minority men face as they navigate the educational system. Additionally, this position will build connections and partnerships with faculty, staff, and community members to meet the program outcomes.

Required Knowledge, Skills &; Abilities:

1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university\; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. Minimum of two years of employment in a collegiate Student Affairs environment.
3. Six months to two years; experience in support programming, training, group facilitation, and/or presentations.
4. Minimum of one year experience working with individuals from a diverse population including but not limited to low-income, minority, and first generations.
5. Knowledge of student recruitment, retention and support strategies.
6. Evidence of excellent organizational and communication skills.
7. Ability to analyze, solve problems, assess and coordinate events.
8. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.
9. Valid Illinois driver's license for occasional group transportation.

Desired Knowledge, Skills &; Abilities:

1. Experience with Microsoft Office suite, web software, technology preferred

Essential Duties:

1. Serve as a key liaison/contact to recruit and retain male students of color for a mentoring program. Responsible for recruitment, training, and accountability of students. Develop marketing strategy to encourage student participation. Create workshops, information sessions, field trips, training's and other related activities for the program participants. Collaborate with other campus departments and facilitate successful transition of students into on-campus initiatives that aid in student success. Monitor student progress and success. Coordinate incentives and recognition of participant milestones. Serve as a source of referral and guidance for program participants.
2. Implement a mentor selection and training process among campus employees and community. Recruit mentors across campus and the community. Develop accountability structure for mentor participation. Support, guide, and encourage mentor recruitment and retention. Build connections and engage local community members.
3. Develop success initiatives and plan events to meet the needs of the program such as Induction Ceremonies, Graduation Recognition, celebrations and program awareness activities.
4. Assist with program and participants evaluations, assessment activities, program reports, as well as maintain program records and documents.
5. Participate in other institutional activities, committees, meetings related to student success, especially pertaining to men of color.

Other Duties:

1. Perform other duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Light (up to 25 lbs occasionally or 10 lbs frequently)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Outdoor weather

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College's EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Advertised: April 10, 2019 Central Daylight Time
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Posted: 4/12/2019
Application Due: 6/26/2019
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