Coordinator of Academic Support

Job description

  • 11-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • full-time benefits package

    Email Me Similar JobsEmail Me This JobApplications are being accepted for a Coordinator of Academic Support within the Division of Academic & Student Affairs. This position provides direct support for academic performance and success, particularly for students facing academic challenges and among first-year students, transfer students, and international students as they make the transition to college. This position also supports work for students with disabilities. This is a full-time, ten-month appointment.

    Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

    About Cornell College

    Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.

    External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.


    Bachelor's degree required. Experience working with students with learning challenges in an undergraduate educational setting required.

    Preferred Skills

    An understanding of student development issues and effective learning strategies; knowledge of higher education disability laws and regulations; ability to communicate effectively and interact professionally in a variety of situations; good organizational and computer skills; a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and listing of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

    Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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    Posted: 11/17/2020
    Application Due: 2/15/2021
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