Academic Advising & Retention Coordinator

Location
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Posted
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Oregon Tech is seeking applications for an Academic Advisor and Retention Coordinator position in ROCK Advising Center. This is a 12-month, full-time position located on the main Oregon Tech campus in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement package, and significant tuition discounts at the seven public universities in Oregon. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the development and implementation of academic advising strategies, with the goal to increase student retention and success.  Responsibilities include working to provide academic advising and faculty support to the College of Health, Arts and Sciences or the College of Engineering, Technology and Management with the development, coordination and implementation of retention initiatives to ensure student success. Additionally, incumbent will assist the Advising and Retention Director with the planning, implementation and evaluation of Oregon Tech initiatives; eliminate equity gaps and decrease time to degree, promote access, academic achievement, and graduation of undergraduate students. Effective and respectful communication and working with people of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds are key components of the position along with a strong commitment to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access. The candidate will be under shared supervision from the Dean for the College of HAS or the Dean of the College of ETM and the Director of Advising & Retention, the College/Major Advisor performs complex professional student advising. The successful candidate is required to apply both professional knowledge and judgment, as well as experience, to apply the principles, techniques and skills characteristic of student advising and retention services. Services offered will be available to students at the Klamath Falls campus as well as the various satellite locations. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, or related field; Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences through various mediums; Experience counseling, advising, and/or mentoring college students; Experience with student success initiatives; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field; Experience, background or demonstrated interest in a related field of study; Successful experience enforcing and explaining complex academic policies; Experience working with staff, faculty and administrators in higher education. How to Apply: To review the posting and apply, visit https://jobs.oit.edu/postings/3931. For questions about this position please contact Brandon Held at [email protected] All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  Oregon Tech is an AA/EEO/Vets/ADA employer

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