Student Retention Coordinator

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601261 Position Category: Student Retention Coordinator Job Title: Student Retention Coordinator Position Code: 00400X Position Type: Staff Department: Enrollment Management Nature of Work: This position is responsible for coordinating all outreach efforts for students identified as experiencing academic and non-academic difficulties within a semester. This will include identifying and assigning appropriate interventions for early alerts, facilitating campus-wise student success workshops, and working closely with students to balance their college-life-work responsibilities. This position will be an active and contributing member of a team of student success professionals dedicated to supporting the academic journeys of Albany State University students. Work is done under the supervision of the Executive Director for Student Success. Training and Experience: - a working knowledge of general university regulations, including general requirements and expectations of undergraduate degree programs at the University
- a working knowledge of the academic status policy of the university, and all procedures related to its proper execution, such as withdrawals, transient, grade appeals and changes, and attendance
- a working knowledge of available academic, engagement, and self-care resources on campus
- a working knowledge of Banner Web, DegreeWorks, and Student Success Collaborative (EAB)
- mastery knowledge of work processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
- the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- the ability to plan and facilitate learning to students in one-on-one, small group, and large group settings
- the ability to work with diverse perspectives
- the ability to work within university guidelines to plan small and large events
- the ability to balance multiple priorities
- the ability to collect and report on data
- availability to work evenings and weekends during peak times

A Bachelor's degree in any related area is required, with at least one year of experience working with underserved college populations is required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in areas such as academic advising, tutoring, campus retention programs, program development, student development, team leadership and/or data analysis. A Master's degree is preferred and can substitute for the required experience. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: Early Alert and Mid-Term Tracking:
-responsible for collaborating with Enrollment Management, Athletics, and Academic Affairs to identify target populations and create watchlists in EAB every semester
- responsible for coordinating outreach by phone to new students and referring students to additional services or departments when necessary
-responsible for coordinating outreach by phone, email, or mail to students in target populations who receive early alerts and mid-term deficiencies for further information, setting advising appointments, and connecting students to various student services
-responsible for ensuring and tracking student compliance with any intervention or referral by monitoring EAB activity, contacting academic support, professors, advisors, coaches, or communicating with appropriate student support personnel
- responsible for documenting all activity in EAB and reporting on the academic progress of all at-risk populations to the Executive Director of Student Success on a regular basis
- responsible for training stakeholders in student services, student affairs, academic departments, and academic advising, on the early alert process, standards for responsiveness to student concerns, and how best to work with students who are identified as needing assistance.
- responsible for collecting data and reporting on that data to the Executive Director for Student Success.

Academic Skills Consultation and Workshops
- responsible for facilitating monthly workshops (virtually and/or face-to-face) designed for first- and second-year students on classroom success skills, leveraging campus resources, and effectively communicating with faculty
- responsible for collaborating with student affairs, academic colleges, and enrollment management to host student development events on critical out-of-classroom issues such as financial literacy, practicing self-care, career development, and leadership development
- responsible for facilitating faculty training sessions on the academic skills deficiencies gaps in learning cognition of students in their classes
- responsible for meeting with students one-on-one who demonstrate or express difficulties with specific classroom success or college-life balance issues

New Student Transition Support:
- provides support as necessary in initiatives to transition new students to Albany State University, including, but not limited to, Summer Success Academy, New Student Orientation, Week of Welcome, and Transfer Support Services.

Additional duties as assigned Posting Date: 04-06-2021 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: Title III Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Strengthening Student Success & Retention Programs Fringe Benefits:Salary: $50,000 Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents: Teaching Philosophy Required Applicant Documents: Resume
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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time