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Senior Student Services Coordinator, Academic Support and Mentoring, 32233

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Job Title: Senior Student Services Coordinator, Academic Support and Mentoring, 32233
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 40111
Hiring Department

Academic Support and Mentoring

Job Description The Academic Success Coordinator is responsible for leading efforts to support students transitioning to the university environment and for supporting academic assistance programming. This position will support the successful design, planning, and implementation of UMKC’s Summer Bridge Scholars program and First Gen Roo Scholars program and will serve as a team member within Academic Support and Mentoring, providing secondary support across a variety of student success initiatives including Supplemental Instruction (SI), course-specific tutoring, and Writing Studio.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as an active team member within the department of Academic Support and Mentoring (ASM), contributing positively to mission of ASM
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate UMKC’s Summer Bridge Scholars program and First Gen Roo Scholars program designed to prepare first-time freshmen for college students Develop and implement recruitment strategies for Summer Bridge Scholars and First Gen Roo ScholarsSupervise student employees including peer mentors and student support staff for Summer Bridge Scholars and First Gen Roo Scholars and lead office assistant Collect, analyze, and prepare reports regarding demographic, retention, and graduation data
  • Produce reports and write proposals
  • Develop curricula and deliver course material for academic preparation courses
  • Review methods and teaching materials and making recommendations for improvement
  • Participating in committee, departmental, and faculty meetings
  • Support academic assistance programming
  • Process and submit budget reports and/or budget requests
  • Perform related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (or degree-seeking) in Education, Psychology, Social Work Higher Education or another related field. Ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
  • Master’s degree (or degree-seeking) or higher in Education, Psychology, Higher Education, or other related
  • Working knowledge of student development/learning theory
  • Understanding of adult learning principles
  • Experience developing and managing academic support programs such as tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, writing assistance, and/or developmental reading
  • Experience with transition/bridge programming
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience as a post-secondary instructor
  • Experience conducting training workshops or making presentations
Full Time/Part Time

Full-time, benefit eligible

Salary

Starts at $47,500 commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity

Application Deadline

February 20th, 2022

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

EEO IS THE LAW

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UMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us. Slavic and Native American

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

Benefit Eligibility Why UMKC?

We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

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