Coordinator of Academic Support and Advising

Mount Vernon, Linn County
Jun 09, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Applications are being accepted for the position of coordinator of academic support and advising. This position provides support for academic performance and success, particularly among first-year students as they make the transition to college; works with students with documented disabilities and with faculty to arrange and develop accommodations; and coordinates all aspects of academic advising. This a full-time, 11-month appointment. Cornell College: Cornell College is a highly selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. The academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility offered by this distinctive approach attract an ambitious student body from 47 states and 17 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, aU.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fisk Guide to Colleges Best Buy. 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 renovated Thomas Commons. It is 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 Iowa’s Creative Corridor. Qualifications: Master's degree in a relevant field required. Experience working with students possessing learning and physical disabilities and with academic advising in an undergraduate setting is required. Must have understanding of student development issues and effective learning strategies. Knowledge of higher education disability laws and regulations required. Preferred skills include counseling education and experience; experience with TRIO program administration and familiarity with assistive technologies. Ability to communicate effectively and interact professionally in a variety of situations. High level of organizational and computer skills and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality are required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references to: Email (preferred): Mail: Cornell College Attn: Human Resources 600 First Street SW Mount Vernon, IA 52314 Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act and participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility.