The Division of Student Success & Engagement at Messiah University has an opening for a part-time Student Success Coordinator.
Responsibilities: This 10-month, 20 hours per week position supports the Retention Team in coordinating efforts related to student success and persistence. The Student Success Coordinator will assist the director with the necessary tasks related to intervention efforts for at-risk students.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; 1 year experience with student success/development required.
Skills and Characteristics: Professional-level communication skills, including strong writing, editing, speaking and comprehension skills; ability to manage confidential and/or sensitive information; ability to communicate successfully across departments and with various constituencies, including faculty, staff and students; strong follow up skills to stay in touch with students regarding matters related to their success in college; ability to work with diverse student populations that require additional support for success; cultural Intelligence/Competency – ability to effectively work and respond to needs of students from underrepresented backgrounds (i.e., students of color, international students, first – generation students, conditional admit students) and cultures; computer proficiency including the ability to work independently in an enterprise student information system such as BANNER, and Microsoft Office Suite; ability to readily anticipate situations that may benefit from positive intervention from campus personnel; ability to work successfully as part of a team that fosters cooperation and productivity; ability to communicate on themes related to student success.
Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: https://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/21569.
Messiah University is a Christian university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The University is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
Messiah University’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The university has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position.
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