Advising, Student Success, and Special Projects Coordinator
Colorado State University
January 5, 2018
Fort Collins, Colorado
40000.00 - 44000.00
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
This position is full-time and the employee reports to the Assistant Director of the University Honors Program (UHP). The Advising, Student Success, and Special Projects Coordinator is part of the UHP team and provides programmatic support in the areas of student recruitment and admissions, student advising and retention, special projects and engagement activities, and assisting with reports and UHP functions. The Coordinator is primarily responsible for recruiting and advising students who enter the UHP as continuing or transfer students (“Track 2”) and is the key contact for inquiries regarding Track 2 from students, faculty, and staff. A major responsibility is increasing the number of underrepresented minority, Pell-eligible, and first-generation students participating in the UHP.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Business or related field from an accredited college or university. 2. One year’s experience at a university or college in student advising and/or support positions or other relevant experience. 3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office365 Suite. 4. One year’s experience using academic or similar databases (e.g., Microsoft Access) that relate directly to the responsibilities of the position. 5. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. 2. Knowledge of the Honors curriculum requirements for the continuing/transfer pathway (“Track 2”). 3. Evidence that individual can work independently in areas of responsibility, and develop creative solutions to solving problems and achieving goals. 4. Evidence of experience supporting a diverse student population. 5. Evidence that individual can interact positively and work well with other Honors team members.
The goal of the Honors Program is to provide an enriched educational program of study for academically talented and motivated students at Colorado State University. Honors students benefit from small, discussion-based seminars taught by some of the University's finest faculty members, personalized academic advising, priority enrollment, opportunities for leadership, research and community service,... and special scholarships. Many Honors students choose to live in one of our Residential Learning Communities.
If this sounds like the sort of college experience you are searching for, then the University Honors Program could be for you!
The Honors Program is open to students in all majors and offers a flexible curriculum through two curricular options.