Essential Functions: The Warrior VIP Coordinator is responsible for the development and management of the program to ensure students' successful transition into college and their positive engagement in the university setting throughout their undergraduate experience. -Develop and manage the Warrior VIP to assist students in meeting their academic goals.-Advance the community to help students thrive intellectually and personally.-Collaborate with faculty, staff and other departments such as the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, the Office of Student Financial Aid, Student Disability Services, Learning communities and Career Services to develop programming and meet students' need.-Work closely with Academic Advisors to ensure students' progress.-Encourage students' connection to research, career exploration, leadership and multicultural opportunities.-Work with the University's Learning community program to provide leadership, training and ongoing professional development for approximately 30 peer mentors.-Establish learning outcomes and program assessments; monitor VIP student retention, progress, academic achievement and degree attainment; and, in collaboration with others, implement program improvements based on assessment and monitoring information.-Communicate effectively and accurately academic and non-academic requirements, policies and procedures.-Assess students' individual learning needs and work with appropriate campus resources to support the learning process.-Remain informed of University and national data regarding academic retention and persistence to inform strategies to promote student success.-Maintain collaborative working relationships with faculty, University committees and advisors in a coordinated effort for delivery of services.-Help promote understanding of program guidelines and utilization of resources by maintaining website and other materials with current program information.-Assist in the marketing of services offered through the Academic Success Center.-Work with Director and departmental staff to prepare program reports.-Participate in University and departmental programming and activities.-Assist with on-going needs assessments.-Actively participate in national and regional programs and conferences.-Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Education, Counseling or related fieldFive years of experience in student support, development, education, or academic advising
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is d...edicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.