Project Coordinator, GEER


Position Details

Position Type Classification Title Program Coordinator Position's Functional Title Project Coordinator, GEER Position Start Date 11/01/2020 Position End Date (if temporary) 09/30/2021 Position Summary

Governors State University is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator for the Student Affairs department for the Gaining Enrichment through Educational Readiness ( GEER ) program. GEER is intended to provide a multifaceted, comprehensive and systematic approach to provide mentoring, intentional advising, and resource support to assist students persisting to degree completion. The primary goal of the program is to increase degree completion rates for low-income, first-generation, and minority students (both undergraduate and graduate). The GEER Project Coordinator reports to the Program Director and AVP of Student Affairs and is responsible for implementing student support and retention initiatives that support GEER eligible students, help improve academic performance, and prepare GSU students for post-secondary opportunities.

Starting Salary Range: $49,689.90 to $57,143.385.
(This is a non-unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications.

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED : COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS, WHICH INCLUDES THE EARNED DEGREE AND CONFERRED DATE MUST BE ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION OF THIS POSITION
(See “Special instructions to applicants” section below).

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. One (1) year (12 months) in education, training and/or work experience in the area of Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or related field from an accredited college/university.

(Note: Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.)

3. Based on position requirements, additional education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position, may be required.

Additional education, training and/or work experience in the area of specialization:

Bachelors degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or related field from an accredited college/university.

One year or more of progressively responsible experience in the area of Student Support Services.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a college or university with a residential, traditional/nontraditional and large
commuter student population.

Posting Date 10/19/2020 Closing Date 10/29/2020 Open Until Filled No Posting Number CS0471P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting http://employment.govst.edu/postings/5557 Employee ID Department Special Instructions to Applicants

For consideration, applicants are required to attach the following:

1: All College/University Transcripts.

2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details).

3: Cover Letter.

4: Resume.

5: A list of three Professional References.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT :
Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.

CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENT EXAM DETAILS :
This vacancy involves a Credential Assessment Examination which consist of a review and rating of the applicants Education, Experience, Licenses, and other qualifications. Applicants are required to provide electronic documentation as listed above to verify that the minimum qualifications for this position has been met.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE POINTS :
Veterans may be eligible to receive additional points on a passing final examination score. To determine eligibility, submit one of the following documents to the Department of Human Resources:
1: Department of Defense – DD214/DD215
2: National Guard – NGB22 Form
3: Discharge Orders
4: Reserves – DD256 Discharge Certificate

Note: Must be received by the closing date of this posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a resident of the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran’s Preference Points Documentation
  2. Other
  3. Other2
  4. Other3
  5. Other4
  6. Other5


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