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Working Title Coordinator Department Univ Connect & Persist Compensation Title Position Number 30024228 Position Status Grant, Contract Work Schedule

full time

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

This position supports the retention initiatives of the University as defined in the JGB Foundation Grant award. Will utilize proactive outreach strategies to identify students in need of support and provide direct student service to individual students.

Primary Responsibilities

Will interact with faculty and staff, primarily in the divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affair to support retention efforts. This position will implement University retention programming by: maintaining student caseload, utilizing campus wide student success platforms, collaborating with campus support se1vices, promoting and facilitating success networks, assisting with the development and implementation of innovative and proactive outreach strategies, and presenting to campus constituents. Will serve on University committees and represent UCAP at campus events and programming.


Master’s degree in student development, education (postsecondary), psychology, counseling, communication, or related field with 2 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree with 4 years experience and related experience.
Must have skill using Microsoft Office.
Must have ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities. Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Have ability to internet with students, staff, and faculty at all levels and work as a member of a team with strong initiative, and end -user orientation.

Minimum Education Master's Degree Preferred Education Master's Degree Minimum Experience 4 years Salary Pay Grade S70
Requisition Number 2020S1272 Job Open Date 11/12/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. For which position would you like to apply?
    • 12 month position
    • 10 month position
    • Either
  2. What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
  3. Please define, from your own perspective, 'student success.'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How would you describe the value added by a campus-wide student support network?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How have you previously encouraged/celebrated diversity in your work environments?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

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