Academic Success Coordinator

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships (CAAAP) at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Academic Success Coordinator (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will serve as a member of Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships and will coordinate student engagement and success programs in the University to include the Early Alert Response System and other programs for upperclassmen in academic difficulty. Other duties include: developing retention initiatives that will assist all students in achieving academic success; teach at least one section of the University 111 (Sophomore Seminar Course) each fall semester; meet individually with students who have low GPAs and are in jeopardy of not returning to the University; serve as a liaison to specific colleges whose students have not met the requirements to remain in good standing and will do outreach to these students to explore alternative career options; oversee faculty advisor training; provide leadership for the Annual College Majors Fair.

Required Education: Master’s degree in counseling, public administration, higher education, or other related discipline.

Required Qualifications: Some experience using Banner, Degree Works, or comparable programs. Some experience with group counseling and teaching. Considerable experience in counseling and advising students in academic difficulty. Considerable academic advising experience. Some training in use of student information systems. Some knowledge of transfer students programs, processes, and procedures including working with “at-risk” populations. General working knowledge of academic vocabulary. Comprehensive knowledge of counseling and student development theory. Excellent interpersonal skills, including public speaking. Strong written communication skills and skills utilizing technology and assessment. Effective programming and presentation skills. Effective organizational skills; versatility and problem-solving skills are a must. Ability to multitask and attend to details and completing job requirements in a dynamic work environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Considerable academic advising experience in a higher education setting.

Review Date: This position closes on June 7, 2021.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.