Student Retention-VandalStar Coordinator

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Student Retention-VandalStar Coordinator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $21.12 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Student Retention/VandalStar Coordinator facilitates and supports the
implementation and ongoing usage of a university-wide student success/retention
support software called VandalStar (Hobson's Starfish). VandalStar is a key
component in the University of Idaho's retention strategy and in meeting the Idaho
State Board of Education's proactive advising initiative.

The Student Retention/VandalStar Coordinator acts university-wide to coordinate training, daily operations, functional development and testing, internal and external communications, and marketing for VandalStar. The position also serves as back-up academic advisor during peak advising times or staff transition and supports University-wide student retention and success programming.

This position reports to the Associate Director for Advising (Student Success) within the University Advising Services department.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalency
• Two (2) years of demonstrated experience in a higher education setting (academic advising, student services, student affairs, student support and/or student retention efforts).
• Demonstrated experience compiling and analyzing data.
• Demonstrated experience presenting information to individuals and groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree with a preference for a master’s degree.
• Experience in project management.
• Experience developing training materials and delivering training.
• Providing academic advising in a higher education setting.
• Ability to work successfully with a diverse group of people, including students,
family, staff, faculty, and administrators.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002868P

Posting Date: 06/18/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before July 5, 2021 will receive first consideration.

The posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Please submit a resume and detailed letter of qualification addressing each required and preferred qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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