Coordinator - Educational Access Programs
Southeast Missouri State University
Depends on Qualifications
Cape Girardeau, MO
Educational Access Programs
Educational Access Programs
The purpose of Educational Access Programs (EAP) is to enhance the
quality of the educational experience for minority students, first
generation students, and all students in general, through programs,
services, advocacy, and referral to appropriate resources.
EAP is actively involved in the enrollment development functions of
the University with respect to the recruitment and retention of
Educational Access Programs promotes student development by:
Encouraging positive and realistic self-appraisal, intellectual
development, clarification of values, appropriate personal choices,
the understanding of a balanced approach to wellness, the ability
to relate meaningfully with others, the capacity to work
independently and interdependently
Assisting students in overcoming specific personal, physical,
or educational problems or skill deficiencies
Identifying environmental conditions that may negatively
influence student welfare and proposing interventions that may
neutralize such conditions
- Provide college awareness, career readiness, financial aid,
leadership and scholarship activities for EAP students (125+).
- Maintains a student caseload consisting of students from the
financial and leadership programs of EAP (60-75) and supervises the
caseload management of the EAP graduate assistant (50).
- Supervise the graduate and undergraduate student staff in
- Manage the scholarship programs affiliated with the EAP: These
awards include the College Access Partners Award (75), Matching
Success Award (60), Merit Award (60), Textbook Award (100), Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship (5), and the Dr. Donald M. Suggs
Scholarship (1). Facilitate application, awarding and renewal
processes associated with these scholarships.
- Manage the EAP Mentorship Program, including the selection and
training of mentors and mentees (30).
- Manage the College Success and Financial Responsibility
Seminars (7-10 per semester).
- Manage the Outreach & Retention Programs that includes
first generation support.
- Establish and maintain collaborative efforts on and off campus
to identify opportunities for grants, scholarships, and leadership
opportunities for EAP students.
- Design, implement and assess activities and services designed
to increase retention and graduation rates of EAP students.
- Utilize the Southeast SupportNET communication system to
establish and maintain relationships with students; and to
intervene with at-risk students.
- Coordinate activities for current students to participate in
campus and community-based activities that develop their career and
- Participate in campus and community-based activities and events
that assist in creating a defined presence in the community and
develop connections for the University (career awareness, skill
- Provide support for the completion and submission of annual
reports and program assessment for EAP programs.
Required Information & Deadline
- Bachelor's Degree
- Understanding and knowledge of academic and social needs of
at-risk, disadvantaged and/or underrepresented students in higher
- Ability to supervise student staff
- Knowledge of scholarship programs
- Familiarity with equity programming and initiatives
- Excellent organizational and skills and attention to
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication
- Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with
disadvantaged students, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of
racial, ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds with an
understanding of issues affecting women and minorities
The review of applications
will begin immediately.
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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing
equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative
action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with
the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the
University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and
employees in its employment practices, without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability,
or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse
University community advances the academic purposes of the
University and enhances the working and learning
- letter of interest addressing all position required
- current resume
- names and contact information of three professional references
will be requested at a later date