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Sr. Student Services Coordinator, UMKC School of Dentistry, 80323

Hiring Department

Academic Support, School of Dentistry

Job Description

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry is seeking a Sr. Student Services Coordinator for Academic Support to assist with our professional dental, dental hygiene students and advanced education residents. The Senior Student Services Coordinator for Academic Support in the School of Dentistry plays a vital role in promotion of student success. This position works directly with students to foster their academic success by developing, implementing, and monitoring action plans for success.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Advising students related to university policies, procedures, and resources
  • Serving as a liaison between students and faculty
  • Tracking and monitoring students’ academic performance
  • Coaching students with development of management skills (time, stress, critical thinking, communication and interpersonal) and study strategies
  • Assisting with provision of services for students with ADA accommodations
  • Supervising student tutors for didactic courses
  • Providing mediation between students, faculty, and staff, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in higher education student affairs or counseling, experience coaching life skills, or experience with FERPA
  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Affairs, or related content area
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated written communication skills as evidenced by: application materials, presentation experience, computer skills, data base management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to do detailed work, prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity
Full Time/Part Time

Full-time (1.0 FTE), benefit-eligible, staff position.

Benefits Summary:
  • Health, Vision, Dental options, available first day of employment.
  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Days, Winter Break (Dec. 26th – Dec. 31st), and 9 Holidays
  • Retirement Savings Plan with University Match
  • Employee Educational Assistance and Tuition Reduction (75% Education Discount)* at UMKC and other UM System Schools (Missouri University, University of Missouri – St. Louis and at Missouri S&T)
  • Employee Spouse/Dependent Educational Assistance and Tuition Reduction (50% Education Discount)* at UMKC and other UM System Schools (Missouri University, University of Missouri – St. Louis and at Missouri S&T)

$50,367 to $55,000 per year, commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Application review begins June 20th, 2023

Position will continue to accept and review applications until filled.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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