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Destination Graduation Activities Coordinator

Employer
Delta State University
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 8, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Delta State University

Destination Graduation Activities Coordinator

Position Type: Staff

Department: Student Success Center

Posting Number: 201201470

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

Responsibilities:
  • The Destination Graduation Activities Coordinator reports to the Destination Graduation Program Director and works closely with all Destination Graduation staff, Student Success Center divisions/staff, and on/off campus constituencies.
  • Coordinate planning, promotion, and implementation of special Destination Graduation-related events to increase student/faculty/staff awareness of the Center and targeted retention efforts to promote student success and graduation.
  • Collaborate with various departments, faculty and staff, across campus to identify needs and recruit, train, hire, and maintain supplemental instruction (SI), tutoring (face-to-face and online); PIVOT, and other student success/student support efforts.
  • Collaborate with various departments, faculty and staff, across campus to identify needs and coordinate and implement learning communities and study sessions to promote student success.
  • Create/manage Destination Graduation media content, including social media, website, radio, print, and promotional materials.
  • Plan and conduct retention and engagement-related activities independently and in collaboration with other divisions and departments across campus.
  • Collaborate with team to plan and implement strategies to improve DSU student retention.
  • Refer at-risk students to other campus resources as needed.
  • Hire, train, and supervise student employees and volunteers.
  • Work closely with summer bridge and orientation to assist students in transitioning to college.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of program data and reports.
  • Follow guidelines with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as they pertain to the students' rights to privacy and accuracy and retention of academic records.
  • Work with campus partners to stay abreast of opportunities in student success and outreach/engagement to identify strategies to address issues hindering success and entry/re-entry barriers.
  • Any other duties as assigned related to Destination Graduation, student success and student support.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in working with academic/career coaching for at-risk students, grants’ management/ implementation, event planning; with experience in higher education preferred.
  • Strong commitment and understanding of diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of student support services, higher education, event planning, and academic success strategies and skills.
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and new media (such as websites, and social media); with Banner and Canvas experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated record of:
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a changing, evolving department.
    • Integrity and commitment to developing and maintaining the highest academic standards and working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
    • Plan and budget time wisely, be detail-oriented and motivated to take initiative.
    • Knowledge of test-taking strategies, time management and study techniques.


  • Must be a United States citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong commitment and understanding of diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of student support services, higher education, event planning, and academic success strategies and skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated record of:
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a changing, evolving department.
    • Integrity and commitment to developing and maintaining the highest academic standards and working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
    • Plan and budget time wisely, be detail-oriented and motivated to take initiative.
    • Knowledge of test-taking strategies, time management and study techniques.


  • Experience in working with academic/career coaching for at-risk students, grants’ management/ implementation, event planning; with experience in higher education preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and new media (such as websites, and social media); with Banner and Canvas experience preferred.


Salary:
12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong commitment and understanding of diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of student support services, higher education, event planning, and academic success strategies and skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated record of:
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a changing, evolving department.
    • Integrity and commitment to developing and maintaining the highest academic standards and working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.
    • Plan and budget time wisely, be detail-oriented and motivated to take initiative.
    • Knowledge of test-taking strategies, time management and study techniques.




Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in working with academic/career coaching for at-risk students, grants’ management/ implementation, event planning; with experience in higher education preferred.
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and new media (such as websites, and social media); with Banner and Canvas experience preferred.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Additional Information:
This is a grant position.

Open Date: 03/07/2024

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-6a0f27fca298ce4dacd35d244deba255

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