Coordinator for Student Support and Care

Mississippi State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Function:

The Coordinator of Student Support and Care is responsible for serving as an advocate and resource for students by providing individualized support and coaching for students experiencing challenges including, but not limited to, financial aid, student life, advising, academic support, and basic needs. Reporting to the Executive Director for Support Programs, this individual is responsible for evaluating and coordinating gaps in support and assisting students in accessing resources that will contribute to their well-being.

Salary Grade : 13

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Serve as a resource liaison for the Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion.
2. Provide services for students who are experiencing life stressors and encountering barriers that impede success by coordinating prevention, intervention and support efforts.
3. Responsible for working closely with campus partners, including Dean of Students Office, Housing and Residence Life, Counseling Center, Financial Aid, International Institute, Office of Student Success and any other units necessary for student support.
4. Serve as the Chair of the Student Support and Care Network which will coordinate support and resources to support the holistic well-being of students.
5. Provide ongoing follow-up with students to ensure continuity of support and evaluate successes.
6. Input information into university-wide electronic system to share information with campus partners.
7. Maintain an updated directory of community resources available to students.
8. Prepare annual reports and weekly reports on student cases.
9. Other related duties as required or assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility:
Received: Receives supervision from the Executive Director for Support Programs
Given: Full supervisory Graduate Assistant and student workers

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree
Focus: Social Work, Counseling or field/discipline related to the position

Experience (yrs.) 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Proficient with technology
2. Experience working with students in crisis
3. Knowledge of care management
4. Ability to lead high initiatives from conception to implementation
5. Demonstrated ability to manage/coordinate multiple tasks
6. Independent, self-starter with strong work ethic
7. Excellent verbal and written skills
8. Excellent presentation skills
9. Demonstrated strong commitment to serving students with diverse backgrounds

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

1. No unusual physical requirements. Requires limited lifting of files and records and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
2. Frequent- External imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one’s control; interruptions influence priorities; difficulty to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotion issues or stress on a regular basis.
3. Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands.
4. Ability to occasionally work weekends and long hours.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Applicants must apply online by completing application which includes the complete contact information for at least three professional references. Please attach cover letter and resume

Condition of Employment:

As required by Executive Order 14042, If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a University-approved exemption before beginning employment with the University.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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