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Academic Program Coordinator of Student Academic Transitions and Academic Success

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 300323

Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 08/02/13     Closes: 08/19/13

Salary: $48,000 to $55,000

The Coordinator of Student Academic Transitions and Success is a staff member in the Office of Academic Foundations and Transitions within the College of Arts and Sciences. This position principally supports initiatives led by the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies that focus on academic success for first- and second-year students and new transfer students. The Coordinator also assists with student academic success projects led by both the Assistant Dean and the Director of Academic Advising.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate writing and mathematics placement testing for new first-year students in conjunction with Freshman Advising Days, including test administration and staffing, retesting, score interpretation, exemptions, and coordination with relevant faculty
  • Coordinate writing and mathematics placement testing for new transfer students in conjunction with office of admissions and academic program advisors  (as above)
  • Assist with administrative coordination of the First-Year Seminar, including course scheduling, online learning platform management, outcomes assessment, and faculty development activities
  • Assist with administrative coordination of the Sophomore Seminar (as above)
  • Assist with student success projects through:
    o    Statistical data collection through PeopleSoft and iStrategy/Blackboard analytics
    o    Compilation of data and narratives for retention reporting and assessment of CAS advising
    o    Real-time monitoring of enrollment patterns as to inform course scheduling, enrollment caps, and enrollment controls
  • Teach one section of the First-Year Seminar or Sophomore Seminar each semester
  • Advise students declared majors in the BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDIS) program

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires a master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in a university setting. Superior communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.  First-rate computer skills are required, including advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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