Student Success Splst - req# 10824
Student Success Splst
|Working Title||Student Success Splst|
Student Support Services-TRIO (SSS), a 100% federally funded U.S. Department of Education TRIO Program is seeking an energetic, approachable, self-driven individual to serve as a Student Success Specialist. SSS provides the college participant services through educational, social, and cultural experiences to increase graduation rates of low income, first-generation students or students with a disability.
The ideal professional is a problem solver in our fast paced office working with our college students from diverse backgrounds. This individual is passionate about student success and familiar with retention and student coaching strategies. Further, this individual must possess the skills to multi-task, be self-motivated and be flexible in a team oriented environment. Experience with college level academic advising and experience with a college level tutoring and/or mentoring program is a preferred.
This person will be responsible for utilizing technology to maintain documentation, and track student progress, compose and edit, assist in coordinating and organizing social/cultural activities, seminars/workshops, provide students and the community with general program information. The selected individual will provide academic advising; including general education and group requirements; analyzing transcripts; develop academic degree plans; provide information on financial aid; basic college success skills; information on scholarships and graduate school. Daily contact with students and follows up appointments are expected to build rapport. This person will also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Serve as a supportive mentor for advisees. On occasion, weekend and evening hours will be required.
The SSS-TRIO Student Success Specialist. will also be expected to:
This position is multifaceted and impacts many key performance initiatives the university promotes to ensure that students are successful at UNM. As a result, the ability and willingness to collaborate with other departments, academic units, internal/external donors, and other university stakeholders is essential.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Special Programs (429F)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||August 31, 2020|
|Pay||$13.62 - $20.43|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||10/7/2019|
|Application Instructions||For best consideration, please attach a Resume, Cover Letter and proof of any educational degree(s). Official transcripts will be required for hire. Cover letter should highlight your commitment to student success and experience working with under-represented student populations.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.