Cardinal Coach, Student Retention Manager 498445
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 498445
Department: College of Business Dept
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Lamar University's College of Business (CoB) seeks a Cardinal Coach to lead the college's undergraduate student retention efforts. Working with CoB departments and the University Advising Center (UAC), the Coach will identify students at risk of voluntary or involuntary withdrawal from the university and develop individualized plans to help these students achieve success in their field of study. The Coach will establish the CoB student retention office, manage all CoB student retention efforts, conduct related research and data analysis, and liaison with CoB departments, the UAC, and the University's student retention office. The Coach will create a supportive and inviting atmosphere that does not penalize students in need of help and support.
Job Description Responsibilities include:
Job Specifications Qualifications:
Bachelors degree required (social sciences, psychology, education degrees preferred)
Two (2) years of higher education counseling/advising experience
Desire to help students
Data management and analysis skills
Proficiency in basic productivity software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database software
Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prepare written reports on student success
Graduate degree a plus
Licensed Professional Counselor or similar certification(s) a plus
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 05/14/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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