Montclair State University

  • Academic Program Coordinator (Multiple Positions)

    Job Locations US-NJ-Montclair
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2018 3:27 PM)
    ID
    2018-1766
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Academic Affairs
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Academic Programming of University College, an Academic Program Coordinator is a member of the founding team of professionals charged with realizing the mission of a new College which will be the formal academic home for approximately 2,500 students who are not yet matriculated into a major in one of the University’s other colleges or schools.  In undertaking this responsibility, Academic Program Coordinators will assist in the development, coordination, implementation, and assessment of a variety of activities designed to assist University College students in their transition to University life and in the enhancement of their ability to benefit from the programs and resources of the University.

    Responsibilities

    • The development and implementation of a wide array of experiences and activities that acclimate students to the University, that create a welcoming and supportive environment for students, and that create a bond to University College and a shared identity with fellow College students; and
    • The development and implementation of activities and experiences that enable University College students to make good use of all the resources of the University and that mature their understanding of the nature of university study.

    Qualifications

    PREFERRED:

    • A master's degree;
    • Knowledge about issues related to undergraduate student success, and demonstrated capacity and commitment to maintaining currency in emerging theory, practice, and innovations in the field;
    • Several years’ experience in academic and/or student development work in a large university with a highly diverse student population;
    • Knowledge and facility with software applications that support student advising, the tracking of student progress, and the assessment of services for students, or the aptitude and strong interest to learn to use such technology;
    • Demonstrated commitment to student success;
    • Ability to work as a constructive member of a professional team and a strong appreciation of the value of collaboration;
    • Excellent communication skills; and
    • The energy and enthusiasm to participate with others in the creation of a new College.

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