Job Description - Coordinator, First Year Services
Description View created on 09/01/2014
Coordinator, First Year Services
Supervisor, Student Life
To coordinate the Texas Grants (TG) First Year Experience (FYE) Grant for the Office of Student Life. This is a grant funded position for 2.5 years.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates the First Year Experience (FYE) Grant by organizing, developing and implementing marketing, recruitment, placement, and assessment.
Collects, organizes, and reports all information in compliance with grant mandates.
Meets regularly with Supervisor and Director to evaluate and plan grant activities.
Assists in negotiating, reviewing, and updating contracts and agreements with community partners. Meets with key partnership personnel, provides annual statistics and reports, assists with logistical changes, and improvements to programs. May include managing a program budget and purchasing books, supplies, and testing materials.
Evaluates and maintains records such as test scores and statistics, class contact hours, attendance, instructor comments, and class grades. Assists with student intake, orientations, tracking and other events that pertain to the promotion and recruitment of students.
Provides assistance to students, staff, instructors, and ACC and partner agencies with issues arising in the classroom and provides solutions with measurable outcomes.
Collaborates with ACC and community partners, to ensure smooth functioning of the program.
Meets with College-wide staff and faculty to develop FYE communities, programming, to identify effective strategies, and pursue First Year support practices.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Student development principles, practices, and theories.
Best practices in implementing contextualized instruction and learning communities.
Learning assessment techniques and practices.
Effective recruitment and retention methodologies.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.
Work is routinely performed in office environments.
Two years related experience working with diverse populations in an educational setting, adult education, or college level workforce education.
Reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.