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Academic Success Coordinator (FP538A

ODU AP Faculty

Norfolk, Virginia 23529
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The Office of Advising and Transfer Programs at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Academic Success Coordinator (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will serve as a member of Advising and Transfer Programs. The Advisor will coordinate student engagement and success programs in the University to include the Early Alert Response System and other programs for upperclassmen in academic difficulty. The position is also responsible for developing retention initiatives that will assist all students in achieving academic success. The Coordinator is expected to teach at least one section of the University 111, Sophomore Seminar each fall semester. The individual will also meet individually with students who have low GPA and are in jeopardy of not returning to the University. The Coordinator will also be a liaison to specific colleges whose students have not met the requirements to remain in good standing and will do outreach to these students to explore alternative career options. This position will oversee the faculty mentoring for second-year student success. The incumbent will also provide leadership for the Annual College Majors Fair



Required Education: Master’s degree in counseling, public administration, higher education, or other related discipline.


Required Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal skills, including public speaking. Strong written communication skills and skills utilizing technology and assessment. Knowledge of counseling and student development theory. Effective programming and presentation skills. General working knowledge of academic vocabulary. Knowledge of students programs, processes, and procedures including working with “at-risk” populations. Effective organizational skills; versatility and problem-solving skills are a must. Ability to multitask and attend to details and completing job requirements in a dynamic work environment. Experience in counseling and advising students in academic difficulty. Training in use of student information systems. Considerable academic advising experience in a higher education setting. Experience using Banner, Degree Works or comparable programs. Experience with group counseling and teaching.


To apply, please visit select ‘Faculty and Administrative Opportunities’. AA/EOE


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