Academic Coordinator, Student Support Services
Minnesota State Colleges & Universities - Mankato, MN

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Student Support Services provides academic services to students who qualify based on income level, first generation college student, or disability. The Academic Coordinator serves a caseload of 70-80 students and provides academic advising including course advising, program selection, registration, financial aid advising, career advising, etc. This individual is also responsible for developing curriculum and teaching academic seminars and workshops as well as for making that curriculum available through online resources. In addition, this individual plans and coordinates various day trips and overnight trips which focus on career exploration and graduate school preparation.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in counseling, developmental studies or related field by start date.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience advising or teaching in a postsecondary setting.
  • Recent experience in academic advising or other aspects of student services at the postsecondary level.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to advise students regarding university delivery systems such as registration, academic requirements, financial aid, and university policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students, faculty and staff in a university setting.
  • Familiarity with disabilities and appropriate accommodations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and coordinate academic programs and events.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Understanding of the university educational system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.