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Student Success Coordinator (3 Positions)

Title Student Success Coordinator (3 Positions)
Categories Administrative and Professional Career Postings
Search # AA-0039-23
Employee Type Full-time Professional
Department Advising and Academic Enhancement
Status Accepting Applications
Position Summary

Boise State University invites interested applicants for three open Student Success Coordinator positions in the Advising and Academic Enhancement (AAE) department, to become part of a dynamic, innovative team to continue advancing student success at our Metropolitan Research University of Distinction.  The Student Success Coordinators will foster university-wide partnerships to effectively, systematically, and proactively foster student success.

Working collaboratively, the Student Success Coordinators will:

  • Provide critical specialized, coordinated, and centralized support to units across campus that engage in undergraduate student advising, academic support, and persistence and degree attainment efforts. 
  • Analyze, problem solve, communicate, and connect resources university-wide.
  • Develop and provide training, ongoing professional development, and supervision of student staff (tutors, learning assistants and/or peer advisors) as well as provide direct support to students through advising, facilitating workshops, and teaching lower division student success courses.
  • Assess all related programs for intended outcomes, effectiveness and efficiency, and improve programs and systems accordingly.

This position has many facets and each day brings different circumstances and situations.  Incumbent must be able to think quickly and respond to university, student, and staff needs.  This position reports to the Director of Advising and Academic Enhancement and supervises student employees.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience and five (5) years of experience; knowledge of higher education and best practices related to student success – academic advising, assisting students in transition, providing academic support, effective retention/persistence to graduation strategies
  • Required skills –
    • High level analytical, problem solving, and coordination skills
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills will be needed for cross-unit partnerships
  • Effective interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in an area related to teaching, learning, higher-education programing (student or academic affairs)
  • Experience –
    • Providing student support and fostering learning (academic advising or tutoring)
    • Data analysis, planning, and coordination and implementation of multiple projects
    • Training and/or teaching
    • Mentoring and supervising student staff
  • Successful role in advising and academic enhancement programs that promote student success

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  This position is a full-time, 12-month administrative position.  Anticipated started date is May 13, 2013.

An excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees. Click here for more information.

If This Sounds Like the Job for You

Completed applications, including a letter of application indicating your interest and qualifications for the position, a resume, and contact information for a minimum of three professional references, should be emailed in Word format (if possible) to Timothy Squires at or mailed to:

Timothy Squires

Search #AA-0039-23

Boise State University

1910 University Drive

Boise, ID  83725-1150 

Screening of applicants will begin March 5, 2013, and continue until finalists are identified.  Applications received after that point may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool.

Close Date March 5, 2013
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