2013 - C148 RETENTION COUNSELOR

Job # 2013-C148
Job Type Contractual
Department Office of Student Success and Retention
Class Code C9003
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full Time 
Hiring Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date December 6, 2013
Closing Date Open Until Filled

 

 Department:     Office of Student Success and Retention

 Duties:  Executes and participates in the retention efforts in the College of Liberal Arts; coordinates the overall student retention activities in their respective college, school, or institute; facilitates, implements, and evaluates retention activities; works with the Dean to create a retention model that is consistent with the Strategic Plan mandated by the Office of Student Success and Retention and the Director; evaluates peer tutoring and skill building, mentoring student development, academic advisement and academic probation; assists with the ACCESS Orientation Program and other campus-wide retention initiatives by proctoring the placement exam and advising first-time students; prepares data reports as requested by the Director; attends and participates in meetings, conferences, and presentations, as requested by the Director; communicates with students by defining and implementing a plan that helps them stay on track in fulfilling degree requirements; provides assistance, and support in clarifying students values and aims; plans academic programs consistent with student interests, abilities, responsibilities, aspirations and educational experiences; collects and maintains data for specific populations; advises students on college policies and procedures; reviews plan of study with students; provides one-on-one sessions; documents daily contact with students; administers a high-level of customer service to ensure student retention; creates a professional and student-centered environment that meets the objectives, mission and goals of the university; maintains a relationship with faculty to address student needs; assists with orientation and registration of first year and transfer students; provides students with current and accurate curricular information and interprets academic policies; provides students with correct academic information regarding the University and requirements for selected degree programs; refers students to institutional services; assists students in the development of course study; and performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications  Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, one year of experience working with post-secondary students.

Preference:      Experience in Higher Education; Knowledge of BANNER.

Requirements:   Knowledge of program or project planning and implementation; knowledge of research and tracking methodologies; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications; skill in the delivery of good customer service; ability to multi-task; and the ability to communicate effectively.

To Apply:  Send letter of interest indicating the Job #2013-C148 and your salary requirement along with the MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA

NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW.