Pay Range: $21.12 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Student Retention/VandalStar Coordinator facilitates and supports the implementation and ongoing usage of a university-wide student success/retention support software called VandalStar (Hobson's Starfish). VandalStar is a key component in the University of Idaho's retention strategy and in meeting the Idaho State Board of Education's proactive advising initiative.
The Student Retention/VandalStar Coordinator acts university-wide to coordinate training, daily operations, functional development and testing, internal and external communications, and marketing for VandalStar. The position also serves as back-up academic advisor during peak advising times or staff transition and supports University-wide student retention and success programming.
This position reports to the Associate Director for Advising (Student Success) within the University Advising Services department.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalency Two (2) years of demonstrated experience in a higher education setting (academic advising, student services, student affairs, student support and/or student retention efforts). Demonstrated experience compiling and analyzing data. Demonstrated experience presenting information to individuals and groups.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors or masters degree with a preference for a masters degree. Experience in project management. Experience developing training materials and delivering training. Providing academic advising in a higher education setting. Ability to work successfully with a diverse group of people, including students, family, staff, faculty, and administrators.
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Posting Number: SP002868P
Posting Date: 06/18/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before July 5, 2021 will receive first consideration.
The posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.
Please submit a resume and detailed letter of qualification addressing each required and preferred qualification.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.