Plays a major role in the success and retention of first year students by teaching YSU 1500: Success Seminar, advising first-year students, and supporting all First Year Student Services student success programs and services, including Orientation, student registration, and the Peer Leader program.
At least a bachelor's degreefroman accredited college or university and one year of experience working in a student services position on a college or university campus.
Master's degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs or related field; experience in program planning, development, and implementation experience; experience in student leader supervision; experience using case management technology; experience working with programs focused on developing grit, growth mindset, mental resilience, or other persistence based interventions; direct experience with students in transition; experience using Banner Student Information System; proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; ability to use different avenues of communication. Experience teaching at the college level is strongly preferred.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system. Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engin...eering, and Mathematics. Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.