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Coordinator, Privateer Pathways Program

Categories: South Central Region 7


Academic Affairs


The University of New Orleans

Date Posted:

Mar 2 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:

April 1, 2018

Position Description

The University of New Orleans’ Privateer Pathways Program supports the success of academically underprepared students by providing year-round mentoring, guidance, and academic support. The Coordinator of the Privateer Pathways program is responsible for assisting with the daily operations and administrative functions of the program.


  • Partnering and working closely with Academic Affairs, Enrollment Services, Student Affairs, and other campus stakeholders to garner support and participation in Privateer Pathways programming
  • Corresponding with participants about the program during the post-admission/pre-orientation period
  • Providing information to program participants and connecting participants to various campus resources to improve academic performance
  • Assisting participants with their course scheduling
  • Collaborating with faculty, students, and staff to coordinate educational and community-building activities for participants
  • Preparing and presenting academic workshops for participants, meeting one-on-one with participants
  • Partnering with academic departments, First-Year Advising, , and the registrar to schedule Pathways courses
  • Providing faculty training on best-practices for teaching high-risk students
  • Creating and disseminating weekly, semester, and yearly reports
  • Tracking student performance and program participation
  • Compiling data on outcome evaluations, student recruitment, enrollment, and retention
  • Upkeep of Pathways website and marketing materials
  • Chairing the Pathways committee, and representing Pathways on other University-level committees
  • Assisting in identifying appropriate proposals for external funding
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Process

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Institution Information

The University of New Orleans is a comprehensive urban research university committed to providing educational excellence to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. The University is one of the region's foremost public resources, offering a variety of world-class, research-based programs, advancing shared knowledge and adding to the region's industry, culture and economy. The University of New Orleans, as a global community asset, serves national and international students and enhances the quality of life in New Orleans, the state, the nation, and the world, by participating in a broad array of research, service learning, cultural and academic activities.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Associate Provost,


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in higher education, counseling, or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience advising and/or mentoring students to assist in their academic success.
  • Demonstrated experiencing and commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience advising and/or mentoring students to assist in their academic success.
  • At least 2 years of planning and/or coordinating events and workshops for college students.
  • Demonstrated understanding of student development and awareness of factors that may impact academic performance: social, academic, financial, health, family, and personal factors.
  • Demonstrated experience working with academically underprepared college students.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement programs focused on developing communities among students.
  • Proficiency in working with customer relations management systems and student information systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, Workday, Campus/Navigator platforms).
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.