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Coordinator of Student Support Services

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Student Support Services


Mississippi State University

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Position Description

Assist eligible low-income college students, first generation college students, and college students with disabilities to succeed in completing their college education.  Counsels, advises, networks and advocates for students.  The major objective of the program is to retain students until graduation.


1. Processes student applications to assure information is complete and accurate.
2. Determines eligibility for participation in the program by reviewing the applicant’s income, first generation, or disability status.
3. Enters Student Support Services and Disability Support Services student information into a database and maintains the information for as long as the applicant participates in the program.
4. Counsels and advises, networks, and advocates for students.  Develops learning and academic workshops, and monitors students’ progress.
5. Generates and submits Student Affairs Annual Report, Institutional Effectiveness Assessment Report, and TRIO Annual Performance Report.
6. Provides technical assistance to the departments.
7. Assists Disability Support Services with test pickup, proctoring, and delivery.
8. Perform related duties as assigned.

Application Information

Institution Information

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Apply online at with cover letter and resume to Mrs. Julie Capella, Director, Student Support Services


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.

  • Three years direct experience.

  • Proficient with technology - specifically Access and Excel.

  • Excellent oral an written communication skills

  • Current knowledge of socio-economic challenges

Preferred Qualifications