Under the supervision of the Director of Cross Campus Advising Initiatives, the First Year Experience (FYE) Coordinator collaborates with colleagues within and outside the Division to develop, refine, and sustain outreach to and support of students once they matriculate into OSU. This position coordinates FYE curriculum and serves as a bridge between first year curricular efforts within OSU’s undergraduate colleges and centralized university-wide FYE efforts to the end of adding consistency and targeted focus to better support first year student integration and success at OSU. The position works with campus partners to coordinate a communication plan targeting first year students and develop first year transition programming. The FYE Coordinator supports, instigates, and contributes to data tracking and assessment related to the experiences of first year students at OSU. They also contribute content expertise and facilitation for FYE presentations and workshops. This position also supports the broader Cross Campus Advising Initiatives.
33% – Coordinate First Year Experience curriculum
17% University-Wide First Year Experience initiatives
25% – Support of Targeted First Year Experience elements of the Cross Campus Advising Initiatives
20% – General Support of Cross Campus Advising Initiatives (broadly defined)
5% Expand and enhance multicultural/cross-cultural competency and diversity efforts in the Office of Academic Achievement and the university
Oregon State is an international public research university located in Corvallis, one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations as well.With $441 million in external research funding in 2017, a second consecutive year of record-breaking growth, Oregon State accounts for more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined.With 11 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon’s 36 counties, a statewide economic footprint of $2.371 billion and an impact that reaches across the state and beyond. (source: http://oregonstate.edu/about)
• Master’s Degree in College Student Services Administration, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, or related fields.
• Experience working with First Year university students.
• Demonstrated experience in academic advising or academic counseling of undergraduate students.
• Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Strong organizational and presentation skills
• Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with and on diverse teams.
• This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
• In depth knowledge of the First Year student population and issues faced by students in transition.
• Experience in classroom pedagogy, curriculum design, and assessment.
• Experience teaching in higher education.
• Experience with report writing with higher education
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible, adaptable, and thrive in a workplace with shifting priorities and landscapes.