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Student Success Coordinator

Categories: Northwest Region 8


College of Engineering


Oregon State University

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Position Description

The College of Engineering is seeking a Student Success Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.Reporting to the College of Engineering’s new Assistant Dean—Academic Programs, the Coordinator’s purpose is to improve the academic success of all undergraduate Engineering students, to operate the academic integrity program, and advance the college’s coordination of scholarships and awards. The Coordinator designs and implements activities that improve student experience, retention, and degree completion. The Coordinator also builds and administers tools to evaluate the efficacy of improvement efforts.The College is committed to building a community of faculty, students, and staff that is increasingly more inclusive, collaborative, diverse, and centered on student success. As such, we seek applicants who will broaden our capacity to advance student success across individual identities, and facilitate the continuous improvement of teaching and learning in the College.


50% – Student Success Program Administration

  • Design, implement, and assess strategies to improve student academic performance, persistence, and retention.
  • This includes coordinating and managing tutoring, supplemental instruction, study tables, learning assistant training, etc.
  • Partner with COE, campus and community stakeholders in creation and deployment of interventions.
  • Identify barriers to success with focus on historically underrepresented student populations.
  • Craft and monitor status reports that indicate students who may be at risk.
  • Notify students who reach pre-determined performance thresholds.
  • Refer students to campus resources beyond academic counseling.

30% – Coordinate Academic Integrity Program

  • Operates Engineering’s academic integrity program.
  • Performs fact-finding and documents results; advocates for students and faculty in the AD process.
  • Recommends fair, consistent and defensible actions.
  • Tracks and reports on AD statistics.
  • Works with Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards to develop systems.
  • Refers at-risk students to University and community resources.

10% – Scholarship and Awards Management

  • Advocates and monitors for diversity and equal access across scholarships and awards.
  • Coordinates application and awards of scholarships and fellowships; monitors scholarship funds.
  • Liaises with campus and COE stakeholders to assure award compliance.
  • Projects scholarship award amounts and verifies donor criteria before awarding.
  • Manages and approves fund disbursement; audits accounts.
  • Oversees scholarship fundraising and donor recognitions.
  • Collects scholarship data and prepares reports for college and campus stakeholders.

10% – Collaboration

  • Collaborate with School, College, and campus student service personnel to develop programs and events beneficial to all students’ success.
  • Represent COE on select committees and task forces as assigned.

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Contact Information

Jennifer Cohen at 541-737-6292


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, student services or a related field.
  • Experience working effectively with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, and in the promotion and enhancement of diversity in the workplace.
  • Experience working with academically at-risk students in an advisory capacity.
  • Experience engaging in full cycle assessment including developing learning outcomes, assessing program effectiveness, and writing reports.
  •  Proficiency in email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software such as Microsoft Office or Google Apps.
  • Experience planning and implementing educational programming and/or other events to improve student success.
  • Experience working with students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent short- and long-term projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a field related to position.
  • Experience developing and administering evaluation tools such as surveys.
  • Experience performing basic statistical analysis.
  • Experience in academic advising.
  • Experience working with college students in technical fields.