Job Positions

Coordinator of Student Academic Integration

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Institution:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Date Posted:

8/19/14

Close Date:


9/2/2014

Position Description
The Coordinator of Student Academic Integration will coordinate and promote progressive programming that is geared toward university-wide partnerships to enhance undergraduate student success. The Coordinator will strive to become integrated as a leadership consultant across Academic Affairs and Student Affairs. In this consulting role, he or she will serve as an expert voice in enriching all aspects of the student experience and ensuring that undergraduate students who enter UNLV have the opportunity to succeed through focused, intentional, cross-disciplinary academic programs and interventions. Also, the Coordinator will assess variables of persistence and retention at UNLV as it relates to informing data-driven academic support programs across the university, such as improved first year programming, the UNLV Creates Series, academic programming for transfer students, academic career mapping/tracking, career development strategies, and broader efforts of student transition. 

Duties
The goals of the Coordinator of Student Success Initiatives will be focused in the following areas: continuing UNLV's commitment to access and diversity, renewing UNLV's focus on academic attainment, improving communication and programming aimed at levels of college preparedness for admitted students, leading the university-wide academic career mapping initiative, negotiating collaborations across Student Affairs and Academic Affairs for students to develop their academic and professional career trajectories, enhancing programs that work toward academic progress, graduation rates and time-to graduation, reducing excess credits, reducing student debt, enhancing student and alumni satisfaction, improving student progression rates to graduate school, improving career placement and competitiveness in the marketplace, and assessing the effectiveness of academic advising and academic support in developmental and intervention programs.

Institution Information
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.

Application Process
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Contact Information
Patricia Lozano McCrory
Email: patricia.lozano@unlv.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
The Student Academic Integration Coordinator will have earned a master's degree and a minimum of three years of relevant experience in a higher education setting. Related, the Coordinator will possess relevant work experience in Academic Affairs and/or Student Affairs in ways that directly demonstrate successful partnerships across students, faculty, and administration. In addition, the Coordinator will possess experience with assessment instruments and report writing, particularly as it relates to improving the quality of the college student experience, persistence, retention, academic career development, and completion. Next, the coordinator will possess technology skills, such as webpage development, and vision for integrated delivery systems including technology. Also, the Coordinator will be able to document and describe successful experience(s) in working as a team member toward a university level endeavor in which he or she served in a leadership capacity. Finally, the Coordinator will possess events planning experience, particularly as it relates to establishing university-wide partnerships aimed at academic success.

Preferred Qualifications
See required qualifications.