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Program Coordinator - Academic Affairs

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Academic Affairs


West Virginia University

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Position Description

The Office of Student Success in the Center for Learning, Advising, and Student Success is seeking applications for a Program Coordinator position. Under the general supervision of the Director, the Program Coordinator assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the First Year Pathway Program. This program is designed to help provisionally admitted students build a solid academic foundation through specialized advising, programming, and a first-year seminar course.


  • Design, coordinate and implement academic support programs with a primary focus on First Year Pathway students.
  • Serve as an academic advisor for underprepared first-time freshmen.
  • Serve as an instructor for first-year seminar course and other support courses as appropriate. 
  • Implement specific strategies and programs to promote academic success and retention initiatives, including a summer bridge program.
  • Collaborate with other units on campus to develop strategic communication plans and special initiatives to increase participation in academic support programs.
  • Coordinate with faculty, staff, and administrators to plan, organize and implement co-curricular activities (e.g., First/Mid-Year Academy, Mid-semester Programs, and Academic Probation Programs, etc.).
  • Research data and nationally/regionally recognized support programs to help support student success initiatives.
  • Oversee, train and mentor graduate assistants as it pertains to First-Year Pathways.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

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Institution Information

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration, teacher education, student personnel administration, counseling or other related field
  • Two (2) years of experience working at a college or university with undergraduate students, specifically in advising and teaching, or related experience in higher education

Preferred Qualifications