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Student Success Instructor and Student Advocate

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular

 

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

 

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

 

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

 

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

 

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:CLSS | Student Success Center

 

Department's Website:https://success.uark.edu/Summary of Job Duties:The Student Success Center at the University of Arkansas is seeking a creative, self-motivated, energetic individual to join our student-centered team.

 

The Student Success Instructor and Student Advocate will teach one and two-hour Student Success courses; serve as a student success coach and advocate for students who are referred to the Student Success Center and a program advisor for at least 120 Student Success program participants. This role in particular will work within the Student Success Activities program and will conduct student outreach efforts based on data from the UA's early alert systems, e.g., UASuccess flags, attendance data, UACares referrals, and Blackboard grading information.

 

Essential job duties:

 

Maintains regular contact with students in their outreach network.

 

Assists with data collection and implements assessment of reactive outreach strategies.

 

Creates and manages alerts in the Starfish retention system.

 

Maintains an effective communication system with students.

 

Reviews academic standing of students for possible intervention, support, and referrals.

 

Awareness of unique advocate and coaching needs of diverse sub-populations of students.Qualifications:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

An earned master's degree at the time of teaching appointment from a nationally recognized and accredited higher education institution

 

At least two years of experience coaching, supporting, or mentoring college students

 

Experience with presentations and/or teaching

 

Experience working with a diverse student population

 

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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3067604

Posted On: Sep 25, 2021

Updated On: Sep 25, 2021