The Advising Center at UC Clermont College (UCC) is searching for a Program Coordinator who can independently plan, design, evaluate, modify and collaborate with both UCC and the University of Cincinnati Online (UCO) to support students in online academic programs.Utilize a student-centered approach to enhance students’ likelihood of retention and success in the College and at the university. Use the degree audit system and the student information system to assist in constructing academic plans for students which allow them to make degree progress while observing the course prerequisite structure of the college. Assist students transitioning into and out of the college. Starting salary for this position is $45,000 annually.
Essential Function: Under general supervision from the director of advising at UCC, support current and prospective students in meeting educational goals.
Work with a team and guide efforts related to managing online students’ academic records including degree audit exceptions as well as academic planning
Provide academic advising services to assigned students regarding departmental, collegiate, and University policies and procedures and programs of study
Create a collaborative working relationship with UC Online representatives to ensure student success
Collaborate with various partners across all UC campuses to provide seamless support to students in online programs at UC Clermont College (UCC)
Work with faculty program directors and coordinators to provide accurate tools for student usage: major maps/curriculum guides, degree audits, etc.
Serve as the UCC Advising Center Retention Specialist and develop appropriate college-wide retention initiatives
Work with university partners to develop strategies, incorporate best practices and create communication campaigns associated with academic advising and retention initiatives
Review and uphold university and departmental rules, policies and procedures
Work to support both college and university-wide efforts
Prioritize projects and manage time as aligned with the critical priorities of the job
Attend related meetings and functions
Perform related duties based on departmental/college need
Manage conflict appropriately. Contribute positively to healthy team dynamics with peers and colleagues
Other duties as assigned as academic advising is a continuous improvement profession
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree and three (3) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience.
The ideal candidate will have excellent management, communication and professional skills; strong team orientation; good analytical and organizational skills; computer literacy using a variety of software products including Microsoft Professional Office, degree audit and electronic student information systems or the ability to learn. Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast paced and ever-changing environment. Evening and weekend hours as well as alternative hours are required due to online student advising needs.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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