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Academic Success Coordinator

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Horticulture and Landscape Architecture


Colorado State University

Date Posted:

Jul 12 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture is seeking an Academic Success Coordinator (ASC) to strengthen ongoing departmental efforts to provide quality advising, enhance undergraduate student success, and support the campus priority for a diverse and supportive learning environment. This is a 12-month, full time, regular, administrative professional position located in the Student Success Center within the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department. The primary functions of this position are to

  • Assist new students with a successful transition to the university
  • Promote exploration of academic goals/opportunities to ensure selection of an appropriate major
  • Work individually with majors in the department to develop, implement, and monitor a plan of study leading to timely graduation and eventual attainment of career goals
  • Foster student engagement with faculty mentors and departmental programs and activities,
  • Participate in department and college initiatives related to student engagement and advising.

As a member of the advising team, the ASC will work closely with undergraduate programs, other advising staff (within the department and college), and the campus-wide ASC network. This position reports to the Department Head or their designee.


  • Advising (65%)
  • Student Retention and Assessment (25%)
  • Campus Collaboration/Administration (10%)

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Application Process

For full consideration, apply by 07/28/19. See the full position description at This is a 12-month, full time, regular, administrative professional position. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Institution Information

The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture has the unique mission of serving Colorado’s large and diverse green industries. Research, teaching and extension outreach activities in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture focus on the provision of nutritious, safe food and beautiful environments that contribute to all aspects of individual and community health.

Contact Information

Tony Koski, Professor 970-491-7070 office


Required Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Business, Health & Human Science, Liberal Arts, Landscape Architecture or design-related fields, Natural Sciences, Natural Resources, Vet Med & Biological Sciences or related field from an accredited institution
  • Two year’s demonstrated experience in an advising or mentoring role
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a computerized environment using web-based software and data management systems
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Occasional evening and weekend work will be requested

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree(s) emphasis in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or closely related field.
  • Advanced degree(s) in a STEM and/or counseling, advising, student affairs related discipline
  • Strong working knowledge of horticulture and/or landscape architecture through experience, background, and/or education
  • Strong communications and presentation skills relevant to the student experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaborative teams
  • Demonstrated interest and/or ability to summarize and quantitatively analyze data