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Academic Success Coordinator

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Department of Psychology


Colorado State University

Date Posted:

Oct 22 2021 7:40PM

Close Date:

Nov 8 2021

Position Description

The Academic Success Coordinator plays a critical and supportive role in strengthening departmental efforts to provide quality advising and promote undergraduate student success. This position supports an innovative and holistic approach to providing students with the assistance, guidance, and resources necessary to be successful. A full position description with required and preferred qualifications can be found at:


The primary functions include 1) fostering the successful transition of the student to the university environment, 2) encouraging student major and career exploration, 3) fostering student engagement with faculty, and 4) promoting timely graduation.

Application Process

To apply, submit 1) a cover letter describing your education, experience, qualifications and skills specifically related to position description, 2) a résumé, 3) phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three references, and 4) a diversity statement demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion to:

Institution Information
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

Additional Information

This position requires in-person work during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. A full position description with required and preferred qualifications can be found at:

Contact Information

Ginger Lacy-Gill (970) 491-6363


Required Qualifications

- 1) Master’s degree with one-year of higher education experience OR 2) a Bachelor’s degree with three years higher education experience advising or supporting students.
- The individual must have experience working directly with students in a college/university setting providing academic advising, or conducting student development activities/student affairs such as orientation, diversity support services, or career services.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in college student personnel, psychology, counseling, higher education, communications, education, human services, natural sciences or a related field.
• Self-motivated team player with demonstrated ability to be successful in a fast-paced work environment.
• Experience mentoring and advising college students.
• Demonstrated understanding of student development and awareness of the transition issues of students entering and progressing through higher education.
• Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.
• Experience coordinating and communicating with campus organizations and departments from both academic and student affairs.
• Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, presentation, writing and technical/computer skills.
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines and demonstrated ability to do detailed work.
• Familiarity with Microsoft office programs, as well as other university data systems.
• Teaching, leading large groups, or public speaking experience.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.