Job Positions

Academic Success Coordinator

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Department of Psychology



Date Posted:

Oct 17 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

November 4, 2019

Position Description

The Department of Psychology is seeking to fill the position of Academic Success Coordinator. 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.


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.

A full position description with required and preferred qualifications can be found at:

Application Process

For full consideration, materials must be received by 11:59 pm on November 4, 2019.

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, Fort Collins, CO

Additional Information

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Contact Information

Ginger Lacy-Gill


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with one-year of higher education experience OR 2) a Bachelor’s degree with five 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.