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Academic Success Coordinator

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Animal Science


Colorado State University

Date Posted:

Sep 30 2022 11:25AM

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Position Description

The Department of Animal Sciences 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 Department of Animal Sciences. The primary functions of this position are to: 1) assist new students with a successful transition to the University; 2) promote exploration of academic goals/opportunities to ensure selection of an appropriate major; 3) work individually with Animal Sciences and Equine Sciences majors to develop, implement, and monitor a plan of study leading to timely graduation and eventual attainment of career goals; 4) foster student engagement with faculty mentors and departmental programs and activities, and 5) participate in department and college initiatives related to student engagement and advising. As a member of the Student Success Team, the ASC will be supervised by the director of 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.


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Application Process

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Institution Information

Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Corrie Oleson:


Required Qualifications


A completed bachelor’s degree by start date. Demonstrated interest in and passion for supporting students in achieving their academic goals. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to do detailed work, prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment. Demonstrated ability to work in a computerized environment using web-based software and data management systems. Evidence of ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making in working with vulnerable populations. Candidates are expected to demonstrate and advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, consistent with college and institutional values. Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date. Occasional evening and weekend work will be requested; limited travel to an annual conference will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in animal sciences, equine sciences, natural science, animal behavior, agriculture, student affairs, education, counseling or closely related field Advanced degree(s) in animal sciences, equine sciences or closely related field. Demonstrated experience advising and or mentoring. Understanding of student development, academic policies and degree requirements in higher education. Ability to create a welcoming environment, build rapport, and work well with diverse populations. Interest and ability to summarize, analyze, and interpret data relevant to assigned responsibilities. Knowledge of higher education and/or other academic advising systems Excel spreadsheet data management skills.