The University Of Nevada, Reno Reynolds School of Journalism (RSJ) is recruiting for a Coordinator of Academic Success. This position is responsible for key projects that support student recruitment, advising, and retention. This includes the oversight of projects such as advanced registration, transfer agreements, implementation of college orientation processes, and academic recovery programs. Additionally, coordinators will oversee assessment, research, analysis, and evaluation of data from Navigate and assessment to help the continual improvement of academic advising. Coordinators also provide traditional academic advising to new, continuing, and transfer students on general advising and graduation requirements. The coordinator reports to the RSJ Associate Dean and helps with projects as assigned.
This position is responsible for key projects that support student recruitment, advising, and retention. This includes the oversight of projects such as advanced registration, transfer agreements, implementation of college orientation processes, and academic recovery programs. Additionally, coordinators will oversee assessment, research, analysis, and evaluation of data from Navigate and assessment to help the continual improvement of academic advising. Coordinators also provide traditional academic advising to new, continuing, and transfer students on general advising and graduation requirements. The coordinator reports to the RSJ Associate Dean and helps with projects as assigned
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The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 21,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. For more information, visit www.unr.edu
The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism helps undergraduate and graduate students turn their passion for storytelling into careers in news, broadcasting and documentary, advertising and public relations, film and media production, Spanish-language media, media studies and visual communication. The school balances enduring values of fair and ethical communication with emerging practices and new technologies. Students prepare for the professional world with experiential learning in the school’s own production centers and agencies as well as with its media partners and go on to make a difference in their communities and across the world through the stories they tell and the causes they support. The Reynolds School is one of 110 fully-accredited U.S. journalism and mass communication programs. Our faculty members include endowed chairs in business journalism, media ethics and science communication.
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