Job Positions

First-Year Experience Program Coordinator

Categories: South Central Region 7


Office for Student Success


Texas A&M University

Date Posted:

Sep 2 2021 1:09PM

Close Date:

Sep 30 2021

Position Description

The Office for Student Success is seeking a Program Coordinator for the First-Year Experience to coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of programs that empower first year students to succeed academically and support university goals of improved retention, graduation, and time to degree rates. Reporting to the Director for the First-Year Experience, this position supports the development and implementation of Texas A&M's first-year seminar program, Hullabaloo U, that serves over 10,000 first-year students. We are looking for someone who enjoys leading initiatives for students in transition, values collaboration, and has a student-centered mindset. A positive attitude and the ability to communicate effectively are crucial for success in this position. Our selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.


Application Process


Institution Information

Texas A&M is a research one public institution located in College Station, TX.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Meredith Malnar -


Required Qualifications

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; Two years of experience in program administration, student affairs, or other relevant higher education experience; Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others; Strong verbal and written communication skills; and this position will include some evening and weekend work.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field; Three years of experience working with first-year programs, new student orientation, or similar student transition program in a college or university setting; Demonstrated experience in meeting the needs of college students from diverse backgrounds; Experience supervising or advising student groups; Teaching experience; Experienced trainer and/or facilitator; Knowledge of programs for students in transition; Familiarity with the first-year student experience; and Familiarity with assessment and evaluation of learning and program effectiveness.