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Non-Academic Program Coordinator

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Natural Sciences


The University of Texas at Austin

Date Posted:

May 13 2022 5:06PM

Close Date:

July 13 2022

Position Description

To provide outreach, support and intervention to College of Natural Sciences students experiencing nonacademic issues. Provide training and resources to CNS students and advising staff to educate them on non-academic assistance such as professor notifications, referrals to medical and mental health centers, grief groups, and addiction counseling offered by the College, the University, and the community. Ensure the priorities of the College and Undergraduate Education are incorporated into all aspects of the position, including student-centeredness, diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Meet with CNS students individually to assist with non-academic issues (unexpected life problems including medical, mental health, addiction, financial duress, natural disaster, legal/criminal and victim of crime) by providing information, and referrals to campus and local resources; notification to professors of documented non-academic absences/emergency situations; assist student with appeal process for non-academic and medical drops and withdrawals; consult with faculty, Counseling/Mental Health Center, University Health Services, Services for Students with Disabilities, Student Emergency Services and other agency departments as needed. Perform exit interviews with withdrawing students, and re-entry interviews with all CNS students returning from either withdrawal or dismissal. Walk students through the readmission process, ensure they have a strong understanding of their academic standing and appropriate next steps, and consult with them regarding their plan of action for addressing the non-academic issues that led to withdrawal/dismissal. Serve on CNS appeals committee, ensuring equal access and equitable review for all students that participate in the appeals process. Process the paperwork for approved appeals, including student notification. Serve on CNS student-facing mental health working group, assisting with moving initiatives forward to support CNS students. Compile and review data on CNS student non-academic needs to inform decisions on programs, outreach, and priorities. Other duties as assigned

Application Process

3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience coordinating or administering a program. Accuracy, attention to detail, decision making, critical thinking, and problem solver. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to take Initiative & work independently. Ability to build strong working relationships intra- and inter-departmentally. Demonstrated understanding of counseling/social work. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Background or experience in counseling, social work, psychology or other social science. Master’s degree. Working knowledge of DSM V-TR. Experience working with college students. Case management experience