Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Support Staff Posted On: Thu Aug 22 2019 Job Description:
This is a full-time grant funded position for the development and management of the Chart The Course Program at GCU. The Chart The Course Specialist, reporting to the Director of Student Advocacy and Success, will identify students who are not on target for timely credit completion (mid-semester grading is currently required for all first-year students), offer enrollment to qualifying students (and if space allows, open to all students), and conduct assessments and evaluations before and after each targeted term. The position holder will work with GCU faculty and program directors to assess remedial courses and services and implement improvements designed to improve the credit earning rates for all cohorts leading to improved retention and graduation rates. Specifically, this position is responsible for implementing all facets of the Chart The Course Program and making strategic changes in the delivery after successfully presenting an annual assessment. All aspects of student retention and success initiatives (early warning, midterm grading, blackboard analytics, etc.) will be evaluated for effectiveness in achieving goals by this person.
Funded 100% by the Title III grant.
Manage first and second year retention data.
Implementation of Chart The Course program at GCU and develop expansion initiatives to meet grant deadlines and goals.
Integrate data with common sense strategies to provide all student cohorts opportunities to achieve timely degree completion.
Assess the effectiveness of program in reaching goals for improved retention and graduation rates.
Work collaboratively with faculty and program directors to offer course sin alternative terms (Summer & Winter) to meet goals.
Provide communication plans for engaging the campus and student cohorts in finishing degrees timely.
Recruit, enroll and provide support to program participants.
Develop metrics for identifying participants and assess those metrics annually.
Provide academic coaching to case load of students on probation and early alert referrals.
Design and implement First Year programming.
Hire and supervise peer tutors and student workers.
Analyze survey data and design support programs based on need.
Provide comprehensive program assessment at the end of each year.
Be available to students and faculty during course terms, even when the college is closed for weekends or break periods.
Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
Perform other duties as required by Director.
Masters in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Social Work or another related field.
Knowledge of grant funded programs and services including documenting federal report requirements.
3-5 year experience working with students in a mentoring/advising capacity.
Knowledge of and experience in writing annual assessments of a program.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written).
Experience working with students both individually and in groups, preferably in a college/university setting.
Ability to work with students who have learning disabilities.
Computer proficiency, including MS Word and e-mail; working knowledge of MS Excel preferred; aptitude to learn new software.
Ability and willingness to work evening, weekend and some holiday hours, as necessary.
Internal Number: 114909
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.