The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College (UCBA) invites applications for a Program Manager for Student Success. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio, located in Blue Ash, Ohio with an enrollment of approximately 5000 students. The Program Manager is central to creating and promoting a welcoming campus climate at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College and coordinating programs to support the success of all students. Specifically, the Program Manager will oversee initiatives to support Cincinnati Public School graduates into and through their studies at UC.
The Program Manager of Student Success will
Supervise all success coaches who work directly with first-year students
Coordinate onboarding and on-going training for success coaches
Manage database of student groups, including coaching assignments and reports:
Incoming students’ success coaching assignments
Student engagement in workshops and 1:1 meetings
On-going observation of student engagement overall
Post-term reports on engagement and success after each semester
Addition of new students and removal of unenrolled students each term
Capacity to gather, monitor, analyze, utilize and present data to impact timely support of students and continuous program improvement
Manage logistics of Student Success Workshops each semester, including: revising curriculum and logistics
Coordinate additional success initiatives introduced to UCBA for example, coordinate a student mentoring program which includes: recruiting, matching, training, ongoing support, events, data, troubleshooting, and more
Help identify and escalate critical student issues to appropriate departments
Serve as success coach for small caseload of ~25 students
Work with university partners to administer other programs at the college.
Serve as Access and Student Success liaison for CPS Initiatives at the University
50% - Management of Success Coaching Program (and related success initiatives at UCBA)
20% - Liaison for (access and student success initiatives) initiatives at UCBA and Clifton campus
20% - Management of Mentoring Program
5% - Meetings and ongoing training
5% - Other duties as assigned
Bachelors' degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years’ experience; -OR- seven (7) years’ experience.
Experience must be in program development.
Experience may require at least one (1) year of supervision
The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs, Counseling or a related/similar field.
Additionally, they will have experience working in a position directly responsible for facilitating student success whether as practitioner or leader.
Other Ideal Qualifications are
Demonstrated experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse students or populations preferably in a college or university setting; knowledge of educational barriers facing underrepresented students, ability to create partnerships in university and surrounding local communities, demonstrated program/event planning and management experience; experience as a supervisor; strength and experience in data management; comfortable with the use of technology including Microsoft Office applications.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply for the Program Manager for Student Success position, please apply online at jobs.uc.edu. Applicants must upload the following to their application 1.) a cover letter that describes how are you uniquely qualified for this position, 2.) a resume, and 3.) a list of at least three references including contact information.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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