Responsibilities: 1.Student Advising. Provide academic, financial aid and career advising and personal support for TRIO-eligible students. Assess student eligibility for the TRIO Student Ability Services program. Conduct a needs assessment and develop individual support plans for qualified students. Collect and analyze data for use in writing the grant proposal and annual performance reports and for use in evaluating program outcomes and future program needs. 2.Tutoring Coordination. Coordinate tutoring and supplemental instruction programs in coordination with Tutoring Services within the assigned budget parameters. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring tutors. Complete all paperwork and processes related to the employment of tutors in consultation with the Business and Financial Aid Offices. 3.Workshop Coordination. Develop, coordinate, and implement program activities which enhances in significant ways the engagement, college success, retention, and graduation of eligible students. Programming activities may include orientation, academic success, tutoring/mentoring, financial literacy, scholarships, learning communities, service learning, personal and professional development, social/cultural, and other retention activities to meet needs. Includes supervision of student employees and volunteers. Design strategies to promote, identify, select and follow-up with eligible students. Ensure retention and graduation rates of participants meet or exceed the approved measurable objectives. 4.Warrior Success Center Liaison. Serve as the Liaison to the WSU Warrior Success Center Access Services division. Collaborate regularly with Access Services staff to facilitate referrals and to provide mutual support of students with documented disabilities. Develop, implement, and promote support groups for targeted groups of students with disabilities (i.e., students with ADHD or depression). 5.Assessment. Participate in TRIO Student Ability Services program evaluation and assessment. Participate in periodic reviews and departmental self-study of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) to enhance future program development and to ensure that the program is consistent with WSU's mission, vision, and goals. Coordinate the annual program evaluation for participating students and other stakeholders. 6.Transitions Coordinator. Serve as the transition coordinator for student participants who are enrolled in Improving Reading, Study Skills and/or Orientation 100 classes. Facilitate the transition of incoming TRIO eligible transfer students to WSU. Facilitate the entry of students into graduate and professional schools by providing workshops and resources on how to select, apply for, and finance post-graduate education. Conduct exit interviews with Ability Student Services students leaving WSU. 7.Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of WSU. Including but not limited to participating on committees and work groups, managing an assigned operating budget, and participating in professional development opportunities.
Two (2) years of experience in federal TRIO programs or related experience with college students with disabilities.
Experience in academic advising and student services in higher education such as financial aid advising, retention programs, or workshop coordination
Training and/or experience in programming that promotes student success in higher education
Knowledge of academic support strategies and methods
Experience working with diverse populations in higher education
Knowledge of retention theory and practice
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work with students to establish trust
Flexible hours for evening responsibilities related to conferences and workshops
Occasional weekend work
Occasional overnight travel
Must be able to travel independently
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's
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About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.