The Eastern Oregon University’s Student Learning Center Retention Coordinator (RC) focuses on the student onboarding, retention, and persistence of EOU students. The RC provides individualized support for and tracks the retention of historically marginalized students, with a focus on students of color, LGBTQA+, first-generation, low-income, rural, veteran, students with disabilities, provisional admits, probation from suspension, and academic probation students. The RC provides success coaching and college navigation, and develops programming and student supports specific to historically marginalized students, including access to resources, peer tutoring, supplemental instruction, equipment checkout, additional advising, peer mentoring, and workshops.
The RC is a Full-Time, 12-month, full employee benefits eligible position within the Learning Center and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Academic Support.
Eastern Oregon University’s Learning Center, also known as the “LC,” is a vibrant student resource facility located in Loso Hall. The LC is home to an array of academic success programs that offer Eastern students numerous opportunities to master their coursework. All EOU Tutoring Services are free for current EOU students!
Bachelor’s degree in Social science, humanities, education, counseling or other relevant degrees from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
Two (2) years of experience working in a post-secondary environment with a preference for experience with first-year students and/or historically marginalized students.
Two (2) years of experience working with retention initiatives to include student early alert systems and transitional advising or related experience (e.g., academic advising, residence life).
Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.
Set in an historic small town, nestled at the base of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by fertile farmlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, Eastern Oregon University is a great place to work. Eastern Oregon University is committed to students with roots in the inter-mountain rural East. A small intimate academic community, Eastern Oregon was ranked number two in the nation by Consumers Digest magazine as "Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities". With only two thousand students on campus, small intimate classes, and 350 faculty and staff who are passionate about undergraduate and graduate education and serving our rural region, EOU is a very special place.The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs, including: 23 bachelor's degrees and partnership programs offering two bachelor's degrees in nursing and five bachelor's degrees in agriculture; more than 40 different minors; multiple pre-professional programs; and three master's degrees in business, teaching and science in education. Moreover, EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education, offering extended opportunities for over two thousa...nd additional students at 13 centers throughout the state and beyond.Working in an environment where ideas are important, where critical thinking and collaboration are valued, can be exciting, rewarding and challenging. At EOU, you'll work with bright, diverse, and dedicated people, all of whom share a deeply personal commitment to advance and sustain a very special learning environment.