(Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media)
Department: El Centro
Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media.
Full Time, Continuing Position
The Learning Support/Resource Center Coordinator at Northeastern Illinois University El Centro campus is a full-time, continuing position that is primarily responsible for the planning and coordination of the operation of the Learning Resource Center tutoring/learning activities. This position will regularly interface with faculty, staff, administrators and collaborators across the university, but especially with the Learning Support Center at the main campus. Other responsibilities include working with students at El Centro in order to provide educationally purposeful experiences that focus on student learning, engagement, that will help students persistence, retention and success. The incumbent will also be responsible for other initiatives, as well, program assessment and evaluation and submission of reports. This position requires a flexible work schedule that will include weekend and evening hours, as required by El Centro campus needs.
About Northeastern Illinois University
Founded in 1867, NEIU has a rich tradition of educational innovation and prides itself on preparing teachers and administrators who make a difference in Chicago. That tradition continues to this day and has expanded to include an array of academic disciplines, allowing the University to embrace fully the community in which it resides. NEIU is regarded as the most diverse public comprehensive university in the Midwest and is designated by the United States Department of Education as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Diversity is an important factor in the character of this urban institution and in the social fabric of the student body. NEIU has an enrollment of 10,000 students, and ALANA students represent nearly 60% of the student body. Located on 67 acres in an attractive residential area on the northwest side of Chicago, the University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business. The University has additional campuses in the metropolitan area: The Carruthers Center for Inner city Studies, El Centro, and the Center for College Access and Success (formerly the Chicago Teachers' Center). The University is also a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Newsweek magazine named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth "Best Investment" in the United States and number one in Illinois. Northeastern shares the top-ten spot with Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media reports to the Director of El Centro and the Assistant Director of Student Support Services. The Director of El Centro reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media will coordinate, plan, direct, tutoring center activities and workshops for students with faculty and other coordinators, which includes coordinating activities that will be offered for students and other related activities; will coordinate campus tutors' schedules and uploads information into Tutor Trac; will coordinate the training of tutors in tutoring techniques, learning styles, and other tutoring for students in conjunction with the Learning Center; and will coordinate programming and activities with other student support services areas at El Centro in order to identify resources and other support for students.
The Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media will also provide information to faculty, instructors, staff, and students about tutoring center hours, events and activities; will work collaboratively with all University departments and offices; will act as the main liaison to the Learning Resource Center, Center for Teaching and learning, Center for Academic writing, and other Academic Development Offices, as related to learning support services for students; and will provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, and staff.
The Coordinator of Student Success and Social Media will also manage large amounts of data including gathering and tracking program participation, evaluation data and reports; will share responsibility with other coordinators for supervision of support staff, students and graduate assistants; will assist with overall operation of Northeastern Illinois University El Centro and provide customer service assistance/technical assistance in the reception area when needed from faculty, students, and the community at large; and will perform other duties as directed or assigned by the Director of El Centro Campus.
Master's degree in a relevant area such as higher education administration, student affairs, counseling/social work, human resource development or other relevant area, etc. Experience working in a culturally diverse academic environment for at least two years, as well as all students, faculty, staff, alumni and other campus constituents. Knowledge base in training and tutoring strategies for college. Proficiency with computer applications and ability to use technology to enhance the student experience. Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Competency and fluency speaking, writing and reading in English and Spanish required and a demonstrated ability to converse comfortably with various constituencies. Ability to provide reports and assessments, as well as, implement programming in a timely manner. Creative, energetic, and responsible leadership skills though a strong student centered philosophy.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, sick and vacation days and participation in the State Universities Retirement System. Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.
This position requires a background check.
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) you must submit the following and send all documents within one PDF/Word document to E-Guerrero5@neiu.edu.
• A letter of interest addressing your qualifications for this position
• Current resume
• Three (3) current professional references
• Employment Application
• Affirmative Action Form
• Statement of Annuitant Status
• Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for on-campus interviews
In addition to the links provided above for the Employment Application (fillable), Affirmation Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status, you can also obtain these forms at the NEIU Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University's positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.