Position: Coordinator

(Enrollment Coordinator for TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS)-Access)

Department: TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)-Access

Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Enrollment Coordinator for TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS)-Access.

Full Time, Grant Position

The Enrollment Coordinator for TRIO/Student Support Services-Access will coordinate support services for students with disabilities. The Enrollment Coordinator for TRIO/Student Support Services-Access will also be responsible for the coordination of the recruitment, enrollment and academic support of program participants for the SSS Disability program in addition to assist TRIO director in the writing of reports, evaluations, and budgets.

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 Enrollment Coordinator for TRIO/Student Support Services-Access reports to the Director of TRIO/Student Support Services, who in turn, reports to the Executive Director of Learning Support, who reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost. The Enrollment Coordinator will develop, implement and evaluate tracking system for enrollment/academic progress; will conduct on-going assessment and review, and oversee the progress of enrollment goals; will serve as academic advisor for program participants; will coordinate Tutoring/Mentoring, including, recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision; and will assist with the coordination of developmental education (Math, English or Reading) for program participants. The Enrollment Coordinator will also assist directors in the writing of reports, evaluations, and budgets; and will collect and maintain participant records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred master’s degree in education, counseling, special education, vocational rehab, psychology, student personnel or a related field, bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrated knowledge of academic, career and advising principles and practices is required. Experience in academic advisement in higher education or related field is also required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, customer service, communication and time management skills with ability to pay attention to details and follow-through, ability to teach individuals and small group instruction, and successful experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds, including educational, socioeconomic, culturally ethnic, and physical and/or learning disabilities are required. Strong verbal and written communications are required. Previous experience working on a federally funded program is preferred. Software skills including Word, Excel, Access, and student database systems are required.

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.

To Apply:

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 r-heard@neiu.edu. Please state subject as TRIO SSS Access Coordinator Job Position.

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, 8:30a.m.to 4:30p.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.