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Second Year Experience Coordinator

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Position type: Professional
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
School/Unit: Academic Success Center
Department/Office: ASC Advisement and Retention
Categories: Professional Non-Faculty

Second Year Experience Coordinator

The College at Brockport


The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is accepting applications for the Second Year Experience (SYE) Coordinator as part of the Academic Success Center team.  Reporting to the Director of Advisement and Retention, the SYE Coordinator provides professional oversight for programs that positively influence retention and the academic success of current students at The College at Brockport. The individual selected for this role is expected to assist in implementation of programs that improve student persistence and promote student success.


Major Responsibilities

  • Lead the Academic Planning Seminar Peer Mentoring Program
    • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise 55 peer mentors
    • Teach the Peer Mentor General Education Program courses that includes three leadership development classes in the fall
  • Coordinate programming and support for second year, undeclared students including communication plans and process mapping
    • Help with living learning communities working closely with Career Services and Residential Life and Housing personnel
    • Conduct programming such as the Major Minors Fair, personality and career assessments, Q&A sessions for the undeclared and 2nd year students throughout the campus community
    • Create a monthly newsletter and distribute to second year and undeclared students
  • Support second year students in the Strategies to Eliminate Probationary Status (STEPS) Program and other students who have not yet declared or are in between majors.
  • Coach, mentor, guide, and identify potential roadblocks for probationary students to help increase their skill development
  • Collaborate with other offices, administer a year-long series of programs aimed at second-year student concerns, including serving as the advisor of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
  • Teach “undeclared” section of the Academic Planning Seminar
  • Support walk-in advisement needs within the Academic Success Center when available
  • Provide programming, coverage and backup to the ASC Staff


Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university; excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; experience planning and implementing retention and/or orientation programmatic experiences; experience working with students at the postsecondary level in an advisement, counseling, or retention role; demonstrated experience working with diverse populations; experience with assisting students with Career/Major exploration and interpreting College policies; experience with MS Office and student management/course management systems and, supervisory experience. 


Preferred Qualifications

Experience supervising professional staff; experience with classroom management and teaching pedagogy; experience planning programs for diverse populations; experience with appropriate computer programs and technology including: Blackboard, Degree Works, Banner, Hobson's Starfish and familiarity with social media; and, experience with MS Office and student management/course management systems.


Department Description

The Advisement and Retention office is dedicated to the transitional support of all students to and through their graduation from the College at Brockport. As part of the Academic Success Center (ASC), we are student-centered support, inspiring the college to achieve academic success and engagements. Acknowledging that this looks and feels differently for every student, faculty, staff member and the entire Brockport community, the ASC team focuses on holistic support. Recognizing that the Brockport community comes from different educational, cultural and transitional backgrounds, the ASC, Advisement and Retention collaborate with the entire campus community to provide supportive and transformative support through engagement and programming.


The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.


Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement and generous paid time off.


Application Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


NY State Executive Order 161 

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.


The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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