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Executive Director of First Year Experience / Retention Coordinator

Company: Talladega College
Location: Talladega
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Executive Director of First Year Experience/Retention Coordinator works in collaboration within the Division of Student Life and Success to ensure students are retained into a holistic and well-rounded academic and living/learning experience. The Director collaborates with services within the divisions of Enrollment Management and Academic Affairs including tutoring, orientation, and advising. The Director will provide leadership and oversight of the development and implementation of the First Year Experience Programs.


  • Develop programming that supports overall student retention; summer bridge, learning communities, and extended orientation programs.
  • Assists with academic advising, orientation, and tutoring services.
  • Collaborate within the division to create holistic living and learning programming.
  • Work well with faculty and staff.
  • Support and train peer mentors.
  • Manage program budget for first year experience.
  • Grant Management.
  • Support accreditation initiatives.
  • Leads the coordination of intentional transition from high school to college.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Guidance and Counseling, or related field.
  • Doctorate degree preferred.
  • Experience in higher education fields.
  • Knowledge of student success and retention practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Experience working with first generation and non-traditional students.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to analyze data.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Minimum of three years working in a leadership role within the first year experience.
  • College teaching experience.Powered by JazzHR

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