Coordinator, Privateer Pathways Program


Academic Affairs


The University of New Orleans’ Privateer Pathways Program supports the success of academically underprepared students by providing year-round mentoring, guidance, and academic support. The Coordinator of the Privateer Pathways program is responsible for assisting with the daily operations and administrative functions of the program.


: Duties include, but are not limited to: • Partnering and working closely with Academic Affairs, Enrollment Services, Student Affairs, and other campus stakeholders to garner support and participation in Privateer Pathways programming • Corresponding with participants about the program during the post-admission/pre-orientation period • Providing information to program participants and connecting participants to various campus resources to improve academic performance • Assisting participants with their course scheduling • Collaborating with faculty, students, and staff to coordinate educational and community-building activities for participants • Preparing and presenting academic workshops for participants, meeting one-on-one with participants • Partnering with academic departments, First-Year Advising, , and the registrar to schedule Pathways courses • Providing faculty training on best-practices for teaching high-risk students • Creating and disseminating weekly, semester, and yearly reports • Tracking student performance and program participation • Compiling data on outcome evaluations, student recruitment, enrollment, and retention • Upkeep of Pathways website and marketing materials • Chairing the Pathways committee, and representing Pathways on other University-level committees • Assisting in identifying appropriate proposals for external funding • Other duties as assigned


• Master’s Degree in higher education, counseling, or related field. • At least 2 years of experience advising and/or mentoring students to assist in their academic success. • Demonstrated experiencing and commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel. • Excellent communication skills.


• Five or more years of experience advising and/or mentoring students to assist in their academic success. • At least 2 years of planning and/or coordinating events and workshops for college students. • Demonstrated understanding of student development and awareness of factors that may impact academic performance: social, academic, financial, health, family, and personal factors. • Demonstrated experience working with academically underprepared college students. • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement programs focused on developing communities among students. • Proficiency in working with customer relations management systems and student information systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, Workday, Campus/Navigator platforms). • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.




Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 1, 2018.




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