The first-year programs coordinator provides students with consistent and ongoing academic monitoring and mentoring. This position offers resource referrals, engagement opportunities, and works as a freshman student liaison to enhance student persistence and retention.
Interprets and follows all FERPA and confidentiality guidelines
Maintains accurate knowledge of first-year programming, orientation, and retention
Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)
Master’s degree required
A minimum of one year of relevant work experience in higher education, mentoring, and/or advising required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.
Thorough understanding of FERPA guidelines
Knowledge of financial aid processes
Must have strong collaborative and customer service skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly developed analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills essential
Basic computer skills
How to Apply: Please submit an online application, resume/cv, and cover letter through Lindenwood University's career opportunities website. Lindenwood University is an equal opportunity employer.
Additional Salary Information: - Benefits -
o Tuition Reimbursement
o Member of the CIC & TE tuition programs
o Medical Insurance through United Health Care
o Direct Path
o Voluntary Vision
o Voluntary Dental
o Flexible Spending Account
o Wellness Program through Lindenwell
o Discounts on Club Fitness and Planet Fitness memberships
o Discount at AT&T
o 25% discount off purchases at any Pedestal dining location on the St. Charles and Belleville campuses during fall and spring semesters
o Two free tickets to student productions at the J. Scheidegger Center
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.