Job Category: Academic Support
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Promotes student success by identifying opportunities and challenges for students, interfacing with students to coordinate interactions with available resources, and implements new success-directed activities. Collects, analyzes, and reports data on student success and retention. Assists the Program Director and faculty with everyday academic operations of the Program such as clerical, financial, and human resources; and in the preparation of special projects. Acts as a liaison to the college, university administration, and service providers.
Is This You?
Support student success of Neuroscience majors by multiple activities:
* Help students identify and navigate current opportunities for student success in the College and University such as SI leaders, tutoring, TriO, etc.
* Help design, implement and manage new programs for struggling students within the Neuroscience Program
* Design, implement and manage a student peer mentoring program
Serves as Neuroscience Program Assistant. Assists the director, faculty, and staff with a broad scope of general departmental operations including, but not limited to:
* Acts as point of contact for the department, greeting visitors and supporting the front desk functions.
* Assists Director with course scheduling and academic catalog maintenance,
* Attends meetings and takes meeting minutes as requested.
* Assists the Director and faculty with purchasing and reimbursement transactions, catering, parking chargebacks, and other purchases needed for the department.
* Receives, and inventories equipment, technology, and supplies.
Monitor outcomes of Neuroscience student success efforts:
* Data collection and analysis of student participation and outcomes in success programs
* Track student retention regularly
* Track student GPAs within different quartiles regularly
* Highlight student successes within and outside DePaul University
Broaden Neuroscience student access to out-of-classroom learning opportunities such as research and internships:
* Identify and promote research and internship opportunities
* Develop a NEU website page that highlights career and internship info, keeping it updated and promoting to students
* Develop and update a live Google document with opportunities and distribute to students
* Coordinate with the Career Center to identify and communicate information about NEU career and internship opportunities
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Master’s degree in Student/Personnel Counseling, Higher Education, and/or related field preferred.
- One to three years of experience based on type of experience and education.
- Experience with student success programming helpful.
- Interviews, hires, and supervises student employees
- Assists the Director with reconciling budget documents and completing budget requisitions.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to handle confidential information
- Good organizational skills with attention to detail
- Familiarity with data analysis using Excel or other software
- Ability to learn new computer applications, as needed
- Proficiency using MS Office suite (Word, Excel) and PeopleSoft
- Knowledge of neuroscience, biology or psychology helpful.
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
- Some evening and weekend hours may be required during peak operation.
- Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
- Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
- Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
- Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
- Full-Time Benefits
- Part-Time Benefits
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