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Program Coordinator of Student Initiatives and Success

Apply now Job no: 502787
Department: Arts & Science College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:

Program Coordinator of Student Initiatives and Success

Job Summary:

Program Coordinator of Student Initiatives and Success to provide individualized student success coaching, implementation, recruitment, tracking metrics, and administrative support for the Academic Diversity Officer’s (ADO) LEADS Institute (Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, Diversity, and Scholarship) Programs and initiatives for historically underrepresented and marginalized communities, and under supervision of the ADO, may serve as site coordinator for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program at Miami University, a federally funded program to support underrepresented minority students majoring in science, engineering, technology and mathematics. The position will report directly to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (ADO) in the College of Arts & Science.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Duties include and are not limited to:
• Mentor, engage in inclusive advising, and provide direct support for LSAMP scholars, LEADS Institute scholars, and other students in the college from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities who are not in these programs. Meeting and working one-on-one with students to identify and address their academic, professional, cultural, and social interests, resolving student issues and concerns, and providing personal support to them will be a significant part of this role.
• Serve as the site coordinator for Miami University LSAMP Program, a partnership with the Ohio LSAMP Alliance, working with the Lead PI (ADO) on planning and overseeing the Miami LSAMP Early Arrival Program, recruitment and communication efforts, program data collection (i.e., enrollment forms, quarterly reports, supplemental invoice forms, event and activity evaluation, and other data) and submission of internal and external reporting and the residential Living Learning Community.
• Provide ongoing implementation, recruitment and administrative support for the ADO’s LEADS Institute Programs focused on historically underrepresented and marginalized communities in the college including assisting with Pre-Semester Programs, supporting Living Learning Communities and student organizations affiliated with the LEADS Institute Programs, internal and external program data collection, reporting and evaluation, making program improvement recommendations, and helping to assess feasibility and ongoing performance.
• Work with support staff to maintain program/project sites and affiliated learning management system; support efforts with program/project marketing and outreach materials.
• Collaborate with the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion and critical partners in Enrollment Management and Student Success to accomplish goals and enhance the experience of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities as assigned by Supervisor/Director.
• Actively participate in creating and fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging in the College of Arts and Science and at the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations; computer proficiency in basic software packages (Excel, Word & PowerPoint) and virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, Google Meet).

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree or higher in a STEM discipline and demonstrated ability to work with diverse student groups/populations; an understanding of educational software systems (Canvas, Banner, DARS etc.) and/or with experience gained during a related graduate program; strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and analytical skills; detail-oriented, accuracy, and dependability are essential to this position.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Carolyn Craig at

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin February 9, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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