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Student Success Specialist

Company: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: hattiesburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Student Success SpecialistThe University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Student Success Specialist.Position DetailsLocationHattiesburg118 College DriveHattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001United StatesDivisionCurriculum and InstructionPosition TypeFacultyEmployment StatusFull TimeGrant FundedNoSalary Range52,000.00 - 52,000.00Posting Close DateApril 19, 2021Job Summary The University of Southern Mississippi invitesapplicants for a full-time (12 month), Instructor for the School of Educationon the Hattiesburg Campus. The person selected for this position will serve asthe Student Support Specialist for all undergraduate students in the school. Summerteaching and service is required for this position.Primary Duties and Responsibilities + Teach a maximum of six hours each semester, possibly including an Academic Success and Learning Skills course.+ Work individually and in groups with academically at-risk students to enhance their academic performance.+ Oversee the application of university and college-level advisement practices within the school.+ Work collaboratively with the College of Education and Human Sciences student support team to develop and deliver creative and effective student support initiatives.+ Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications Mastersdegree from an accredited college or university in Elementary or Special Education. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities+ Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills.. + Ability to work with a diverse team in diversesettings. + Experience with online learning platforms. + Experience setting clear performance expectations andprovision of meaningful feedback. Preferred QualificationsThe ideal candidate will also have a minimum of one year of experience teaching in a P-12 school.About The University of Southern MississippiThe University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.Send to a Friend

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