For best consideration, please submit your application by April 30, 2021. The position will remain posted until filled.
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (IN-SOCW-IUINA)
The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is a university-wide system school with an MSW Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1923 and a BSW Program accredited since 1975. The IUSSW is headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and uniquely houses a Department of Labor Studies. The School has programs on campuses across the state of Indiana including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Richmond, Gary, New Albany, Fort Wayne, and South Bend. As the primary provider of Indiana's social work workforce, the School enrolls approximately 1,700 students across programs (PhD, MSW, BSW) and campuses. The mission of the IUSSW is excellence in education, research, and service to promote health, well-being, and social and economic justice in a diverse world.
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The Student Services Coordinator is responsible for providing student information and services throughout students' programs of study. These duties include responding to potential students' inquiries and assisting with the admissions process. Duties also include advising potential students who have questions prior to the submission of applications to the BSW and/or MSW Program through graduation from the respective program. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for planning, developing, and carrying out a variety of recruitment services that are focused in the local area. The incumbent will work closely with respective Program Director(s) and the statewide Director of Recruitment to carry out student services and recruitment activities.
Primary student services responsibilities include the following responsibilities (60%)
Respond to inquiries from prospective students and provide information about the respective program.
Interpret IUSSW policies, procedures, and academic requirements to potential and current students.
Plan, promote, coordinate with other IUSSW faculty and staff, and conduct New Student Orientations in collaboration with the respective Program Director.
Provide a full range of relevant and prompt advising services to assist 200 or more students to successfully manage their academic progress by responding to requests for information in person, online, and by email and telephone.
Provide advising services to students specifically related to the selection and planning for their focus areas or specific curricular needs.
Plan, promote, and coordinate with other IUSSW faculty and staff the Phi Alpha induction and honors ceremony for graduating students.
Assist with admissions/application reviews as needed for the respective program.
Other student services duties as assigned.
Recruitment services include the following responsibilities (30%)
Develop and maintain a comprehensive data base of contacts related to local area recruitment efforts and provide ongoing reports on outreach efforts made to potential students.
Coordinate and assist the Statewide Director of Recruitment in the creation, monitoring, and distribution of resource materials in student recruitment and mentorship programs.
Provide recruitment programs and information sessions to prospective students enrolled in local area BSW or other targeted baccalaureate social science programs at IUSSW and other colleges and universities.
Plan, develop, and present recruitment programs at local area college or graduate school fairs.
Develop, coordinate, and host information sessions during the academic year.
Maintain ongoing contact with and coordinate with local area employers to identify potential MSW applicants.
Coordinate with BSW and MSW student services staff to schedule, budget, plan, promote, and implement IUSSW job fairs.
Plan and implement vendor participation for IUSSW job fairs; and other recruitment duties, as assigned.
Other duties as assigned (10%)
Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related field and two or more years of relevant work experience (student affairs, teaching, academic advising or related field)
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Uses and learns new technology proficiently and changes practices with changing technology. Meet Best Practices and National Standards for Academic Advising. Understands and meets FERPA requirements. Skills in planning, organizing, and implementing a variety of tasks related to providing student services advising and recruitment services in the local area. Strong presentation and problem-solving skills.
Three years of experience in student affairs, teaching, academic advising, or a related field. Experience in a student-focused, higher education environment.
Working Conditions / Demands
Ability to remain stationary for extended periods and work at a computer for extended periods.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.