Student Support Specialist
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Student Support Specialist in the Office of Student Success Services. This entry-level position is responsible for assisting with the coordination and oversight of retention and success strategies, advising and coaching, and early interventions.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work or related field required. Experience working in education, retention/student success, Student Affairs and/or Academic Affairs preferred. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Experience creating and implementing academic success workshops. Flexible schedule (may need to work occasional evenings and weekends). Appreciation for and understanding of the needs of diverse students and the value of a liberal arts education. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary's College of Maryland, the National Public Honors College, is located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. St. Mary’s College is one of the nation’s best public liberal arts colleges – ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report and a Best Value for in-state and out-of-state students. Non-sectarian since its founding, the college with its scenic waterfront campus is primarily undergraduate and residential, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600. The up-to-date curriculum is designed for today’s students who want an active, hands-on education led by professors who are committed teachers and experts in their fields. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and names, contact information and professional relationship of three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/128458. Questions may be directed to Joanne Goldwater at 240-895-4270.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.