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Coordinator, Academic and Student Services

Position Responsibilities

Student Records Management (50%)

  • Evaluate student records for incoming freshmen and students requesting curriculum/plan changes. 
  • Update DARS reports (degree audits) with approved exceptions.
  • Assess progress of students toward degree completion and communicate results to students.  Complete graduation requirement checks for students who have completed 85 semester credit hours.   Assist students with planning for successful completion of degree requirements.
  • Assist director of academic and student services with graduation clearance decisions.

Correspondence and Communication (30%)

  • Communicate with prospective freshman students in response to questions about academic programs, transfer credits, credit by exam, and other concerns.
  • Advise students seeking program changes into or within the College of Human Ecology.
  • Participate in new student orientation and enrollment programs.
  • In collaboration with program representatives, review and maintain accuracy of “Guide to Majors and Programs” documents produced by the Office of Admissions for College of Human Ecology undergraduate programs.  Develop and manage production of other materials needed for student information.

Recruitment (15%)

  • Provide recruitment backup support to academic services and diversity coordinator, including assisting with campus visits and recruiting events as needed. 
  • Supervise campus visit scheduling.

Student Success (5%)

  • Other activities as required to advance College of Human Ecology goals for undergraduate student success.


  • BS/BA degree required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and implement policy and procedures, and solve problems effectively is required.   
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), demonstrated leadership ability, problem solving skills, ability to manage complex data details, and fluency in computing applications and database management are required.  Accuracy is essential.  Ability to manage and coordinate multiple priorities is required. 
  • Ability to articulate the objectives of programs in the College of Human Ecology, dedication to client service, and ability to work effectively with diverse population of students, families, staff and faculty are required.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, faculty, advisers and staff to advance College goals for undergraduate student success, including recruitment, retention and progression to graduation is required.

How to Apply

Send letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional  references to College of Human Ecology, 119 Justin Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  66506 or electronically submit your application to: chejobs@k-state.edu. Screening of applications will begin 4/22/13.

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Background check required.

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Contact Information

College of Human Ecology
Kansas State University
119 Justin Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
+1 (785) 532-5500

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