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(Archived) First Year Experience Coordinator

Last Updated: 6/12/22

Job Description

First Year Experience Coordinator

Posting Number: 0001058

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Position Status: Full-Time

Salary: Starting salary range of $46,033- $50,636 is based on the Lee College Administrative/Administrative Support Salary Scale, C42. Initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

Department: Basic Needs/Title V Grant

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The First Year Experience Coordinator will manage all aspects of production, coordination, and execution of services and programs within the First Year Experience program with an overall emphasis of increasing retention of first year students and creating the ideal student experience at Lee College. This is a full-time position funded by the college's Title V Pathways Project Grant. This position will report directly to the Executive Director of Basic Needs and Title V Project Director.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Organize and implement all New Student Orientation sessions.
  • Maintain and update the online orientation module, ensuring the content is engaging to participants.
  • Develop family focused initiatives to emphasize the critical involvement of parents and families to Lee College students.
  • Coordinate Welcome Week and other first year experience events and activities.
  • Coordinate first year experience supports.
  • Develop and facilitate specialized training to Orientation Leaders who facilitate group activities and campus tours during New Student Orientation.
  • Collaborate and maintain successful working partnerships with departments, staff, and faculty who are involved in the first-year experiences of students.
  • Assess effectiveness of the First-Year Experience by developing, implementing, collecting, and examining surveys, focus groups and other data analyses.
  • Develop and enhance employee assets and strengths through professional experiences.
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop strategies for activities, projects, programs, and events, including flyers, brochures, other publications, social media, and internet marketing.
  • Establish and put into effect policies and procedures to cultivate and maintain a student centered, respectful, inclusive, and equitable learning and working environment for both students and employees.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with additional aspects of Title V Pathways Grant as necessary.
  • Participate in professional development activities and training as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a grant-funded position. The continuation of the position is based on the continuation of the grant and satisfactory job performance. This is a security-sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree
  • One (1) year of related work experience in higher education
  • Understand equity, student development theory, college success programs, and social services
  • Must be proficient in composition, spelling, and proofreading
  • Must be friendly, outgoing, and energetic, along with exceptional customer service abilities
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and some weekends
  • Must be dependable and demonstrate initiative
  • Exceptional computer skills including expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with superb skills in oral and written communication, planning, and organization
  • Solid organizational, time management and filing skills
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, plus meet deadlines
  • Flexible, organized, and creative with the ability to switch gears and move from one task to another with frequent interruptions from a busy phone and constant office visitors
  • Creativity to produce publications and PowerPoint presentations
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s (or higher) degree in Education, Leadership, or other related field
  • Experience working in the community college setting
  • Experience working in first year success initiatives in higher education
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Bilingual – able to read, write, and speak both English and Spanish

Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

If other, provide location:

Close Date: 5/31/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

To apply, visit

Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.

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Baytown, Texas, United States
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