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Coordinator, Outreach and Transition

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Extension and Outreach
Coordinator, Outreach and Transition

Job ID: 229174
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Coordinates and implements outreach programming on disability related topics and provides transitional services navigating the college experience. Provides academic coaching and mentoring to students registered with SDS on student success skills such as time management, note-taking strategies; etc. and serves as the Advisor for the student organization ABLE.

    1. Coordinates outreach programming for the university and community partners
    2. Creates and presents disability awareness presentations for faculty, staff, and community
    3. Serves as liaison with community partners, including high schools to implement services and programs to assist in the meaningful engagement of students and aid in their transition into college
    4. Consults with high schools, colleges and other agencies to implement transition services and programs for students with disabilities once accepted to KSU
    5. Develops and provides individual and group workshops on a variety of transition topics
    6. Assists students with accessing on campus and off campus resources
    7. Assists students seeking on-campus housing accommodations and serves as the point of contact for accommodated housing issues and concerns
    8. Serves as the advisor for ABLE Student Organization
    9. Oversees and manages the ABLE and SDS SABAC budget
    10. Requests SABAC funding for both SDS and ABLE as well as provide appropriate budget reports
    11. Conducts academic coaching and mentoring to students registered with SDS
    12. Teaches appropriate behavior and academic skills to students with various disabilities such as ABI, Learning Disorders, ADHD and Autism
    13. Provides one-on-one and group academic coaching for students
    14. Provides appropriate referral to campus and community resources
    15. Maintains records, compiles information for reports on services provided
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a concentration in higher education, psychology, disability services, rehabilitation, counseling or related field

Required Experience
One (1) year of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
National Certified Counselor (NCC) and/or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and/or relevant professional credentials

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree with a concentration in higher education, disability services, counseling, rehabilitation, counseling or related field

Preferred Experience
Experience with coordinating and implementing outreach programming on disability related topics and academic coaching

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Demonstrates understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Stays committed to diversity in the workplace and mindful of individual differences of students
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will require minimal travel (less than 5%)
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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