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May 16, 2023 in

Student Affairs Department

Location200 I ST NE, Miami, OK
Job StatusFull-time
FLSA StatusNon-exempt
Reports ToV.P for Student Affairs
Amount of TravelN/A
Work Schedule40 hrs. week, M-F; and some nights and weekends as necessary
Position SupervisedStudent Workers/Peer Mentors

Job Description


The Coordinator of American Indian Center for Excellence/Student Success Coach will organize, plan, and execute events and activities to support students through the American Indian Center for Excellence. This position will promote student success and retention through intervention and retention programs that assist students in developing skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to their success in college and in life. 


  • Manage the everyday operations of the American Indian Center for Excellence including the supervision of student workers/peer mentors.
  • Coordinate with tribal education offices to assist native students with scholarship applications for their respective tribes.
  • Ensure students understand the full costs of attendance (beyond tuition and fees), the availability of and ease of access to financial aid and other resources;
  • Develop and execute programming for the American Indian Center for Excellence;
  • Consult with the Elder Mentors as needed concerning programming and center activities.
  • Serve as the Native American Student Association advisor.
  • Assist students in developing academic, career, and personal goals;
  • Assist students in identifying and overcoming obstacles that may be impeding their success;
  • Assist students in identifying, developing and implementing learning strategies and study skills specific to course materials;
  • Make referrals to appropriate student services;
  • Provide academic advising services as appropriate;
  • Provide one-on-one coaching related to academic success and personal development;
  • Monitor the progress of students who have been identified as at-risk or volunteer for participation in programming;
  • Coordinate with the Success Center to facilitate early intervention and retention initiatives to improve student persistence and success;
  • Identify roadblocks in campus processes and serve as a student advocate in addressing concerns for students;
  • Teach Freshman Year Experience and College Life and Success Classes as assigned up to 12 hours per academic year.
  • Coordinate with the Success Center to understand where melt and chokepoints occur in the matriculation funnel for students: inquiry, application, registration, orientation, attendance, satisfactory academic progress; attend to improving melt points;
  • Coordinate with the Success Center to promote services and other campus resources through an internal/external communications plan; Distribute informational materials, tools and tutorials for promotion of all initiatives/services;
  • Serve on institutional committee, as requested;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution required; community college experience preferred.




Resumes or other supplemental material cannot be substituted for any part of the application.  Application can be found online at Please submit it along with your resume or mail to:  NEO A&M College, Human Resources, 200 I Street NE, Miami, OK 74354. AA/EOE

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included.  It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by the supervisors as deemed appropriate.  This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

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