University of St. Thomas
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Full-time position eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirment plan, vacation, and tuition waiver

Engineering Student Support Services Coordinator

Title V Engineering Project

University of St. Thomas


The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district, is seeking applicants for an Engineering Student Support Services Coordinator position to lead and deliver student support services to the UST Title V Engineering project participants.  This position is a full-time, grant-funded position and reports to the Project Director and works closely with the Program Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the day-to-day support services for engineering students.
  • Works with student support offices such as Financial Aid, Writing and Tutoring Centers, Admissions, Registrar to provide supportive services to engineering students.
  • Hire, train and supervise Peer Mentors and Tutors that work with grant participants
  • Be responsible for transition support for the engineering students and provide coaching and intrusive counseling services to students enrolling in this program
  • Make visits to local community groups and area industry institutions to conduct community outreach regarding the programs
  • Provide front-line, wrap-around support to engineering students.
  • Be able to work non-traditional hours and provide support for campus and online students


Qualifications and Requirements


  • Master's degree in engineering required.
  • At least five years of experience as a professional engineer required.
  • At least three years of experience advising at the college-level required.
  • At least five years of advising Hispanic, underrepresented, transfer and first-generation students in STEM and engineering studies required.
  • Previous Federal grant work experience preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in using MS Office Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization, and ability to complete multiple assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with varying constituencies across the University and with external resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Adherence to full grant and OMB compliance is required.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.


This is a federally-funded, five-year, full-time, year-round, benefits eligible professional position.  Funded by the US Department of Education OPE Title V Program, Award #P031S200178.


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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