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Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that celebrates the all-encompassing diversity of its student body. TWU is committed to sustaining a welcoming and inclusive environment for the campus community that includes a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences. TWU faculty and staff have a passion and desire to prepare students from a broad spectrum of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds towards personal and professional success. TWU encourages applications from candidates without regard to ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


The Goodfriend School of Business is seeking applicants to fill the position of Coordinator.  The successful candidate will work directly with faculty, staff, and students of the Goodfriend School of Business.  This person will also assist with the MBA program and The LITE House, which is an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Athens.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree preferably in business administration or a related field. Time management skills, being detail-oriented, and having strong computer skills and communication skills are required to perform well in this position.

This position will report directly to the Associate Dean of the Goodfriend School of Business.

Collection of applicaitons will close on June 30, 2022. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to

Reporting Relationship: Director of Student Success

Department: Student Life

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists the collection, analysis, and dissemination of student data available through the student retention system and early alert system support Tennessee Wesleyan University’s student success and retention program.
Serves at the coordinator of the student retention system and handles initial student outreach.
Develops materials and provides training related to the student retention system.
• Designs, implements, and interprets surveys including a freshman student survey.
• Partners with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research and IT to support the university’s student success and retention programs.
Serves as a Success Coach for at-risk students and provides individualized interventions and referrals to relevant resources.
Serves as a mentor to peer mentors in the Mosher Mentor program.
Monitors and tracks progress of students in caseload and maintains communication with faculty and staff in support of students.
Supports New Student Orientation and the First-Year Experience Course
Advises a caseload of students as a Freshmen Advisor.
Maintains weekly log of activities for Title III grant
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Success

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required in higher education, counseling, or related field; Master’s preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, student databases, and general computer skills; Power BI proficiency preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Prior experience in building and managing spreadsheets and report writing
Outstanding communication and organizational skills
Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds, levels of education, and rank.

NOTE: This position is funded through a federal Title III grant through September 2023; further employment after September 2023 is not guaranteed.  

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to