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Retention Specialist - Grant

Posted:August 12, 2022 (posted 44 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Spartanburg, SC (Spartanburg County)
Company:University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303


The Retention Specialist is a full-time 12 month staff position in the Mary Black School of Nursing. The Retention Specialist Is responsible for assisting HOPE Nursing Success Scholars and other students who have declared nursing as a major and are enrolled in lower division prerequisite nursing courses in achieving and maintaining a high academic performance. The Retention Specialist manages early alerts, prepares reports, and utilizes data to make recommendations and Implement retention initiatives, with special emphasis on students from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Monitors students academic performance, attendance, and academic progress. Develops and supports the nursing living learning community in collaboration with university housing and organizes the pre-immersion experience for lower division nursing students progressing to upper division nursing coursework.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience. A successful background check is required. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred. Advising experience in higher education preferred.

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Salary: $35,568 - $37,080; Salary commensurate with education and experience. For more information and/or to apply, go to: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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