Coordinator of Student Success – School of Pharmacy

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy Coordinator of Student Success is a full-time staff position reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of the School of Pharmacy. The Success Counselor has broad responsibilities associated with the goal of assuring the academic/study skills necessary for the mastery of the prescribed cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domain learning objectives required for the awarding of the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. To that end, the Coordinator works directly with pharmacy faculty and students for the enhancement of the learning process. The Coordinator will counsel, motivate, teach, advise, and assist students in the mastery of professional school learning skills.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide ongoing pharmacy student support from matriculation to graduation
  • Assist with the pharmacy student onboarding program component on personal resilience
  • Work collaboratively with students and faculty to assure a coordinated approach to learning
  • Hold regularly scheduled meetings with designated “at-risk students”
  • Develop individualized student time management plans
  • Develop individualized structured class study plans
  • Provide individualized counseling for note-taking and test-taking skill enhancement
  • Counsel students on issues and plans related to school/life balance
  • Provide individualized student wellness assessment and counseling
  • Create and present faculty and staff development sessions
  • Manage student testing accommodations
  • Make referrals for other resources for students, as needed
  • Prepare monthly updates, end-of-semester reports, and annual reports on academic success for the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Other duties, as assigned

Position requirements include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Engaging and supportive personality with focus on building relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Commitment to student success, with particular focus on and appreciation of a diverse student population.
  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, or psychology from a regionally accredited US institution. Master’s degree preferred.
  • One year of experience in a higher education setting, preferably working on issues of academic success and/or retention.
  • Academic and personal counseling experience required.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data with experience using statistical platforms.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and work processes.
  • Competence with basic Microsoft Office Suite, Google tools, retention software (Starfish).

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.