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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

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Retention Coordinator

Department Enrollment Management
Salary D.O.E.
City/State Talladega/AL
Education Bachelors
Type Staff
Experience 1 - 3 Years
Category Staff
Relocation No
Salary D.O.E.
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources
Relocation No

The Retention Coordinator collaborates with faculty, staff, and administrators to design, develop, and implement new programs and adapt existing programs/courses/support services to increase the number of students at all class levels that return to Talladega College each year, complete their degree and graduate.
• Assist in retaining students and recommending services and programs that will promote persistence to graduation and other goal attainment. Assist students with career exploration, admissions application processes, financial aid procedures, social service needs, academic support, and personal concerns.
• Duties also include researching the TC student population to ascertain factors that contribute to student attrition and develop, in conjunction with instructional and student service units, programs and services that will help ensure the success of at-risk populations.
• Works individually with students to create academic and career goals, improve study skills and provide or refer resources to meet student needs.
• Review and monitor students’ financial arrangements and financial aid to assure maximum aid is attained and managed and student can budget appropriately.
• Maintain weekly contact with students.
• Flexibility to maintain a schedule that may include travel, weekend work, and evening work assignments.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
• Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, counseling or related field.
• Minimum of one year experience in student recruitment and retention.
• Must have flexible schedule.
• Must possess strong teamwork, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of college admissions and financial aid process.
• Experience in working with young people from the youth development perspective.
• Passionate about assuring young people’s success in college.
• Highly computer literate.
• Demonstrated ability to engage students on a regular basis with consistent follow up, as necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume’, Talladega College application, copies of college transcripts, and at least 3 professional references to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160. You may also email credentials to brhoden@talladega.edu or fax 256-761-6450.



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Talladega College
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Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
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Email: admissions@talladega.edu



The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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