Student Success Advisor
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: January 16, 2020
Organization: Lander University
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: $ 35,000 – $ 36,000 annually
Bachelor's degree required. Must have work experience in either of the following: higher education setting (student services, enrollment services, academic affairs, or related area). Must have strong communication, computer and public speaking skills. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history are required. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree and related experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, and support services. Sensitivity to the needs of adverse student population, including minority and international students. Strong interpersonal/human relations skills; ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions; ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the University. Ability to identify students' needs for support services in order to make appropriate referrals; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to operate a personal computer and various software packages; and ability to work a flexible schedule.
The Student Success Advisor's primary duty will be the advising and retention of students. The Student Success Advisor is responsible to provide advising and support to students through the registration process; aid students in exploring various major and career options; and help students design and carry out plans for improving the academic performance, retention, and persistence of University students. The position will support a variety of retention and advising efforts and reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Success. Occasional travel may be required. Opportunities to teach a college seminar or first year experience course may be possible for those with a Master’s degree.
Position Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week.
To include some nights and weekends
Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.