Student Success Advisor
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Organization: Lander University
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: Hiring Range: $33,000-36,000 annually
Bachelor’s degree with at least one year of experience in counseling, college admissions, student activities, student services, or related area. Strong communication, computer, organizational and presentation skills. Master’s degree is preferred. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver’s license and safe driving history.
Must be able to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, student life, and support services. Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse 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 including Microsoft Office.
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 during the registration process; exploring various major and career options; and writing and communicating a plan for improving the academic performance of University students having academic difficulty. Opportunities to teach a college seminar or first year experience course may be possible. The position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Success. Occasional travel may be required.
Position Work Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position
status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free
campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing
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