Student Success Advisor - Academic Success Center
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: July 31, 2018
Organization: Lander Universty
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Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: $30,000 – $32,000 annually
Bachelor’s degree with at least one year of responsible experience in counseling, college admissions, programming, student services, marketing, or related area is required. Strong communication, computer and public speaking 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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, student life, and support services. Ability to operate a personal computer and various software packages including Microsoft Office. 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.
The Student Success Advisor's primary duty will be the advising and retention of freshman students. The Student Success Advisor is responsible for providing 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.
Varied work schedule to include evenings and weekends