The Success Advisor will hold one-on-one academic advising and career coaching appointments on various topics including, graduation plans, major/career exploration, decision making, maximizing campus opportunities, and goal clarification. The Success Advisor is a member of an integrated campus student services team providing individual academic, career, and related support to an assigned group of regional campus students as they progress through a specific academic program. The Success Advisor provides a supportive environment of educational and career needs by ensuring students follow their approved course of study by building relationships with students while also guiding their career goals and reviewing pathways to graduation. The Success Advisor will engage students in post-graduate success by bridging the gap between college and lifelong career management skills; and develop educational programs and events and maintain key liaison relationships with university stakeholders.
Academic Advising and Career Coaching Students:
Coach students in the appropriate academic and career guided pathways; provide academic advising, career coaching, and experiential learning support towards post-graduate success.
Deliver comprehensive advising and coaching support to an assigned group of students through degree completion, including academic intervention for struggling students.
Apply student development philosophy (appreciative advising, career theories) to provide comprehensive academic advising and career coaching to students from diverse backgrounds regarding degree program planning, career exploration and decisions, goal clarification, and personal life management.
Review student progress and track students through the use of graduation plans and other academic support services
Develop student graduation plans and provide semesterly touchpoints for students.
Leverage alumni and other relationships to optimize opportunities for career outcomes.
Collaborate across the regional campus system, various university support offices, and colleges to provide excellent service and resources for students.
Participate in the development of retention strategies to assist students in completing their goal.
Regularly collaborate with faculty and other campus staff as needed to support student success.
Assist in organizing periodic signature events and programs for students, faculty, and staff.
Maintain accurate notes and review audit reports for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals for experiential learning opportunities.
Specific Campus Needs:
Success Advisors may assist with orienting students to Ohio University and supporting campus retention efforts. This may include advising students through orientation prior to each semester, teaching UC courses, supporting campus-specific student programming, and participating in campus recruiting events. The specific requirements for each position depend on the needs of the campus.
Bachelor's Degree A minimum of 3 years of work-related experience.
Master's degree in CSP, Education/Higher Education, Communication, or related field A minimum of 3 years work-related experience
Planning Unit: Regional Higher Education
Department: Regional Higher Education
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Shanna Adkins, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Hiring range is $44,592 to $51,838. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
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