Student Success Advisor

first_imgPlease attach resume, cover letter, list of professionalreferences, and transcripts from all universities attended.Position Overview:Provide guidance and counseling to students in matters related toacademic goals, choice of curriculum, course load, study habits,and course scheduling. Complete degree checks for individualstudents and student groups as needed. Assist with studentorientation, whether freshman or transfer students. Develops and/orcompletes college/school documents such as classroom assignments,degree checks, plans of study, curriculum guides, graduation forms,and study abroad documentation. Serve as a resource for theuniversity’s student database including coordinating input,generating reports, training users, and recommending updates.Verify/report student and course information which may include (butnot limited to) class rolls, grades, academic certification ofathletes/veterans, statistical analyses, and/or forced drops.Evaluate and/or update student records in order to post grades, dograduation checks, monitor student progress, and advise students onan appropriate course of study. May assist with recruitment ofprospective students.Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues andproblems. Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.Typically exempt and does not supervise other staff (may supervisestudents). Typically reports to a department head or manager.Department Specific Essential Job Functions: Job Level:Scope & Impact: This position is an entry levelprofessional position, with actions that may have a measurableimpact on operations within a work group.Communication & Interaction : Routinely answersquestions and provides information and data requested byindividuals within or outside of work area. Questions that requireinterpretation or are not easily resolved are referred toSupervisor.Effective Knowledge: Demonstrates ability to execute tasksaccording to standard operating procedures and/or direction.Demonstrates ability to learn new subject matter, coupled withattention to detail and responsiveness to feedback.Problem Solving & Judgment: Performs a variety of dutiesfollowing established policies and procedures. Resolves problems byselecting from approved alternatives based on past practices,established procedures, or direction. Relies on direct supervisionis available to set priorities and objectives, and to assist inproblem resolution.Budget Authority : May provide input into budget developmentby assisting with identification of operational needs andrequirementsPolicy & Procedure Authority : Primarily responsible forexecuting routine procedures with direction from seniorstaff.Reporting Relationships : Generally reports to manager orhigher but may receive basic operational direction and guidancefrom senior level staff members.Supervisory & Team Leadership Responsibilities :NoneQualificationsQualifications Required:Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Education, or relatedfield. . 3+ years of academic advising experience.Qualifications Preferred:Master’s degree in Counseling, Education or related fields. Prioracademic advising/counseling experience. Must be proficient inbasic mathematics.Familiarity with admission and enrollment process at the Universityof Central Oklahoma or in an institution of higher educationsetting and its undergraduate degree programs. Willingness to workwithin the academic framework of the University and to serve onfaculty and student committees.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Knowledgeable in the higher education attainment process,particularly the requirements and general value of education.Demonstration of a caring professional attitude and creativecounseling techniques. Ability to communicate effectively withdepartment chairpersons and/or deans regarding degree programrequirements. Keen attention to detail. Ability to work well underpressure. Understanding of the University policies and proceduresas they relate to academic advising. Ability to maintaindatabasesWill this employee supervise others?No. May supervise student employees.Physical Demands:Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) maybe made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities toperform essential functions. Acts as a resource person for transformational learningopportunities helping students find appropriate co-curricularactivities which will provide opportunities for leadership,undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity, civicengagement, service learning, global and cultural competencies, andhealth and wellness.Acts as a liaison between the College of Business departmentsand Business students, attending department meetings and consultingwith department chairpersons as needed.Acts as a liaison between the College of Business and otheroffices on campus such as the Volunteer & Service LearningCenter, the Centre for Global Competency, and Career DevelopmentCenter to foster communication about transformational learningopportunities and about student utilization of success-orientedservices.Counsels students regarding academic endeavors.Works with the College of Business Curriculum Committee to giveadvice on new course proposals, program changes, and new programproposals.Provides feedback to College of Business departments regardingstudent trends in enrollment and major selection.Assists in the development and implementation of studentsuccess programs and materials.Makes recommendations related to policy changes to the Collegeof Business and Enrollment Services.Completes degree checks for individual students and studentgroups as needed.Articulates course work as needed.May provide guidance and direction to clerical staff andpart-time advisors as required.Oversees a particular area of expertise in studentretention.Participates in training and evaluative sessions and recommendsacademic advising and retention methods to improve advisementactivities.Perform other related duties as assigned.last_img


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