Student Success Advisor/Lecturer
Job Summary/Basic Function: JOB SUMMARY The Student Success Advisor/Lecturer is responsible for facilitating first-year student success by teaching multiple sections of the GSC FIRE 1000 class and providing superior academic advising to first-year students.
MAJOR DUTIES • Teach 7 sections of FIRE 1000 over the course of each academic year • Participate in all training and debriefing activities related to FIRE 1000 as required by the Director of College Readiness • Assist Director of College Readiness to train faculty to teach the FIRE 1000 course, as needed • Participate in and help with any assessment activities related to FIRE 1000, as directed by Director of College Readiness • Remain current in first-year experience scholarship and pedagogy • Provide accurate and timely academic advising to a group of first-year students per academic year • Monitor and track assigned advisees’ progress through the first-year • Correspond with advisees concerning deadlines, appointments, and other important matters • Keep accurate records of all advisees and advising sessions • Assists assigned advisees with schedule changes as needed • Remain informed of current trends in advising • Participate in New Student Orientation (NSO) activities as needed • Build schedules for incoming first-year students after each NSO in a timely manner • Facilitate Always Alert interventions with assigned advisees through the first year • Assist with the collection and compilation of advising data • Plan and/or participate in academic skills workshops for first-year students during Fall and Spring semesters
Minimum Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION • Experience and proficiency in teaching at a post-secondary level • Familiarity with student success issues and trends • Knowledge of general college policies and procedures • Knowledge of specific college registration procedures • Skill in written and oral communication • Skill in developing interpersonal relationships with students, colleagues, and college departments
MINUMIM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master or doctoral degree • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with at least one year’s experience in a similar position.