Student Success Advisor

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Position TitleStudent Success AdvisorExternal Link to Postinghttp://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/18310DepartmentCHHS - Dean's Office - 31500Vacancy NumberE467Position Number415Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

Working as part of a growing team in our newly formed Student Success Center, our Student Success Advisor will develop and provide programs and services for students, staff, and faculty that foster excellence in the student experience at UNCW and position them for success as they continue in their chosen career paths. We seek caring individuals who are passionate about and dedicated to helping students identify and achieve their educational and career goals. Student Success Advisors work collaboratively with other units across campus (e.g., the Career Center, University College, etc.) to (a) provide academic advising; (b) support program recruitment and admissions; © provide major, career, and graduate school guidance; (d) support internship, clinical, and field placement for students; (e) perform assessment, monitoring, and reporting related to these services; and (f) develop other services and programs that will foster student and alumni success. Some weekend and evening work, as well as travel, is required for recruitment activities and provision of services at our Onslow campus. Student Success Advisors should have the ability to be flexible in a changing, fast-paced environment.

Minimum Requirements

This position requires post-baccalaureate credentials (e.g., master’s degree or higher), although a bachelor’s degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position

Applicants must (1) hold a master’s degree in higher education student affairs or hold a master’s degree with at least 5 years of related work experience with a university or college setting; (2) possess strong communication, interpersonal, organizational skills; (3) have the ability to manage time effectively in a busy environment; and (4) possess a working knowledge of technology necessary to deliver student success programs and services.

Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience

Preference will be given to candidates who have 1) three (3) years of work experience related to one of the responsibility areas listed above, 2) experience with one or more of the academic program areas represented in our professional schools, and 3) experience working with student success programs and services for online programs.

Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant

The Student Success Center in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) works to develop and provide programs and services for students, staff, and faculty that foster excellence in the student experience at UNCW and position students for success as they continue in their chosen career paths. The center houses caring individuals who are passionate about and dedicated to helping students identify and achieve their educational and career goals. The Student Success Center works collaboratively with other units across campus (e.g., the Career Center, University College, etc.) to (a) provide academic advising; (b) support program recruitment and admissions; © provide major, career, and graduate school guidance; (d) support internship, clinical, and field placement for students; (e) perform assessment, monitoring, and reporting related to these services; and (f) develop other services and programs that will foster student and alumni success. The Student Success Center acts as an “accelerator network” for these services and programs across the College, and thus should have the ability to be flexible in a changing, fast-paced environment.

College/School Information

The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. The College seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional and collaborative approach to enhancing the health and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leadership team that values interprofessional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and seek a leader that can facilitate continued positive momentum that has been developed over a proud history at UNCW.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant InstructionsMonths Per Year12 MonthsPosition TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date06/26/2020Priority Consideration Date07/24/2020Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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      Posted: 6/27/2020
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