Student Success Advisor IDatatel Position ID:
12 MonthPlacement Range:
$35,600 - $45,600Position Type:
Exempt (Professional)General Description:
Provide comprehensive student success advising services to students. The student success advisor will assist students in academic planning, choosing a major, resolving academic difficulties, addressing personal challenges, and providing information about the College’s available support services & resourcesReports To:
DIRECTOR OF Student Success AdvisingWhat position(s) reports to this position?:
Bachelor’s Degree. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Two (2) years full-time work experience demonstrating ability to work with one-on-one with students.
Ability to work flexible and evening hours. Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well one-on-one with individuals.
Basic computer literacy.
Ability to problem-solve
1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Preferred Qualifications:
Sedentary work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently move about the Office of Academic Advising to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, administration, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.
This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer and other office equipment to perform the essential functions of the position.
This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.
This position requires the person to frequently position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.
3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.
4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor office setting.
Coursework in Student Development Theory. Work Hours:
Experience in an Academic Advising Office.
Experience in a Community College.
40 hours per week when office is open, some weekends and additional evenings required. Department:
General hours of operation:
Monday– Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Extended hours during heavy enrollment periods.
Advising & Career SvcsJob Open Date:
07/14/2021Job Close Date:
07/28/2021Open Until Filled:
Jennifer AllenwoodSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach all required documents to application: cover letter, resume and transcript. Applicants who do not include all required documents will not be considered for this position. Job Duties (Position Specific):
(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):
One on one interaction with advisees on a bi-weekly basis. Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):
Find effective ways to assist each student with the goal of matriculation.
Effective student planning that promotes retention and degree completion.
Help facilitate a successful transition to OCCC.
Intentionally develop academic and social goals during each advising session.
Introduce college academic resources and various study techniques.
Referrals to available resources that can help the student overcome personal challenges.
Work one-on-one with students to create an action plan to address any issue(s) impeding their success.
Work collaboratively with all areas of the campus to increase opportunities for student achievement and to help students remove barriers they may encounter along their path to graduation.
Educates student on academic planning using the Student Planning software.
Identify student-specific barriers to graduation, strategize how to help a student overcome these barriers and create measurable student-specific activities to support successful completion of their program leading to graduation.
As part of the initial advising appointment we will introduce the student to the many financial opportunities we offer and help outline the student’s financial plan for college.
Stay current with federal, state, and college financial aid regulations, policies, and procedures to insure accuracy and compliance in delivery of services to students.
Effectively use interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
Interview and advise current and prospective students who are seeking information about financial assistance programs. This requires a comprehensive knowledge of all programs and specific eligibility criteria.
Review student satisfactory academic progress appeals, collect data about student’s academic performance, evaluate and make decisions pertaining to continued eligibility, notify the student, and update student’s electronic record.
Provide general office coverage and assist as needed with other duties.
Effectively use organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures. (http://www.occc.edu/policy/)
Contribute to a safe education and working environment.
Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.
Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.
Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation, shelter in place drills, and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.