Advisor/Success Coach

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 03, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Major Exploration (CME) at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Advisor/Success Coach (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will advise and counsel exploratory students regarding major and course selection. Other duties include: review and assess students’ academic performance; supports student success, retention and progression to graduation; provides individualized student outreach to students who are identified at-risk; connects students to relevant campus resources; provides coaching and support for students on an ongoing basis; monitors and tracks progress of students; maintains communication with faculty and staff in support of students; support retention initiatives and provide outreach and advising assistance to new and returning students.

Required Education: Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, psychology, education, social work or relevant field.

Required Qualifications: Experience in advising, counseling, or related field. Experience in a higher education setting, working with student focused initiatives. Demonstrated knowledge of student development and resources to promote student success. Demonstrated ability to interpret and explain complex rules and regulations and/or respond to routine inquiries regarding enrollment services functions such as admissions, registration or financial aid. Demonstrated ability to build relationships. Demonstrated skill in advising and counseling. Demonstrated ability in working with diverse student populations. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relate effectively with students, institutional personnel, and the public. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs, and information systems such as Banner or a comparable program used to edit communication documents, enter and manipulate data, and produce or generate reports. Demonstrated ability to conduct workshops, seminars, and training.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience using Banner SIS or a comparable program and CRM.

Review Date: This position closes on March 15, 2021.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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