Student Success Advisor
• Serve as an Academic Advisor for a cohort of Husson students with a focus on undeclared students and students in their first years at Husson.
• Utilize a variety of advising techniques and modalities to provide support to students in transition or encountering academic and personal challenges.
• Collaborate with faculty and students to develop, implement and monitor remediation plans appropriate to the graduation requirements and expectations of a variety of academic programs.
• Keep accurate records and notes of student interactions and outcomes.
• Provide clear and accurate explanations of university policy and academic expectations across a variety of departments and fields.
• Develop and provide workshops to foster academic and personal development in areas such as academic reading, exam preparation, math and science competency, time-management, study skills, etc.
• Provide academic coaching to students identified as needing additional support by faculty.
• Teach in the Husson Experience course (HE 111) as needed.
• Collaborate with academic advisors in all of the University's Schools/Colleges to coordinate student supports for at-risk students.
• Follow institutional guidelines on FERPA and confidentiality.
• Other duties as assigned.
Advisors will additionally have responsibility for aspects of specific programs and initiatives from the Center for student success, such as:
• Undeclared students
• Support for student athletes
• Provide direction for PAC (Peer Advising Connection)
• Eagle Week
• Intervention for students on Academic Probation
• Intercultural initiatives
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of experience with college level students or the equivalent in experience; strength in student advocacy; strong problem-solving and collaborative skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; willingness to broaden and deepen areas of expertise in supporting student populations.
A Master's degree with 3 or more years of progressively responsible experience in student advising/support/teaching at the college level; demonstrated record of building positive relationships with and advocating for students from diverse backgrounds in an academic setting; knowledge of current best practices in academic advising. Familiarity with nursing programs and students is a plus.