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Destination Graduation Advisor

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 8, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
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Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Destination Graduation Advisor

Position Type: Staff

Department: Student Success Center

Posting Number: 201201469

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

  • Serve as an academic pathways/majors coach for DSU students seeking to declare a major or explore majors and/or careers.
  • Work closely with each academic department and other student support staff to promote DSU services and student success.
  • Provide assistance to students in the areas of academic success, career development, career exploration and connect students with resources on and off campus to promote student success and graduation.
  • Plan and implement programs to assist undergraduate students in their academic success, including study skills and selection of major.
  • Work closely with Institutional Research, project director, Student Success staff, and other campus departments to prepare required programmatic reports.
  • Work closely with Orientation and First Year Experience to assist students in transitioning to college.
  • Follow guidelines with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as they pertain to the students' rights to privacy and accuracy and retention of academic records.
  • Collaboratively work with campus partners to stay abreast of opportunities in various fields/ majors and to identify strategies to address issues hindering success and re-entry barriers.
  • Any other duties as assigned related to student success and academic advising.

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in academic advising a plus, but not required.
  • Demonstrated record of:
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a changing, evolving department.
    • Integrity and commitment to developing and maintaining the highest academic standards and working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

  • Knowledge of test-taking strategies, time management and study techniques.
  • Must be a United States citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States.
  • Basic understanding of Banner, new media (Website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree requiredMaster’s degree preferred

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Additional Information:
This is a grant position.

Open Date: 03/07/2024

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-414db8d2a32ebe4cb225e91db3a28d09

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