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Position Summary:

Are you a student centric professional who is passionate about helping students be their best? The Office of University Advising Initiatives and Student Success is seeking three (3) enthusiastic individuals to serve in the role as Success Coach. We invite qualified applicants to apply for our openings!

Success Coaches serve as mission-guided, student centric professionals who serve as the primary contact to first-year students to help navigate academic, vocational, social and wellness journeys while promoting belonging, agency and engagement in and outside the classroom. This position will also play a pivotal role in helping the institution to achieve its Marianist vision of education, retention and graduation goals. This position will report to the Director of University Advising Initiatives and Student Success (Academic Affairs & Learning Initiatives) with additional accountability to the Dean of Students Office (Student Development)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
At least three years of experience post bachelor’s degree attainment working with college-aged students or HS college prep work with Juniors and Seniors
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience maintaining discretion and confidentiality of sensitive student information
Ability to collaborate across organizations
Ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work some nights and weekends for rotation of support services

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Completion of Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling, social work or similar discipline
Three or more years of experience post bachelor’s degree attainment working with college-aged students
Experience communicating knowledge of current student development best practices or challenges and common support structures for college students
Demonstrated knowledge of legal issues, current trends and best practices that inform case management in higher education
Demonstrated analytical thinking to select and interpret guidelines, and address problems of considerable difficulty
Commitment to delivering equitable and culturally appropriate holistic student support
Familiarity with and value for Catholic Higher Education
Knowledge of student development theory and academic advising methods, with ability to apply to provide holistic support to students
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the distinctive characteristics of Marianist universities

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. The University does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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