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Student Success Advisor

Company: Tiffin University
Location: Tiffin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Student Success Advisor reports to the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success and serves as an academic advisor and advocate for new and continuing students. This individual assists student with course scheduling, teaching them the skills they need to successfully complete their curriculum in four years and developing the tools they need for academic planning and course registration beyond their first year. Furthermore, the Student Success Advisor (SSA) serves as the primary intervention staff member for any student demonstrating risk factors, which are presented in the campus early-alert system and daily attendance reporting.MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES - Schedule all new students (first-year, transfer, and international students) upon admission to the university - Utilize data to assist in advising outreach - Meet with each student, at minimum, once a semester to advise on curriculum planning, course selection, registration process, and guidance to graduation (long-term curriculum mapping) - Ensure assigned students to register for classes in a timely manner and for full course load - Discuss and establish student's academic, personal, and professional goals during advising appointments, while also developing an academic and co-curricular action plan - Assist students in completing the process to drop/add a course(s), change program/major, and other course permission requests - Assist students with schedule adjustments as a result of canceled classes, missing prerequisites and/or an F, D, WD, XF, WF, and/or placement on Academic Probation - Outreach to at-risk students regarding academic support and student support services - Identify and intervene, using the early-alert system, students who demonstrate the following characteristics:o Significant gap in credit hours earned versus attemptedo Course attendance or performance o Low retention and/or academic success probability score as determined bypredictive analyticso Financial holds (Assist Financial Aid with outreach to students on financial hold)o Student Affairs (residence life, student engagement, mental health, etc.) concerns regarding a student - Provide support and assistance with planning and implementation of First-Year Experience functions as needed - Opportunity to teach the DEC 100 Engage courseOther duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB - Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred - Previous experience in Higher Education curriculum or academic advising - Must demonstrate the ability to work with faculty and/or students in group and one-on-one situations - Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and work in an environment with continuous interruptions. - Strong problem-solving skills - Maintain a current understanding of the requirements for FERPA, Financial Aid and Disability Services in a university setting - An understanding of and commitment to Tiffin University's Vision, Mission, and Values.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMinimum physical exertion. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, communicate, reach and travel.PI175554976

Keywords: Tiffin University, Toledo , Student Success Advisor, Other , Tiffin, Ohio

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