Student Success Advisor

Midland University Fremont , NE 68025

Posted 3 weeks ago

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Student Success Advisor for the Student Success Center. The Student Success Advisor is responsible for student registration, academic coaching, student advocacy and supporting student success.

Job Duties

  • Serve as a success coach to students, supporting all student persistence and achievement initiatives on campus.

  • Develop individual relationships and maintain direct contact with student advisees on an ongoing basis to set goals, develop action plans for academic success, schedule courses and identify barriers to success.

  • Closely monitor students to identify at-risk situations and opportunities to improve graduation success.

  • Give and receive referrals to and from faculty and other University offices for students' major considerations, academic issues, or personal concerns.

  • Provide proactive and timely outreach and intervention through a variety of methods to facilitate effective communication.

  • Exhibit goal-orientation and drive to achieve institutional benchmarks and departmental goals. Participate and support all key departmental operations including: strategic planning and program assessment, data tracking and monitoring, proper filing of documentation and participation in departmental meetings.

Qualifications Needed:

  • A bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with high degree of attention to detail

  • Skills at connecting and building rapport with students from diverse backgrounds

  • Proficiency with basic software programs and applications, such as Microsoft Office

  • An ability to work independently and in a team environment

Should demonstrate:

  • Effective one on one and long term relationship building skills

  • A positive attitude with a strong work ethic and high level of energy

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to be flexible, creative, innovative and the ability to function efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Compensation:

Midland University offers participation in a fully-insured medical/prescription plan with a Health Savings Account, life and long-term disability insurance, 403b retirement option and educational benefits for both the employee and his/her dependents. In addition, employees have the option of participating in dental, vision, voluntary life, and supplemental insurance plans. Wages will be commensurate with education, experience, and individual strengths.


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Student Success Advisor

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