This position delivers high quality, student centered, culturally responsive advising and planning in the Saint Paul College One Stop to students regarding admissions, assessment, registration, financial aid, tuition and general college information. This position directly supports students' efforts to successfully transition to the college and reach their academic goals, providing advising to applicants and students who need additional support to navigate complex financial aid situations, admission, assessment or registration issues. This position provides responsible borrowing and financial literacy advising, which align with the College student retention and engagement efforts. All employees of Saint Paul College are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion in all forms as well as providing excellent customer service continuously to all internal and external contacts.
Bachelor's degree and full-time, professional experience working in Higher Education or Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration or related field.
Knowledge of college admission and registration processes and program offerings and/or knowledge of federal financial aid processes and guidelines.
Effective written and verbal communication skills sufficient to participate in discussions and communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of private information according to federal regulations (FERPA, Data Privacy Act, Minnesota State policies and procedures).
Experience working with students from diverse and traditionally underserved backgrounds and with varied needs.
Ability to establish cooperative working relationships.
Knowledge and clear understanding of customer service standards.
Demonstrated inter-cultural competency.
Ability to track data in an organized and accurate manner, and report that data.
Experience working independently and as a team member.
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite Software.
Three years of professional experience in higher education.
Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration or related field.
Experience assessing student needs and coordinating services in an effort to retain students.
Knowledge of the Minnesota State System and college policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
Working knowledge of current student information system (Integrated Student Records System), ImageNow, Minnesota State System related Web Communications and Degree Audit Report Systems (DARS).
Knowledge of testing and assessment functions, policies, procedures, and processes.
Applicants must apply on-line at: http://www.saintpaul.edu/AboutUs/Employment .You must apply online and attach an electronic resume and copy of your transcript(s) to your online application in order to be considered for this position. Salary and benefits will be based on the collective bargaining agreement between MAPE and the State of Minnesota.
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About Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College was recently ranked the #1 community college in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine, for student engagement in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, and support for learning. The college offers 39 associate degree programs, including the Associate in Arts degree, 60 career certificate and diploma programs. For over 100 years, Saint Paul College has been helping students succeed in high-demand careers.