* Important: Applicants will be required to provide their Academic Advising Philosophy in the supplemental questions part of this application **
Provides comprehensive and proactive advising, educational guidance, career and transfer planning services and assistance for students from entry to completion. Such activities include, but are not limited to: engaging students in academic planning, interpreting assessments, clarifying their career and transfer goals, and providing them with referrals to resources to serve them holistically.
Adopts STLCC's Student Success Advising Framework, from entry to completion, in carrying out appropriate services, resources and intervention strategies to students.
Identifies and delivers strategies for assigned students to enhance their experience and contribute to improved retention, persistence, and graduation rates for students.
Understands and stays abreast of institutional and national data in regard to a student success advisor’s role in student success at the college.
Assists student in clarifying their transfer plans (when applicable) and in determining the courses of action to transfer.
Educates students on the enrollment process, interpretation of assessment test scores, standards of academic progress, and utilization of technology tools.
Assists in the new student orientation process.
Educates students on their academic standing and provides advice on building a plan towards good academic standing.
Interprets career assessments to assist students with career exploration and education planning.
Refers and accepts referrals of students for services as needed.
Reviews degree evaluations, transfer credits, college placement test results and other available information to assist students in creating an education plan that fulfills their selected program's requirements.
Understands and stays abreast of changing institutional policies and college operating procedures including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates.
Adopts the appreciative advising approach to optimize interactions and work with students.
Assists students in the development of an educational plan including clarifying educational and career goals, choosing a program of study and assisting the student through this decision making process.
Develops and updates academic advising skills and knowledge through involvement in both internal and external professional development and training opportunities.
Establishes and maintains connection with students. Provides proactive advising and case management for students identified on caseload.
Plans and conducts successful advising interactions. Accurately disseminates information in a clear and concise manner, maintains detailed and accurate records, and provides appropriate referrals based on the individual needs of the student.
Provides students with strategies related to academic progress and work/life/study balance.
Provides various modes of advising delivery (e.g., group advising, online advising, one-on-one advising, etc.) in response to student needs, enrollment trends and changing campus environments.
Processes and/or assists in the workflows associated with substitution/waiver requests, add/drop/withdrawal, graduation and change of major.
Provides comprehensive academic, career and transfer planning services for students from entry to completion.
Conducts group and/or classroom presentations for academic, career and transfer planning.
May participate with senior advisors on projects and tasks.
Maintains an effective informational and collaborative relationship with other college and academic departments.
Verifies applicable courses as they relate to federal financial aid funding and/or veteran's benefits.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience.
Master's degree preferred.
Experience working in a higher education setting and an understanding and passion for community college students.
Experience working with case management and technology.
Billingual skills preferred.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Quick Link: 10250
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Important: Applicants will be required to provide their Academic Advising Philosophy in the supplemental questions part of this application ****
The job requisition is a district-wide opening for multiple STLCC campus locations:
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.
Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff