Xavier University is seeking applications for the position of Student Services Advisor-Academic in TRiO, Student Support Services. TRiO, SSS is a grant funded program that supports students who are first generation, low income, and/or have a disability. This position is full time for 11 months. The Student Services Advisor-Academic may be required to work evenings and weekends as needed.
The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide comprehensive counseling services in the areas of academic, personal, and career counseling, success coaching and keep confidential case notes; monitor students’ progress toward general education components; assist participants in establishing realistic short term and long term goals concerning academic achievement, personal growth, career development and cultural awareness; teach seminar series based upon participants’ needs and program goals; maintain relationships with academic oriented offices; facilitate peer and professional tutoring programs; accompany and supervise participants on cultural activities and trips; and any other tasks that are assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline such as higher education/student affairs, education, guidance counseling, college student personnel, psychology, social work or related field or working toward the completion of an advanced degree.
Two years or more experience in an educational setting working with low-income, first generation, and students with disabilities or a TRiO program. Counseling college aged students.
Proven ability to conduct academic, professional planning, financial literacy and personal workshops, coordinate programs, and work collaboratively with other offices across campus.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Understanding of the Jesuit mission of Xavier University.
An applicant coming from a background similar to the project participants is preferred.
To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers of three professional references on Xavier University’s website by November 14, 2017.
XAVIER UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer more than 90 undergraduate majors, 55 minors and 19 graduate programs to 7,000 total students. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide.