Performs all duties necessary to plan, coordinate, and integrate activities associated with retention and completion of students on caseload. Monitors and assists in the development and implementation of retention and completion activities as detailed in grant. Provides comprehensive and proactive advising, educational guidance, career planning services and assistance for students from entry to completion. Such activities include, but are not limited to, engaging students in academic and career planning, retention programming, monitoring of completion milestones, clarifying their career goals, and providing them with referrals to resources to serve them holistically. This is a grant funded position.
Provides intrusive, intentional, and proactive case management to assigned students.
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.
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.
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, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, and state and federal mandates.
Adopts the appreciative advising approach to optimize interactions and work with students.
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 comprehensive academic, and career planning services for students from entry to completion.
Serve as a resource and refers students to community and social support services that can address assistance they may need to support their success and completion of degree and/or certificate.
Provides students with career exploration services including career assessment, results interpretation, and assistance in career choice and program selection.
Assists students with the development of short- and long-term career goals and job search strategies including informational interviews, resume and interview skills development.
Facilitates employer recruiting activities such as career/job fairs, recruiting activities, workshops and educational programs.
Assists students in the development of career competencies as defined by national organizations and/or supplied by advisory boards/employers for discipline.
Provides assistance in securing a career in the field related to their degree and/or certificate.
Participates in recruitment of students for the programs as defined by the grant and/or STLCC.
Draws upon the services of Student and Academic Affairs units to assist students in resolving problems.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience.
Master's Degree in Education, Psychology, or Human Services
Bilingual skills preferred
Open Until Filled: Yes
Quick Link: 10540
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is located at the Forest Park Campus:
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