The Student Success Advisor (SSA) uses a developmental philosophy and holistic approach to help students reach their educational, professional, and personal goals. Wentworth Institute of Technology is building a shared advising model designed to foster student success. Students will explore their goals and work with a Student Success Advisor on the creation and implementation of a success map. Using the success map, SSAs guide students through assessing their needs, determining appropriate steps, and utilizing resources as they identify and work towards reaching these goals.A Student Success Advisor is a key member of a student?s success network which includes faculty advisor-mentors, CO-OPS + CAREER advisors, and other community members. The person in this position will, in collaboration with other Student Success Advisors, employ a holistic and comprehensive approach to assist students in maximizing their educational experience.Student Success Advisors are guided by the advising core competencies as outlined in NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (https://nacada.ksu.edu).Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.All applicants have the right to request accessibility support and accommodations. To find out more about the Wentworth?s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity.Required Qualifications:? Masters degree in college student development, counseling, or a related field required.? At least one year (within the last 5) of working in a professional capacity in higher education, preferably in advising or related field. An internship can substitute for one year of work.? Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, decision making, oral and written communication skills; ability to manage multiple tasks at once, organized and detail oriented.? Knowledge of, commitment to, and expertise in building rapport with students from diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, and socio-economic and other backgrounds.? Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of diverse constituents including students, parents, faculty, and administrators.? Familiarity and expertise with information technology, including administrative software systems, Microsoft Office, online communication tools and social media platforms.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Bostons academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design...: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/