Ohio University College of Business, invites applications for up to two full-time Success Advisors in our Career and Student Success department. The positions are based on campus in beautiful Athens, Ohio and are expected to begin in August 2021.
Please complete the online application at https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/37459. Review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by August 3, 2021.
The Success Advisor will hold one-on-one academic advising and career coaching appointments on various topics including, graduation plans, major/career exploration, decision making, maximizing campus opportunities, and goal clarification. The Success Advisor is a member of an integrated college team providing individual academic, career, and related support to an assigned group of college students as they progress through a specific academic program. The Success Advisor provides a supportive environment of educational and career needs by ensuring students follow their approved course of study by building relationships with students while also guiding their career goals and reviewing pathways to graduation. The Success Advisor will engage students in post-graduate success by bridging the gap between college and lifelong career management skills; and develop educational programs and events and maintain key liaison relationships with university stakeholders.
Primary Accountabilites: Academic Advising and Career Coaching Students: • Coach students in the appropriate academic and career guided pathways; provide academic advising, career coaching, and experiential learning support towards post-graduate success. • Deliver comprehensive advising and coaching support to an assigned group of students through degree completion, including academic intervention for struggling students. • Apply student development philosophy (appreciative advising, career theories) to provide comprehensive academic advising and career coaching to students from diverse backgrounds regarding degree program planning, career exploration and decisions, goal clarification, and personal life management. • Review student progress and track students through the use of graduation plans and other academic support services • Develop student graduation plans and provide semesterly touchpoints for students. • Leverage alumni and other relationships to optimize opportunities for career outcomes. • Collaborate across the institution with the “Student Success Hub”, various support offices, and colleges to provide excellent service and resources for students. • Participate in the development of retention strategies to assist students in completing their goal. • Regularly collaborate with faculty and other college staff as needed to support student success. • Assist in organizing periodic signature events and programs for students, faculty and staff. • Maintain accurate notes and review audit reports for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals for experiential learning opportunities.
Specific College Needs: Success Advisors may assist with recruiting and orienting students to Ohio University. This can include advising students through Bobcat Student Orientation prior to each semester, teaching learning community seminars, recommending learning community curricula, and representing the college at recruiting events and the Major’s Fair. The specific requirements for each position depend on the needs of the college.
Ohio University’s College of Business is a top-ranked, AACSB-accredited business school that offers a hands-on, personalized experience for students at the undergraduate and gradual levels. We’re agile professionals who are disciplined risk takers, life-long learners, and curious global citizens. We inspire innovators who strategically create value and motivate leaders who serve with grit and determination. We also nurture self-aware citizens who better the world of business. Our culture in the College of Business is one that is never complacent. We believe if there’s a better way, we should do it. We’re motivated to serve our students first and we will always find ways to do, and be, better. This includes finding additional incredible faculty and staff like you. We hope you’ll join us. Learn more at https://business.ohio.edu/about/future-employees/.
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where approximately 40,000 students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our Athens Campus offers students a vibrant residential learning experience in one of the nation’s most picturesque academic settings. Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state, and online programs further advance the University’s commitment to providing educational access and opportunity.
Diversity is a core value of the College of Business at Ohio University. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The richness of the University community reflects diversity of culture, race, gender, region, age, religion, ideas, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, ability and a myriad of multi-cultures. You will find Ohio University is a microcosm of a global society. All persons are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree by start date and at least three years of related experience such as academic advising/career coaching or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with outstanding benefits including, among others, generous paid time off, comprehensive insurance, and educational benefits for employee and eligible dependents.