Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Jan 9 2023 Job Description:
The Fellowship and Success Advisor provides academic advising and coaching to a cohort of students from matriculation through graduation. They assist students with academic planning and navigating the resources, expectations, and challenges of being a Goucher student and coach students in developing and deepening academic life skills. The Fellowship and Success Advisor is also responsible for overseeing national fellowships - recruiting students for these fellowships and advising them through the process.
Required: Required (or completion of degree upon hiring): Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Student Development, Higher Education or related field.
Experience in working with students in a higher education setting. The ideal candidate will demonstrate active approaches of fostering an inclusive academic community that embraces diverse student identities and uses an equity-based approach to their work.
Three years' experience in academic advising and/or coaching, including work with at-risk students, transfer students, undecided students, low-income and first-generation students, or student-athletes.
Salary Range: $45,153 - $53,121
Essential Job Functions:
A. Serve as an advisor to a cohort of students - from matriculation to graduation (academic planning, course registration, connection to campus resources, selecting majors and minors, understanding policies and procedures and developing post-graduation plans).
Support advisees academically by proactively monitoring students' progress and performance, identifying academic challenges, and co-creating a holistic academic success plan that addresses academic difficulties.
Meet with students individually and in groups to develop and deepen academic life skills such as time management, organization, studying, note-taking, reading and test-taking strategies.
Provide coaching and guidance throughout students' undergraduate careers that address self-care, socio-emotional well-being and career related issues.
Connect students with Goucher resources to support academic success (Writing Center, QR Center, Supplemental Instruction, and Content-Area tutoring).
Create, coordinate, and deliver workshop series on various academic and student success topics, including time management, organization, reading, note-taking, and study strategies and other academic policies and procedures.
Support students' access and use of online platforms including Canvas, the Goucher Portal, Academic Catalogue, myGoucher, Degree Works, and EAB Student Success Collaborative.
Track student progress by running reports, analyzing student data, and communicating with students' regarding registration, grades and graduation.
B. Work closely with key Success Team Partners:
Collaborate with staff in the Office of Global Education, Career Education Office and the Office of Community Based Learning to connect students with study abroad, internships, and community-based experiences to create a bridge between these experiences and their intended program of study.
Proactively and collaboratively monitor student progress and performance, analyze problem areas, brainstorm to identify solutions, and conduct intervention strategies.
Make referrals for personal or academic issues as appropriate.
Collaborate with faculty, staff and students to develop programs, services, or opportunities to support Goucher Students' success.
Lead Success Team cases and collaborate as appropriate with other Success Team members and Care Team members.
Collaborate with Student Support and Outreach (SSO) and the Care Team to outreach to students' with socio-emotional concerns and refer them when appropriate to other campus resources.
C. Recruit candidates to nominate for prestigious national fellowships and advise them throughout the process.
Coordinate teams of faculty and staff to provide feedback on materials, conduct mock interviews, etc.
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.