Provide academic advising, guidance and support services to Veteran students. Assist students with understanding military benefits while providing guidance for completing a degree or transferring. Monitor student academic progress and develop action plans for students who are struggling academically. Develop individualized academic plans. Educate students on financial literacy, scholarship and other related areas. Work effectively with student services offices and academic departments to meet the goals and objectives of the office, division, and institution. Assist with program evaluation, and complete other assignments as directed.
Knowledge of a variety of governing compliance agencies as well as their regulations and policies
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrate ability to work successfully with persons from diverse backgrounds, and commitment to diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Decision making skills along with the ability to communicate and collaborate with others
Ability to assess individual student needs and identify applicable resources
Strong ability to learn, understand and explain admissions, academic, and financial requirements and college policies
Experience working with a diverse population of students
Personal computing/technology skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, and experience with and comfort utilizing multiple types of technology to provide advising services
Master's degree in student personnel, education, counseling, or related field
Veteran Affairs experience
Federal Financial Aid experience
Two years of experience working in higher education
Previous experience in admissions, academic, career, or financial aid advising
Lake Superior College provides high quality, affordable higher education that benefits diverse learners, employers, and the community. LSC's academic, technical, continuing education, and workforce development offerings prepare learners for a rapidly changing global community. Our services support learning, and our partnerships connect the college and its learners to a broader spectrum of community life. Our mission is characterized by: A strong sense of community Trust, respect, and integrity Personal attention Accountability Innovation and flexibility Life-long learning and personal growth