Student Success Adviser

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Student Success Adviser

  • 492349
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Student Success & Advising
  • Student Services
  • Full-time
  • Staff

Employee classification: 12 Month Salaried FT

Category: Staff

SCAD seeks a full-time student success adviser for its location in historic Savannah, GA.

In this role, you will serve as the primary contact for assigned undergraduate students and assist them as they complete their educational program at SCAD. You will provide proactive student outreach and deliver services and programs designed to support students and the university’s mission, including conducting First Year Experience classes for all incoming, first-year students. As a student success adviser, you will serve as a resource for all academic and financial questions for undergraduate students, including financial aid, scholarships, payment options, and more. You will also assist students as they prepare for their professional careers; guide them through class selection and registration; articulate academic and financial policies; and assist students as they develop academic goals, select their majors, and begin early career planning.

The successful candidate is energetic and thrives in fast-paced environments. Spectacular interpersonal communication skills — both written and verbal — are vital, and the candidate should excel with interdepartmental collaboration, time-management, and organization. The ability to work as an individual contributor and part of a team is also essential.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (master’s degree preferred)
  • Professional experience in advising, financial aid, or counseling in higher education

Preferred Qualifications: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Banner proficiency is recommended but not required.

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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