35% Responsible for providing academic, career, social/personal, and financial literacy advisement by assisting students in the development of academic and career plans that addresses their interests, skills, and abilities and clarifies their career, major, and academic goals. Additionally, this position is responsible for facilitating learning opportunities about college policies and procedures, student success skills and resources, and student life opportunities.
1. Collaborate with SSS and SSS STEM Academic Advisor(s) to provide STRONG career inventory assessment, academic planning, and academic support for students in the SSS and SSS STEM programs
2. Assist Academic Advisors in creating individualized student success plan with at-risk students and support them with engaging in behaviors that will achieve the goals that are set in their Individualized Student Success Plan
3. Support SSS and SSS STEM Academic Advisor(s) in monitoring student grades, grade-point averages, early alerts, and progress towards graduation.
5. Serves as an additional staff support for students in offering information about academic resources, educational opportunities, and provide various academic success strategies for student success
6. Refer SSS and SSS STEM students to other service providers on campus such as the Center for Academic Resources, Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Counseling Center, Reading/Study Center, Disability Services, Project Success, etc.
7. Maintain accurate and detailed records of student contact in Navigate student database
6. Keep student files up to date in accordance with federal and institutional regulations
7. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality, accuracy, and timeliness of student records
8. Handles academic inquiries in accordance with established institutional policies and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
30% Responsible for providing workshops on career exploration and assisting with academic enrichment workshops in collaboration with SSS and SSS STEM Academic Advisors, the Learning Group Coordinators and other campus resource partners.
1. Create, implement, conduct, and assess academic workshops, activities, and events for TRIO SSS/SSS STEM students.
2. Plan, develop and execute online and on-campus workshops to directly and indirectly benefit students
3. Plan and facilitate cultural and career opportunities for student participants such as graduate school visits, cultural and educational exposure to on and off campus events, etc.
4. Offer student solutions to various educational, career, and personal issues as they arise
5. Evaluate activities on an ongoing basis to increase participation, engagement and student satisfaction
6. Keep current with trends and knowledge in the fields of student success programs
7. Employ best practices and success strategies in the design, implementation, and assessment in support of meeting retention and persistence objectives of the TRIO SSS/SSS STEM grant
15% Responsible for providing financial literacy awareness to TRIO SSS/SSS STEM students by working with the Director, SSS/SSS STEM Academic Advisors, and Learning Group Coordinator to ensure that students are getting the following support:
1.Support TRIO SSS/ SSS STEM students to ensure that students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and additional required documents in a timely manner
2. Working with the Financial Aid Office regarding financial aid and scholarship opportunities
3. Provide workshops and educational resources about scholarships, financial aid information and/or FAFSA application process, and financial literacy
4. Facilitate financial/economic literacy instruction to students
5. Provide assistance to student participants in our TRIO SSS/SSS STEM programs in completing their FAFSA application
10% Responsible for coordinating workshops and providing exploration opportunities for TRIO SSS/SSS STEM students to consider applying to graduate school. The goal is to increase awareness and opportunities for TRIO SSS/SSS STEM students to further their education beyond a bachelor’s degree.
5% Support the program objectives of the TRIO SSS/SSS STEM Grant by assisting to recruit eligible students into the program and obtain documentation to verify program eligibility. Be an advocate for first-generation and limited-income students by serving on campus committees and participating in campus events and activities that support our TRIO SSS/SSS STEM students.
5% Perform other duties as assigned by the TRIO SSS/SSS STEM director.
During the academic year and summer months, evening hours and occasional weekend hours may be required in order to meet recruitment and retention initiatives of the TRIO SSS/STEM program.