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Student Success Specialist or Sr Student Success Specialist

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Category:
Student Affairs and Services
Position Title: Student Success Specialist or Sr Student Success Specialist
Department: Dean of Students
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with occasional evening or weekend work required

Two positions available with the potential to be filled at either the Student Success Specialist or Senior Student Success Specialist level consistent with the selected applicant's experience.

Salary:
Targeted salary ranges: $37,040-$39,800 Student Success Specialist; $44,160-$47,472 Senior Student Success Specialist

Travel:
Less than 10%

Brief Statement of Duties

Student Success Specialist:
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a program of support designed to aid in the retention and academic success of all students with an emphasis on students in academic programs in the assigned academic department(s). Advise and provide academic and non-academic support to assigned students and deliver support to students in any major or program. Assist the assigned
academic department(s) with student recruitment efforts.

Senior Student Success Specialist:
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a program of support designed to aid in the retention and academic success of all students with an emphasis on students in academic programs in the assigned academic department(s). Advise and provide academic and non-academic support to assigned students and deliver support to students in any major or program. Assist the assigned
academic department(s) with student recruitment efforts. Responsible for leading initiative(s) and/or program(s) essential to the Student Success and Wellness department (e.g., student success technology, academic support programs, wellness, assessment, training, mentoring, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:


Required Specialized Training/Certifications:


Required Minimum Work Experience:

Student Success Specialist:
Bachelor's Degree.
One year of professional experience (including graduate assistant experience) with academic advising, admissions counseling, academic support programs, residence life, wellness, or other work that relates
to student affairs.

Senior Student Success Specialist:
Bachelor's Degree with four years of professional experience (including graduate assistant experience) with academic advising, admissions counseling, academic support programs, residence life, wellness, or other work that relates to student affairs OR a Master's Degree with two years of professional experience (including graduate assistant experience) with academic advising, admissions counseling, academic support programs, residence life, wellness, or other work that relates to student affairs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:

Student Success Specialist and Senior Student Success Specialist:
Knowledge of college advising and retention strategies.
Ability to relate to and effectively communicate with college students.
Ability to understand the needs of college students.
Ability to make effective referrals to college resources.
Self-directed and able to work autonomously while also working effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Ability to interact with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and outside constituents in a manner which positively reflects upon the advising office, academic departments, and the university.
Experience and skill with computer applications including word processing, email, spreadsheets and reporting.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Effective public speaking skills.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including weekends and evenings.

Additional Desirable Qualifications
Student Success Specialist and Senior Student Success Specialist:
Master's Degree.
Knowledge and experience working with at-risk students.

Other
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume

Contact Information:

Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493

Equal Employment Opportunity:
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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