Veteran Student Advisor, Student Affairs
Company: West Coast University
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Serving as the primary point of contact for all campus students
during their academic career, is the principal advising resource
for students and is responsible for enhancing the students' overall
University experience by helping them utilize the University
academic and support services, delivering and maintaining a
comprehensive persistence success and remediation system. Through
collaboration with students, faculty, and associates, the Student
Advisor will identify students who need additional assistance to be
successful and work to proactively address areas of concern as
students strive to achieve their educational goals. The Student
Advisor will also coordinate and manage student relations
activities such as: student persistence, retention, and
Description for Internal Candidates
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Collaborate and partner with Academic, FA, Admissions,
Registrar, and other University departments on campus to serve
students in a holistic and comprehensive manner to ensure students
are provided advising and support resources across administrative,
co-curricular, and academic areas.
- Educate students on University policy and procedures, and
program requirements, ensuring consistent, and accurate information
is identified, shared, and applied.
- Coordinate, facilitate, and participate in student outreach
activities, services, and processes in the areas of learning and
retention strategies, advising, campus life, and life skills to
enhance student satisfaction and support successful student
- Guide students in how to navigate University resources.
- Monitor student attendance, student satisfaction and other
retention related data.
- Utilize and maintain a comprehensive tracking and reporting
system for all students identified as at-risk by implementing,
monitoring and utilizing early warning and intervention strategies
for students who are or are perceived to be "at risk" due to
academic or co-curricular concerns, and as identified by the
University's Student Success/Academic Action Plan(s).
- Create comprehensive persistence and remediation reports for
the campus Academic Leaders and Director of Student Affairs, and
makes recommendations for process improvement.
- May act as subject matter expert and provide services in a
specialty role. Such as but not limited to :Serves as the primary
point of contact for DOD/VA students and provide advice to Service
members on disability counseling, academic counseling, job search
activities, financial aid counseling (but for deeper counseling
would refer to FA Certifying Official on campus), and student
support services. In addition, the point of contact may be asked to
assist with updates needed in the DOD/VA databases when tuition,
policies impacting Service members and student status changes
occur. OR Provide at-risk GE students accurate and timely
information regarding the TEAS examination, following completion of
all assigned remediation, and support these students until the TEAS
examination is passed, student is academically dismissed, or
- Manage and update advising related student records with the
necessary information for each individual student, i.e. progress
towards program requirements, goals and objectives, information and
concerns. This includes but is not limited to related interactions
with students: emails, phone calls or written communication and
generate regular performance reports summarizing student progress.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which
includes coursework in education, instructional design,
administration, business management, student affairs, psychology,
or related field.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with
three years of experience relevant to the position.
Master's or higher degree from an accredited college or university
which includes coursework in education, instructional design,
administration, business management, student personnel, psychology
or related field preferred.
Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive
benefit package including:
- Health & Wellness
- Financial & Retirement
- Family & Parenting
- Vacation & Time Off
- Perks & Discount
- Professional Development West Coast University is proud to be
an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to
work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.
Campus: WCU Anaheim
Keywords: West Coast University, Torrance , Veteran Student Advisor, Student Affairs, Other , Torrance, California
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