Salary $46,000 - $48,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
The student success counselor is responsible for providing coaching, support, and direct student advising to approximately 400 – 600 students actively enrolled in courses per trimesterA student success counselor is an integral part of ensuring csu global students complete their degrees, certificates, and courses in a timely manner, receive support in meeting their personal and professional goals, and feel cared for and supported during their educational journeyThis position will work with students upon initial entry to the university through successful completion of their programsCounselors will provide proactive outreach, degree planning, general customer service through basic financial aid and transfer evaluation advising and provide success coaching and support.
Our mission & values:
Colorado state university global is committed to advancing student academic and professional success in a global society, by providing access to dynamic education characterized by excellence, innovative delivery technologies, industry relevance, and strong stakeholder engagementWe set the standard for quality and innovation in higher education because of our core valuesOur values make an impact.
Innovative thinking: we identify opportunities to facilitate student and csu global success through the execution of transformative industry methods and progressive solutions that are effective, efficient, and innovative.
Mission focused: we drive student success in a global society through education, services, guidance, and experience.
Professional development: we are a learning organization that is always evolving and are committed to the professional development of our faculty, staff, and students.
Accountability: we take ownership of performance across all levels and functions of the organization creating an excellent stakeholder experience.
Care: we engage with care in all that we do, creating an inclusive environment to ensure that we are treating each person as an individual and respecting the needs and wants of staff, faculty, and students.
Teamwork: we don`t just talk about teamwork; we exhibit it in the way that we interact, collaborate, consult each other, resolve issues, and respect each other`s contributions.
Essential duties & responsibilities
Coach students on topics such as academic exploration and planning, academic success skills and goal setting, engaging in the campus community, basic financial aid and transfer evaluation topics, and timely degree completion.
Assist students to navigate their academic experience by helping them with timely connection to academic and non-academic resources, creative problem solving, student support services, navigating and understanding university policies and procedures.
Provide academic coaching and support for at-risk students and students in satisfactory academic progress.
Engage in proactive outreach and conversations through phone, text, email and video conferencing.
Respond in a timely manner to students’ requests, concerns or issues in accordance with csu global guidelines.
Utilize the student information system (sis) and other university systems to track student progress and student interactions.
De-escalate and resolve student issues or concerns.
Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate academic programs, institution and federal specific policies, procedures, rules and regulations, tools and support services, and other academic requirements and options.
Knowledge of basic financial aid and transfer evaluation policies and processes.
Collaborating with faculty and support staff to fully support students.
Participating in professional development to stay current on best practices and drive improvements.
Carries out duties in compliance with all ferpa, state and federal regulations and guidelines.
As needed, serve on university committees and/or task forces including, but not limited to, the admissions committee, retention committee, appeals committee.
Other duties as assigned.
Required knowledge, skills & abilities
Demonstrated experience with coaching, social work, counseling and/or academic advising theories, practices and principles.
Active listening - giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Relationship building - applying soft skills to connect with others and form positive relationships.
Social perceptiveness - being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Conflict management - ability to identify and handle conflicts sensibly, fairly, and efficiently.
Instructing - teaching others how to do something.
Customer & personal service - knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal servicesThis includes customer needs quality standards for services.
Time management - managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Judgment and decision making - considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Deductive reasoning - the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive reasoning - the ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work - developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Critical thinking - using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Collaboration - successfully working with others to complete a project, task or goal.
Enter data into a computer using software applications for data entry.
Proficient with e-mail and cloud-based document systems (e.g., google applications).
Proficient with standard word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
Work and be proficient with e-mail systems.
O strong ability to verbally speak to others and convey information clearly and effectively.
O strong ability to write effective and clear correspondence including addressing questions and concerns, application of policies and procedures, and goal setting when appropriate.
O apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to touch, handle or feel, and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms.
Ability to spend long durations of the workday in front of a computer monitor.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Qualifications: education & experience
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university requiredPreferred master’s degree in counseling, social work, education or related area.
Two (2) years of professional working experiencePreferred two or more years of experience in higher education advising, professional coaching, social work, counseling or retention related initiatives.
Preferred demonstrated experience or understanding of current advising and success coaching methodologies.
Csu global internal applicants must have demonstrated consistent success in their current role for at least 12 months, is not on any form of corrective action, and is meeting current performance expectations within their role.
Total compensation: csu global offers employer contributions to medical, dental, group life, ad&d coverage, wellness benefit and training & development opportunitiesAdditional employee-paid benefits are available for vision, fsa/hsa, voluntary life, and voluntary ad&d coverage, critical illness and accident insuranceCsu global also offers a 401a retirement account with a generous employer match, 100% tuition assistance for csu global programs (bachelor’s and master’s degrees), paid sick time, paid vacation time, and 10 holidays per yearCsu global employees are state employees and have access to the colorado state employee assistance program (c-seap) resourcesDiscounted pet insurance is also available.
Salary:$46,000 – $48,000
Additional information: applicants who advance through the hiring process will be asked to participate in the following: a pre-recorded video, job skills demonstration, and live interview(s) through video or in-personThe candidate appointed to the role(s)will be asked to complete and pass a background checkApplicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the american with disabilities act and certain state and local lawsIf you require an accommodation to csu global’s hiring process, please respond email email@example.com or call us at 303-515-6164.
Colorado state university system is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all federal and colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirementsIn order to assist colorado state university system in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and to also identify themselves.