The purpose of this position is to provide support to current and prospective students, specifically Kiewit scholars, students pursuing a non-traditional career for their gender and students in STEM programs of study, to improve their probability of success so that they will retain from semester to semester, persist until graduation and, if applicable, have positive transfer experiences. This is accomplished by providing academic and career advising, assisting students to navigate college processes, acting as a liaison between students and faculty, staff and transfer institutions, utilizing a variety of modalities (face-to-face, social media, telephone, email) to deliver services, participating in college and departmental retention activities, and possessing a comprehensive understanding of the transfer process.
This position is partially grant funded and the full-time status of it will be contingent upon grant renewal.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (education, counseling, or psychology) required, Master’s Degree in a related field (higher education, education, psychology, or counseling) preferred.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience working in higher education required; advising experience desirable.