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Part-Time Success Advisor *updated screen date*

Company: Montana State University, Inc
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Join a dynamic team in the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success where guiding students is a passion and privilege. In keeping with the mission, vision and principles of Montana State University, the state's only public land grant institution, we are innovative and thoughtful leaders committed, in service, to advancing the future of others. We work closely with students, faculty and staff, employers, foundations, and other partners to create future focused outcomes. We use technology, metrics, and mindsets to shape our strategy and help students navigate their educational experience. We leverage the spirit of teamwork, hard work, and dedication to make our strategic plans become an operational reality.

Duties and Responsibilities Success Advisors will assist students with the skills necessary to continue their education at MSU, including:

Conducting one-on-one and group appointments with students, reviewing appropriate learning strategies for students referred to the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success via referrals through the Navigate/Early Alert program, Residence Life, MSU 101, CARE team, AYCSS initiatives, as well as self-referral by students who know they need help with pursuing their degree. Assist students decode important information, ideas and tactics to help students develop the skills necessary to receive the full benefit of their education. Provides student-facing assistance and education on learning management via workshops, strategy clinics, hosting classroom lectures, assisting with the US 103 Learning Strategies course, as well as group appointments. Serves all students and is vital to ensuring learning management instruction and support to enhance retention and degree completion in a variety of settings.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Bachelor's degree in relevant field, or a combination of education and/or experience from which comparable skills are acquired. Experience in student advising at the post-secondary level or experience with professional coaching. Demonstrated experience in program delivery and with a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated technical competence using personal computers and various software such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software & relational databases with a willingness to learn additional department and MSU specific software and programs. Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced office setting. Ability to troubleshoot problems and have candid conversations.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Master's degree in related field. Demonstrated experience with teaching and learning pedagogy. Experience facilitating and instructing small group workshops and classes. Possess knowledge of the higher education system and related services.

The Successful Candidate Will

Have a strong desire to help students create their MSU experience with intentionality. Be committed to utilizing engaging pedagogy that involves students in the learning process. Possess a willingness and desire to engage in learning themselves. Possess the ability to troubleshoot problems and have candid conversations. Have the ability to relate to, mentor, inspire and develop rapport with a diverse student body. Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Have a proven ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment. Have effective interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with mentors and staff. Possess sound decision-making skills. Possess an enthusiastic approach and a high level of integrity. Be experienced managing and maintaining confidential information. Have the ability to represent the office in a professional manner.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information This position will require some evening and weekend work. Please note: A minimum of 3 professional references are required in your profile when applying for this position. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands Normal office environment To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Keywords: Montana State University, Inc, Bozeman , Part-Time Success Advisor *updated screen date*, Other , Bozeman, Montana

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