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Student Success Advisor

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Student Success Advisor
Posting Number NFE00104P
Department USD-University Center
Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls
Posting Text

Academic Advisor
12 month, 100% position

University Center in Sioux Falls is seeking a people‐oriented, self‐motivated individual as a Student Success Advisor. We are seeking applicants with strong interpersonal skills who are organized; detail oriented, can work independently and cooperatively as a team member.

Bachelor’s degree and related experience in higher education required. Master’s degree and student services experience preferred. Primary responsibilities: provide first‐year students with academic support services; assist students to determine academic goals; develop and conduct orientation programs; monitor student progress; maintain records in accordance with policy. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Knowledge of:

  • Modern office equipment and practices.
  • Business English to include grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.

Ability to:

  • Interpret policy and make sound decisions.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Exercise tact, patience, and discretion in communicating and dealing with persons of diverse backgrounds and temperaments.
  • Work in a fast paced team environment.
  • Become familiar with the programs available at partner campuses.
  • Understand the special needs of the non‐traditional learner.

Apply on‐line at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Search job opportunities at The University of South Dakota. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. All offers of employment will be contingent on a background check using HireRight Services.

For more information, accommodations or assistance, contact Human Resources at (605) 677‐5671 or visit http://www.SDUniversityCenter.org.

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Posting Date 01/31/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 02/14/2018
Advertised Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires Travel, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
If other, please indicate
Department Description and Cultural Expectations

University Center-Sioux Falls is a student-centered and community-focused organization.

Affirmative Action Statement

AA/EOE

Diversity Statement

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Contact Information

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other