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Categories: Pacific Region 9


Center for Advising and Academic Success


Whittier College

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Position Description
Reports to Director of CAAS

Coordinate, develop, and conduct academic success workshops during fall and spring semesters. Including, but not limited to identifying topics, reservation logistics, marketing, outreach to campus community, and partnering with faculty, staff and students.Provide academic counseling for students on academic Probation, Warning, PEAP, and mid-semester warnings; document and track progress.Advise undergraduate students on academic policies, liberal education requirements, and major exploration.Assist the Assistant Directors with providing support services for the Provisional Student Program and Student Athlete Academic Support Program participants.Serve as a co-instructor for the college skills development course INTD 70: First Year Seminar-Provisional students and/or Student Athletes, and INTD 35 Peer Mentoring course.Assist CAAS professional staff with coordinating Exploring Majors Event for First Year students.Assist with researching and developing programing focused on improving student retention and graduation rates.Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of academic workshops; produce semester assessment reports.Assist with supervision of CAAS student employees and provide guidance to student workshop presenters.

Application Information
To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary history to: or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.

Institution Information
Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law

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Required Qualifications 
Bachelor’s degree required, currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in education, psychology, counseling, or related field, or equivalent experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications
Qualified candidates should have experience working with student athletes in academic support environments, programming events, and counseling/advising techniques. Current or former student athlete experience is preferred. Candidates will also have insight into the needs of first-generation and/or underrepresented college students, and a commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education.