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Student Success Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Student Success & Advisement Services


Tompkins Cortland Community College

Date Posted:

Jun 7 2018 10:00PM

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Position Description

In collaboration with the Student Success and Advisement Services staff and other college staff and faculty, this individual will be responsible for providing learning-centered, strengths-based support to students, including special populations, through individual and group advising and other programs related to the success and retention of TC3 students.


1. Provides learning-centered, strengths-based direct service to students assigned to “Advisement Services” and to others needing academic advisement and intervention services, including new students, continuing students, and special populations. 2. Provides outreach and intervention services to identified high-risk students. 3. Delivers presentations to groups of students, parents, faculty, staff, and others. 4. Performs responsibilities, as assigned, related to student success initiatives designed to improve retention and academic success for new college students, especially those in targeted high-risk populations. 5. Maintains currency in knowledge about academic program requirements, financial aid eligibility requirements, academic standards, college resources, and other policies and procedures. 6. Effectively utilizes computer-based student information system programs and applications, including but not limited to Power Campus, myTC3, DocuWare, Accuplacer, and DegreeWorks. 7. Collaborates with other offices to plan and implement effective programs related to student advisement, registration, transition, and retention. 8. Builds and maintains a network of professionals in the field of advisement, retention, transition, and student success through other colleges and professional organizations. 9. Directs the work of student employees in the Student Success and Advisement Services office. 10. Demonstrates cultural competency skills and a commitment to equal opportunity and success for all students, regardless of possible barriers including, but not limited to, race, gender, socio-economic class, culture, age, ability or life experience. 11. Serves on various college committees and performs other related tasks as assigned.

Application Process

Visit for application instructions. Application form, cover letter, resume, and personal statements are required.

Institution Information

Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at Visa sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Additional Information


Contact Information

Human Resources 607.844.8222 Ext. 4228


Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree and minimum of one years’ experience in academic advising, teaching, or providing support services to students in a postsecondary environment (may include equivalent paraprofessional experience) or Master’s degree. Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity and success for all students, regardless of possible barriers including, but not limited to, race, gender, socio-economic class, culture, age, ability, or life experience.

Preferred Qualifications

See above