Job Positions

Academic Resource Advisor/STRONG Program Coordinator

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5

Department:

Records and Advising

Institution:

Saint Xavier University

Date Posted:

10/16/2017

Close Date:

11/30/2017
 

Position Description

The Academic Resource Advisor provides academic advising and a variety of services to support the progression, retention, and graduation of undergraduate students. The Academic Resource advisor also designs, conducts, and coordinates activities for student enrolled in the STRONG Program, a mentoring program for African-American male students. The Academic Resource Advisor assists student in developing academic plans and monitors the academic progress of students. Participation in University activities include orientation, transfer days, the summer bridge program, and cultural events.

Duties

  • Provides academic advising
  • Supports the progression, retention, and graduation of undergraduate students
  • Designs, conducts, and coordinates activities for student enrolled in the STRONG Program, a mentoring program for African-American male students

Application Information

hhttps://www.sxu.edu/about/employment/jobdescription.asp?posId=554

Institution Information

 

Additional Information

Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd Street Chicago, IL 60655

Contact Information

Therese M. Johnson

Manager, Academic Coaching and Support, tjohnson@sxu.edu , 773-298-3014

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience advising, counseling, or mentoring college students
  • Ability to analyze program and degree requirements
  • Excellent communication and technical skills
  • Understanding of student populations with special academic and social needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, or related field
  • Experience overcoming barriers similar to those faced by the target population