Job Positions

Student Success Advisor I - Posting: 19-00119

Categories: South Central Region 7


Student Success Center


South Louisiana Community College

Date Posted:

Apr 5 2019 10:00PM

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Position Description

  • Provide outstanding service to students, colleagues, and the general public
  • Assists students with reaching their academic goals through course planning and an understanding of college policies and procedures
  • Assists with initiatives and efforts designed to increase retention and graduation.


  • Provide students with intrusive academic advising/planning, transfer counseling, and personal support.
  • Provide assistance to students who are undecided about majors with choosing an academic or career pathway.
  • Monitor student progress and connect students to available resources to promote academic and student success.
  • Assist students with understanding the policies and procedures for satisfactory academic progress and graduation.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with faculty and staff in a team, within the department, and between campuses to ensure the delivery of student support services.
  • Assist with providing services to special student populations, such as dual enrollment, military/veteran, adult education, transfer, etc.
  • Participate in weekend and after hour advising, recruitment, and retention initiatives.
  • Participate in team meetings, divisional meetings, convocation, and professional and staff development trainings.
  • Maintain accurate records of all student interactions.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information in compliance with applicable Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 regulations, as amended.
  • Attend work predictably and reliably in order to provide consistency and continuity of services.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Application Process

Applications will only be accepted through the following application link: It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attached transcript must show degree conferred/awarded. A passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

Institution Information

South Louisiana Community College

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, or related field required. Experience working with diverse populations and a strong understanding of guiding individuals towards future opportunities desired. Minimum three years education experience in an advising setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree. Experience using Ellucian BANNER or other student information systems such as Datatel, PeopleSoft, etc.