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Student Success Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Academic Success


Triton College

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Position Description

ILTriton College, a comprehensive two year institution located in a near western suburb of Chicago, is seeking a Student Success Advisor to join our team.

Provide support and guidance to students in the areas of retention, graduation, transfer/transition, career exploration, course selection, program navigation, financial aid, academic support, and other related student success activities


  • Works closely with and supports the success of students through regular meetings, workshops, information sessions, advisement and other related activities.
  • Provides proactive advisement and coaching for continuing students.
  • Facilitates the successful transition of students into institutional activities that aid in student success.
  • Collaborates with relevant college areas to meet objectives and activities that foster student success.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate student records and documentation.6
  • Coordinates and assists with the supervision of student success initiatives (i.e. mentoring, etc).
  • Assists with program evaluation, reports and grant applications as needed.
  • Assists with implementing project recruitment activities.
  • Adheres to all federal, state, local, and College regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Serves on institutional committees and external committees as appropriate.
  • Assists with hiring, training and evaluating of student success related program personnel.
  • Provides students with referrals to internal and external resources as necessary.
  • Monitors and documents academic progress of student participants in designated programs.
  • Facilitates program assessment process for student participants.
  • Assists with other institutional activities related to student enrollment as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Institution Information

Triton College is one of the nation’s premier two-year institutions of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related liberal arts or social sciences discipline is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six months to two years experience in educational support programming, advisement, or counseling low income, first generation and disabled students in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues and a range of recruitment strategies and techniques.
  • Knowledge of student outreach services and activities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong student service orientation required.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events, and design and develop recruitment plans.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites, and graduation requirements