Student Success Advisor

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Atlanta Technical College (ATC) is seeking highly qualified applicants for their Student Success Advisor position. This position is
located on Atlanta Tech’s main campus, just South of Downtown Atlanta.

The Student Success Advisor position is highly collaborative
and responsible for facilitating intensive, individualized evidence-based interventions and support to foster student accountability and
overall success. The Student Success Advisor will assess individual student needs and work with internal cross-functional teams and external
stakeholders to ensure students enrolled in high-demand career programs at Atlanta Technical College achieve their maximum educational and
vocational potential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advises students on academic requirements,
    selection of courses and graduation requirements in the following departments: Drafting Technology, Electrical Systems Technology,
    Industrial Engineering Technology, Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology, Supply Chain and Logistics Management Technology, Welding and
    Joining Technology.
  • Performs and interprets degree audits.
  • Participates in academic division and departmental meetings
    to gain a thorough understanding of programs and procedures
  • Collaborates, communicates, and coordinates with internal and external
    services and programs to foster a holistic approach to student support;
  • Refers students to appropriate resources for additional
    support as needed.
  • Meets weekly on an individual or group basis with students to develop targeted educational and career pathways,
    monitor performance and academic progress, maximize resources and services, and serve as a trusted resource for students to ensure
    understanding of the academic process.
  • Responds appropriately to early alert situations; monitors and documents student academic
    achievement, persistence, and compliance with plans for success and career placements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in in counseling, higher education, social work or related field. Must maintain the ability to pass a criminal
background check. Must possess an understanding of and sensitivity to the multicultural differences/needs of students, and have experience
providing success coaching, advising and/or counseling to diverse populations of students, including low-income, academically under-prepared
college students in a postsecondary education setting. Strong time management skills, with focus on the ability to handle multiple project
needs simultaneously. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; a willingness to work collaboratively
across-cross-functional teams; the ability to convey critical information to students in a professional, fundamental and supportive manner;
the ability to perform other duties as assigned are essential. High attention to detail and accuracy. Enthusiasm for the mission of Atlanta
Technical College.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, social work or related
field and 2 years’ experience as an academic coach, academic/career advisor or other role in student support services in higher education,
nonprofit or community services. Experience with student retention practices/programs and knowledge of financial aid practices, student
development/retention strategies, curriculum standards, instructional strategies, and assessments. Advanced computer skills and experience
with educational technologies, learning software, and online assessment tools/student database systems such as BANNER or other student
database systems. Knowledge of financial aid practices in a higher education setting. Formal Student Advisor training preferred.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide applicants with the status of their individual submissions.
Applicants can review their application status on their “My Job Page” within their Team Georgia Careers profile.

Equal
Opportunity Employer:

As set forth in its student catalog, Atlanta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship
status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). For further information regarding these laws (Title VI and IX)
contact Mattie Goss, Director of Student Services, Special Needs and Equity, Academic and Student Affairs Division, Atlanta Technical
College, Cleveland Dennard Center, Suite C1111, 404.225.4446. Email: mgoss@atlantatech.edu. To
request reasonable accommodations upon enrollment (Section 504/ADA), contact Mattie Goss, Dean of Students, Special Needs and Equity,
Atlanta Technical College, Academic and Student Affairs Division, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite C1111, 404.225.4446. Email: mgoss@atlantatech.edu. Faculty and staff with questions about equity or reasonable accommodations
should contact Georgina Dumay, Director, Human Resources, Cleveland Dennard Building, Suite 180A, Atlanta Technical College 1560
Metropolitan Pkwy. SW, Atlanta Georgia 30310. gdumay@atlantatech.edu

Do not send resumes
to any of the email addressed above, they will not be opened or reviewed

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
university *and* Two (2) years of related work experience Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

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