Student Success Advisor

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Manhattanville College is seeking a Student Success Advisor for the School of Arts and
Sciences. The Advisor serves as a member of the Academic Advising team, and works alongside Advising staff, faculty, the Registrar, academic
support staff, and student life staff to support the College’s efforts to maximize student progress and success. This includes
monitoring and reporting on student progress to faculty, student life staff, the Registrar, and the Dean. The Student Success Advisor will
help students successfully transition into college and achieve academic milestones, including declaration of major. They will serve as the
primary advisor to a caseload of first-year and sophomore students, and a resource to all undergraduate students throughout their college
careers. The Student Success Advisor will work as a member of the Academic Advising team to develop and implement student support programs,
faculty training programs, participate in meetings regarding academic advising and student academic development, and make recommendations to
the Dean for modifications and improvements. The position reports to the Director of Academic Advising.

Essential Duties
and Responsibilities

  • Assists with the general academic advising and monitoring of the academic progress of
    undergraduate students.
  • Provides support for advising and registration of students as needed.
  • Plans and presents workshops
    for students and faculty on topics related to advising, registration, and general academic information, policies, and procedures.
  • Serves as a contact and resource for students, faculty and staff for issues relating to the College’s academic requirements and
    student academic progress.
  • Assists with outreach to and follow-up with students for whom concerns have been shared through the
    College’s Early Alert system and provides appropriate referrals to campus resources.
  • Supports a specific student population
    including Manhattanville Achievement Program (MAP) or first-generation students.
  • Assists with administrative duties including
    processing status changes, leave of absences and withdrawals, add/drop and course withdrawals, and other processes that align with the
    College calendar in support of student success.
  • Participates in training and programming initiatives offered through the Office of
    Academic Advising and Dean’s office.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key competencies:

  • Demonstrated
    interest in student development and dedication to the College’s core values.
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with modern Student Information Systems, Blackboard, MS Office Suite and Early Alert systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of two years of experience
    in academic advising in a College environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s
    Degree preferred.
  • Experience in advising various student populations (first-year, transfer students etc.) is desirable.
  • Spanish or Multilingual a plus.

Other Requirements

  • This is an in-person,
    student-facing position.

Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible




Manhattanville offers an excellent
benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • There are monthly employee contributions to these
      plans (amounts vary depending upon which option is chosen)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
    (with election of the high deductible health plan)
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability
    • This
      is fully paid for by the college. Supplemental Life Insurance is also available with an additional cost
  • Employer paid
    confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): FT Administrators accrue 22 vacation days, 3 personal days, and
    22 sick days per year (sick days can accumulate to a maximum of 132 paid days or 6 months).
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), including
    vacation, personal days and sick time
  • 403(b) Plan through TIAA-CREF
    • College contributes 3.5% of your salary when you
      contribute 2.5%.
  • US Alliance Financial Credit Union Membership (optional)
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Tuition
    Remission (for classes at Manhattanville)
  • Tuition Exchange Program (with other colleges/universities)
  • Commuter Transit

For consideration, send cover letter and CV/resume to

Manhattanville College is committed to equality of educational opportunity,
and is an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate against current or prospective students and employees on the basis
of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you are unable
to complete this application process due to a disability, contact Manhattanville Human Resources at to ask for an accommodation or an
alternative application process.

Promoting the health and safety of all of Manhattanville’s students, faculty
and staff is of the utmost importance. To that end, the College will be requiring that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Applications may be made for accommodations based on medical disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

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