Oversight of advising and coordination with faculty advisors; facilitation of entry/exit interviews; oversight of graduate or professional school assistance; coordination of assessments; individual instruction with students who have deficient reading skills; individual instruction with participant writing assignments.
Coordinate/communicate important general advising dates and university departmental advising activities; work with faculty to aid students in course selection and registration.
Coordinate with the director of SSS in implementation of financial literacy education for all SSS participants.
Meet three times or more a semester with designated advisees to hold students accountable in their academic goals.
Work with students to create academic success plans.
Administer and explain the Nelson-Denny comprehension, reading rate, and vocabulary standardized test to students who show signs of reading difficulty.
Work with students to improve reading and writing skills.
Work with students to create time management plans.
Refer students to other campus resources.
Create and lead 2-4 academic workshops a year.
Participate in SSS events and recruitment activities.
Meet regularly with struggling students for accountability and mentorship
Use down time to research success strategies regarding student success (i.e., study skills, test preparation, time management, etc.)
Essential Skills and Experience
Experience as a reading/English teacher/specialist.
Minimum two years experience working with low income, first generation college students or students with disabilities.
Background similar to SSS participants preferred.
Competent knowledge of MLA, Chicago, and APA formatting preferred.