Student Success Advisor


University of Mary


Student Success Advisor


The University of Mary welcomes applications for a Student Success Advisor position for our Fargo, ND location. This position advises students by connecting them with appropriate paths of study in order to achieve their educational goals.


Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:


• Advises current students and applicants for admission and enrollment within an assigned territory. Ensures each student receives personal verbal and written communication, which may include extensive telephone, in person, and email contact. Records a summary of each contact in the appropriate software system. Meets assigned goals for retention and graduation within territory.

• Analyze requirements of the students and present program concerns to the appropriate departments.

• Assist faculty with ongoing student advising. Assist in development of and revising of degree plans.

• Meet with prospective and current students at campus locations (when appropriate), and via distance through technology

• Assist with registration process, add/drop forms and other documents as needed.

• Assist with development and execution of robust orientation sessions for both individuals and groups.

• Attend and actively participate in advising staff meetings, training programs, and planning retreats.

• Participate in meetings with academic administration within schools to discuss feedback from students and to discuss potential changes and any opportunities for improvement.

• Assist students with enrollment concerns or issues, serving as a liaison to departments across campus including the registrar, financial aid, student accounts, academic faculty, and information technology.


Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:


• Bachelor’s degree is required with four years of experience in higher education, curriculum development, or workplace training.

• Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary

• Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities

• Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Enrollment Management and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ


Knowledge and Skills Required:


• Experience with establishing and maintaining client/prospect relationships throughout a community

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications

• Able to work independently and with a team of colleagues

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Ability to work independently with flexible schedules and limited travel throughout North Dakota

• Possess a valid driver’s license


We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs


How to Apply:


Please click the https://universityofmary.applytojob.com/apply/wIEX0cjMXo/Student-Success-Advisor provided to submit your application.


Review of application materials will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.


Equal Opportunity Employer


To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3022862


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