Freshman Advisor and Support Specialist

Dominican University seeks a Freshman Advisor and Support Specialist commencing August 15, 2017.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.  The Freshman Advisor and Support Specialist establishes contact with incoming Freshmen considered at-risk during the registration process and continues to work with these students throughout their Freshman year as needed.  Utilizing SAGE reports and through contact with faculty of Freshman-level courses, the Freshman Advisor and Support Specialist assists at-risk students develop workable strategies to foster and improve their academic success through required and regular individual meetings and, if needed, in group workshops.  He/she will also work closely with students in the Peer Mentor Program and assist in coordinating their activities with the University.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.  Familiarity with college academic programs, requirements and campus resources; excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills; must adhere to confidentiality requirements; ability to interact with students with patience and sensitivity; excellent computer skills.  Qualified candidate will be self-motivated, proactive and deadline oriented.  Two years’ experience in a college academic office a plus.

Qualified candidates may forward their resume to

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2017.