Description : Job Summary
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost, Undergraduate Advising and Success, the Student Academic Success Specialist (SASS) for the College of Engineering Student Success will support the enrollment, retention and engagement of first and second-year students.
Under the general supervision of the College Student Success Center Director this individual will provide academic advising and success coaching, while also acting as campus concierge for approximately 200-250 undergraduate students during their first 60 units.
The SASS will build rapport, ease transition, and support retention of first year students through a proactive contact plan containing multiple touch-points throughout the academic year.
The SASS will have a demonstrated track record of successfully advising a diverse student population and will work to ensure that all students have a clear path to achieve academic success.
The SASS will focus on helping the campus close the equity gap between its varied student communities by building relationships and retaining students to graduation through increased engagement and a sense of belonging to the SJSU community.
g., time management, study skills, effective communication with instructors, growth mindset)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
a Master’s degree in higher education administration, counseling, social work, or a related field may be substituted for one year of experience
Classification : Student Services Professional II
Anticipated Hiring Range : $4,326 / month - $4,500 / month
CSU Hiring Range : $4,304 / month - $6,120 / month
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