Job Positions

Student Success Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Academic Services


Trinity Washington University

Date Posted:

Jan 20 2022 1:50PM

Close Date:

Apr 30 2022

Position Description

Trinity Washington University, a comprehensive university in the Nation’s capital, seeks a student success advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences   The advisors are part of a team focused on ensuring student success at Trinity through close and continuous attention to student academic performance and co-curricular needs, personal challenges and professional ambitions.  Advisors must possess superior interpersonal talents, a deep interest in the well-being and progress of students through college, knowledge of contemporary research, and best practices that encourage student success particularly among low-income populations of students.  Trinity’s student body includes more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including about 1,000 women in Trinity’s historic women’s college, the College of Arts & Sciences.  Another 1,200 women and men enroll in associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree programs in the School of Education, School of Professional Studies, School of Business and Graduate Studies, and School of Nursing and Health Professions.


Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the academic advisor participates in programs, and initiatives to increase, track, and assess enrollment, retention, and completion rates.  Advisors engage in student outreach, provide academic counseling, maintain academic plans, create resources for academic success, and complete detailed transcript analyses for transfer students.  In addition to managing their caseloads, advisors develop and support programming and collect, analyze, and report data for diverse student cohorts.  Advisors collaborate with the team to assess advising practices and outcomes and use assessment results to guide future advising plans.  Advisors work with the team to stay current in best practices in advising.

Application Process

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should apply by clicking the link below where you will be re-directed to the application. APPLY HERE NOW 

Institution Information

Trinity is a comprehensive institution offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life.

Additional Information

Positions will remain open until filled

Contact Information

Chandra Hawkins-Robinson
Assistant Director of Human Resources


Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree in a related field, and at least two years of academic advising experience at a college or university setting.  Strong record-keeping, data analysis, and case management skills are important.  Thorough knowledge of advising methodology and theory including models for traditional and non-traditional students.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

 English and Spanish proficiency is desirable.