Job Positions

Student Success Advisors

Categories: South Central Region 7


Student Affairs Division


St. Louis Community College

Date Posted:

May 4 2021 11:30AM

Close Date:

June 4 2021

Position Description

Provides comprehensive and proactive advising, educational guidance, career and transfer planning services and assistance for students from entry to completion. Such activities include, but are not limited to: engaging students in academic planning, interpreting assessments, clarifying their career and transfer goals, and providing them with referrals to resources to serve them holistically.


Adopts the college's advising framework, from entry to completion, in carrying out appropriate services, resources and intervention strategies to students. Identifies and delivers strategies for assigned students to enhance their experience and contribute to improved retention, persistence, and graduation rates for students. Understands and stays abreast of institutional and national data in regard to a student success advisor's role in student success at the college. Assists student in clarifying their transfer plans (when applicable) and in determining the courses of action to transfer. Educates students on the enrollment process, interpretation of assessment test scores, standards of academic progress, and utilization of technology tools. Assists in the new student orientation process. Educates students on their academic standing and provides advice on building a plan towards good academic standing. Interprets career assessments to assist students with career exploration and education planning. Refers and accepts referrals of students for services as needed. Reviews degree evaluations, transfer credits, college placement test results and other available information to assist students in creating an education plan that fulfills their selected program’s requirements. Understands and stays abreast of changing institutional policies and college operating procedures including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates. Adopts the appreciative advising approach to optimize interactions and work with students. Assists students in the development of an educational plan including clarifying educational and career goals, choosing a program of study and assisting the student through this decision making process.

Application Process

Online application:

Institution Information

STLCC provides opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the Missouri region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city. Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time.

Additional Information

Contact Information

St. Louis Community College - Human Resources


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred. Experience working in a higher education setting and an understanding and passion for community college students. Experience working with case management and technology. Bilingual skills preferred.