Job Positions

Title III Student Success Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


StudentAadvising Team


Southwest Virginia Community College

Date Posted:

Sep 1 2021 9:01PM

Close Date:

Sep 15 2021

Position Description

Southwest Virginia Community College is seeking an individual to join our student advising team to provide advising to first-year students under the umbrella of the Title III Strengthening Institutions grant. This position will focus on career exploration and career pathway identification to clarify program of study.


The Title III Student Success Advisor will assist students in accessing and completing applications, registration and financial aid resources and requirements. This position will guide every student to choose the right educational pathway to achieve their career goals by employing labor market information and career development strategies while focusing on building academic schedules to enhance student access. The Advisor will promote SingleStop registration to enhance student access of available external support systems and perform intrusive advising measures to increase retention and completion rates among students.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Virginia’s Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

Additional Information

Position Number: 294R0034

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in the areas of education, counseling, human resources or a related field
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as a team or independently
• Demonstrated ability work with students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds
• Excellent computer skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Demonstrated ability to write/prepare reports
• Excellent time management skills with demonstrated ability to produce deliverables on time
• Must be familiar with Southwest programs of study and student support services

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in the areas of education, counseling, human resources or a related field preferred
• Higher education experience with advising or student support preferred