The College Success Advisor serves current students in an assigned cluster of programs, to help students clarify their path, helps them stay on their chosen path, and ensure they are meeting milestones that lead to graduation. The College Success Advisor also provides information on career and educational planning, and assists students with the registration processes. As well, the College Success Advisor establishes and maintains positive relationships with colleagues, staff, and faculty.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Iowa Western’s Student Services Division fosters learning environments that engage and empower our students to grow and develop. All Student Services staff members must have the ability to excel in team and individual settings, multi-task, problem solve, manage their time, and maintain positive relationships with student, staff, and faculty while thriving in a fast pace environment.
Ability to accurately, effectively, and efficiently communicate information to students and coworkers while maintaining a high level of congeniality.
Ability to learn, apply, and explain policies and procedures effectively and appropriately.
Ability to evaluate problems, identify resources, and provide sound advice.
Strong computer skills, particularly the ability to operate and understand programming for a complex student information system and the ability to perform all functions in Microsoft Office.
Master's degree preferred
Work is routinely performed in an office environment, specifically in the Clark Hall Welcome Center, and in various areas around the college.
Include occasional lifting of 10 pounds, the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment, ability to work with diverse populations, While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and use a phone. Reading, writing, calculating, and working with minimal supervision, a high degree of problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, organizational skills, and high degree of inter-personal skills preferred. Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check.
Benefits: Iowa Western Community College offers an outstanding benefits package, including generous employer paid health, dental, life, disability plans and up to $2500 toward a Health Savings Account. Our retirement program includes the IPERS Pension Plan or TIAA with 9.44% employer contribution. We believe in work/life balance and employees get great perks, including free access to our brand-new Wellness Center and fitness classes (at no cost to employees and their spouses), paid vacation, sick leave, and up to 17 paid holidays per year, plus discounts on campus and other major retailers. Tuition Reimbursement is offered to all employees and their families and Tuition Assistance for employees equals thousands of dollars paid by IWCC toward an education at Iowa Western!
We offer a quality of life that is hard to match in the metro area! Come explore the possibilities at IWCC, where “The World Is Waiting”!
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.
Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students, Reanna Heim, Robyn Porter, Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees, or ADA Coordinator for Students, Samantha Larson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp.