South University Columbia, SC, 9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America Req #1963
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
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Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
includes domestic partner coverage
This position is responsible for providing student centered academic counseling through the student life cycle and for ensuring the delivery of effective and quality service to students in the following areas: course scheduling, timely response to requests for information, at risk student interventions and referrals to University resources. This is done through, advising students of University's policies and procedures, and collaborating with Enrollment, Financial Aid, Faculty, Program Directors, and University Support Services on the student's behalf.
Academic Counselors should be proactive in assisting the student to develop long-term goals and plans for progress through the program to graduation and transitioning to a career. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment, which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion, is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email, video conference, and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.