Midland University, a private, faith-based, liberal arts institution in
Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Student
Success Advisor for the Student Success Center. A Student Success Advisor
engages in a holistic approach to student involvement, well-being, self-
advocacy, academic success and accountability, and degree completion.
Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
Develop individual relationships and maintain direct contact with students
on an ongoing basis to establish personal goals, develop action plans for
academic success and accountability, explore educational and career
interests, identify barriers to success, and experience an overall
positive experience while attending Midland.
Closely monitor student success by identifying at-risk situations, as well
as opportunities for growth, related to persistence toward graduation.
Partnering with faculty and staff to provide, and receive, appropriate
information about students regarding academic and personal highlights
Effectively communicate with appropriate entities on campus proactively,
and in a timely manner, regarding possible outreach and intervention
Understanding and supporting all student persistence endeavors.
Being goal-oriented and driven to achieve institutional benchmarks and
departmental goals. Participating in and supporting all key departmental
operations, including: strategic planning and program assessment, data
tracking and monitoring, proper filing of documentation, and participation
in departmental meetings.
A bachelor's degree required (master's degree preferred), preferably in
a relevant field
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with high degree of
attention to detail
Ability to connect and build rapport with students from diverse
Proficiency with basic software programs and applications, such as
Ability to work independently, and in a team environment
Effective one on one and long term relationship building skills
A positive attitude with a strong work ethic and high level of energy
The ability to be flexible and to function efficiently in a fast-paced
Creativity and Innovation
Midland University offers participation in a fully-insured
medical/prescription plan with a Health Savings Account, life and long-term
disability insurance, 403b retirement option and educational benefits for both
the employee and his/her dependents. In addition, employees have the option of
participating in dental, vision, voluntary life, and supplemental insurance
plans. Wages will be commensurate with education, experience, and individual