Academic Counselor/Student Engagement Specialist, Student Support Services
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Anticipated Starting Salary: $45,000-$50,000
Minimum Degree/Experience: Bachelor's Degree
Open until filled.
Join our Student Support Services team in supporting students with the greatest need by providing individualized academic support, guidance, mentoring and more!
The Academic Counselor/Student Engagement Specialist provides oversight as well as academic, career, personal, and learning skills advising to a caseload of TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program participants. This position plays a key role in helping to ensure grant performance objectives are met and educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students are effectively accessing college resources and programmatic services to improve their academic progress. These efforts include student development, learning, advocacy, and success through the implementation of the Student Support Services program and functions as the primary resource for assisting SSS participants in developing learning skills and success strategies/habits.
Augustana College is a private, selective, residential college of the liberal arts and sciences with enrollment of 2400 students. Our beautiful residential 115-acre campus is located in Rock Island, Illinois, part of the Quad Cities metropolitan area along the Mississippi River, 165 miles west of Chicago. Augustana awards the Bachelor of Arts in about 90 majors and related academic programs. Our diverse student body, includes 18 percent first generation college students, 22 percent Pell Grant students, 23 percent students of color, and 13 percent international students. Strengthening our diverse and inclusive community is central to the college's mission and strategic plan. The College welcomes applications of candidates from underrepresented groups.
Employees at Augustana enjoy an excellent benefit package including medical, retirement, generous paid time off, tuition benefits for employees and their family members, and much more.
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