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Job ID: 139151

Student Academic Success Senior Specialist
UAE University


Date Posted Feb. 24, 2020
Title Student Academic Success Senior Specialist
University UAE University
Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department University College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Student Services
 
 

United Arab Emirates University is hiring for a Student Academic Success Specialist in academic advising to provide one on one, as well as group academic advising, recruitment/retention, and academic success support functions for students to ensure ongoing successful progress to completion of an undergraduate degree program. As key contributor to increasing student retention and graduation university-wide, supports students in making timely progress toward a degree through a range of in-person and online academic advising and support strategies.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provides 1:1 as well as group academic advising, recruitment/retention, and academic success support functions to students to ensure ongoing successful progress to completion of degree program
  • Provides guidance to students on course selection, registration, and satisfactory academic progress using Degree Works
  • Assists with academic program development and implementation
  • Monitors student academic progress through a variety of reporting tools; works closely and collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to ensure academic success
  • Acts as college/department liaison to current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and external groups on issues related to academic success
  • Working under limited or minimal supervision, handles problems, provides guidance and advice to students
  • Responds to student questions and concerns in a timely manner; works with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with program and successful progress to completion
  • Acts as primary liaison to connect students with academic and personal resources such as tutoring, independent learning, counseling and career services; provides follow up to ensure satisfaction with and effectiveness of services
  • Works collaboratively and collegially with academic units and services throughout the university to facilitate comprehensive student support
  • Maintains student files and records on computer-based databases
  • Utilizes a variety of university data and programmatic direction to promote student academic success
  • Interprets and explains college and university policies and procedures related to admission, advising, student success, and degree completion
  • Prepares and presents at orientations for current students
  • Other duties as assigned


 
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