Student Success Advisor and Engagement Specialist

University of Vermont, Grossman School of Business
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Today, UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 research university of a perfect size, large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelor’s to M.D. programs. Here, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by our location – from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and independent spirit of Vermont. UVM provides students endless ways to explore the world, challenge ideas, and dig in on the most pressing issues of our time.

Job Summary: The Grossman School of Business (GSB) is seeking a Student Success Advisor & Engagement Specialist. The person in this position will be applying outreach strategies using various platforms and social media outlets to increase GSB student engagement in high-impact practices. Develop stories showcasing student success (engagement, academic, career) for use across presentations, social media and student newsletters. Provide academic and career advising to business majors. Serve as primary liaison and staff advisor to all Grossman School of Business (GSB) student clubs. Serve as the primary reporter of relevant data to stakeholders and accreditation organizations. Collaborate with team members to participate in initiatives that support recruitment, retention, advising, and career outcomes for all business majors and minors.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing/advertising, education or other related field and two to four years’ experience in communications as well as working with students, counseling, or related experience required. Effective organizational, communication, team collaboration, and interpersonal skills with attention to detail required. Knowledge of communication strategies, content creation and social media platforms. Demonstrated multicultural competence and a commitment to fostering an inclusive environment. Ability to demonstrate adaptability to change required.

Desirable Qualifications: Proficiency with Canva and online content tools desired. Background in college student personnel desirable. Experience and knowledge of student information systems and advising platforms desirable.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on Posting # S3569PO, or to apply with electronic application, resume, cover letter, and a list of references with contact information, follow this link: Tel: 802.656.3150. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The Grossman School of Business develops leaders of sustainable businesses that address complex economic, social, and environmental challenges in a dynamic global environment. We develop entrepreneurially thinking graduates who are professional and technically competent. Our faculty create impact through teaching, research, and scholarship. The development of skills necessary for diverse contexts is at the very core of our mission.
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