As an integral member of the Student Support Services staff, the TRIO Scholar Advisor position utilizes comprehensive advising and career planning strategies to support students from the start of their academic journey through to graduation. This position is knowledgeable about campus and community resources, student database tracking, money management skills, career and graduate school planning, implementing program assessment, and student retention strategies. TRIO scholar advisors are adept at providing training and performance management, as they supervise the student peer mentor/tutor (PMT) and Program Coordinator staff. This position is funded by the U.S. department of Education and is contingent upon the approval and continued receipt of sufficient funds.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.