Student Success Counselor (2 available)

POSITION #: 7959 & 7960

DEPARTMENT: Enrollment Services


Student Success Counselors work proactively to help the university meet its goals of increasing retention and graduation rates by meeting the academic and developmental needs of first-year students. This is achieved through building and nurturing on-going relationships with first-year students, monitoring students' academic progress, and coordinating, designing and implementing activities, programs and services that promote student success.


Contact students who have not registered for the upcoming semester

Meet with students who:

Have not been attending classes (new early alert system/forms), Are on Scholastic probation:

Recommended actions by SSC Counselors:

Require students to attend Academic Success workshops presented by UNO's Counseling Center staff.

Calculate and discuss with students grades required to be removed from probation, have received poor mid-term grades, have received poor final grades, especially those with all F's and SF's, have been scholastically dropped.

Teach UNIV courses. Meet with each freshman during his or her freshman year. The purpose would be to ask how classes are going; make students aware of services on campus such as tutoring center, learning center, counseling services, disability services, availability of student engagement opportunities, etc.; teach students about all university regulations and requirements. Assist in the University recruiting efforts to meet potential freshmen before they get to UNO including but not limited to: orientation, open houses, spring testing, district rally, freshmen move-in day. Administer career tests (or refer students to Counseling Center for such testing). Liaise with UNO Alumni Office to follow up with UNO graduates. Develop contacts in all departments/units on campus; be able to give proper and accurate referrals when necessary. Advocate for students in all university processes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a relevant academic field.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Academic/student counseling experience preferred. 

SALARY: Commesurate with experience.  


A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted to   To assure full consideration priority will be given to resumes received by March 25, 2013.

DATE POSTED: March 15, 2013

CLOSING DATE: Opened until filled.


The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.