Academic Success Counselor

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Academic Advising & Services

Position Title

Academic Success Counselor


Academic Affairs


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Under general direction of the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, this individual supports academic intervention programs for medical students and provides individualized student outreach to students who are identified at risk; connects students to relevant campus resources; provides academic tutoring and support for students on an ongoing basis; monitors and tracks progress of students; and maintains communication with faculty and staff in support of students. This individual will also provide academic records data management within Academic Affairs and provide assistance to Academic Affairs and the Dean’s office, as well as serving as a backup resource for Academic Affairs for testing and assessment.

Required Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in higher education, adult education or a related field is required, along with experience working with students in need of academic support, preferably in higher education. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively. Should be proficient in the use of a computer, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The candidate will understand learning/educational theory and be able to use that knowledge to identify barriers to student learning and success.  The ability to be discrete and maintain confidentiality is essential. The candidate must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience as an academic support/learning specialist is desirable.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have any previous student advising experience? If so, please describe.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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