Director, Advising and Student Success

Director, Advising and Student Success


College of The Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-0821

Job Location

Elizabeth City campus



$3,400.00 - $4,250.00 Monthly


Vacation, Sick Leave, Health Insurance, Retirement and Holidays

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 12, 2018
Closes: Sunday, January 28, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm with occasional nights and weekends

Reports to

Vice President, Student Success and Enrollment Management (SSEM)

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications


  • Master's degree in counselor education, student personnel work, adult education, educational leadership or in a related field, from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Three years of increasingly responsible student services experience in an educational setting with an emphasis on crisis intervention, retention initiative, career development and academic advising. 
  • Team-building, strategic planning and strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enrollment management software experience.

Position Description

The role of the Director, Advising and Student Success is to provide crisis intervention, counseling, assessment, advising, career exploration and development; maintaining a functional on-line and physical presence for career, college transfer and academic advising services; overseeing retention activities and special population intervention services; and working collaboratively with faculty/staff to develop an advising model and advisor training that supports student success and retention and a college wide student success and retention plan that is aligned with Completion by Design Principles.

The Director, Advising and Student Success exercises functional supervision over professional advisors and the Coordinator, Academic Advisor/Special Populations. Also, supervises Minority Male Success Initiative (MMSI) grant activities and serves as college liaison to N.C. Works Career Center and Career Coach Advising Tool. 


How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Colleen Woolard or Wendy Brickhouse