Student Success Navigator (Federal Work Study)

Bellevue University
 Bellevue, NE

Position Overview:

Federal Work Study students will provide supervised support to adult learners through recruitment, enrollment, assessments, and throughout their program helping students navigate challenges and barriers to reaching their goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate with students on a regular basis
  • Encourage students and help them navigate any challenges that may arise
  • Work with the Program Director on a timeline to check in with each registered student
  • The timeline would include the following touchpoints:

-The day before the student’s class was to begin to ensure that he/she was ready and had received all pertinent information for their class

-The day after the student’s first class to see if any challenges arose one week into the student’s class

-One month into the student’s class to see if he/she feels that the class being taken is in line with his/her goals

-One month before the end of the current session that he/she is in

-To let the student know that post-testing will be taking place

  • Encourage students to register for the next set of classes with LFA at the end of a session
  • Generate and update a progress spreadsheet with this gathered information for the
  • Program Director
  • Alert the Program Director of any challenges that the student might be experiencing and work with the Program Director to find a way to best meet the needs of that student

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to follow directions and follow through as supervised
  • Proficient with basic computer usage, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Refined and well-organized multi-tasking skills
  • Nonprofit experience preferred, but not required

Additional Information:

Location:

  • Learning for ALL, Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center at UNO, 6400 University Dr. S, Omaha, NE 68182

Hours:

  • Schedule & hours are flexible between M-Th 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

NOTE: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, and current and prospective employees. The Bellevue University Consumer Information webpage, found at www.bellevue.edu/student-support/consumer-information/consumer-information, provides readily accessible information to help consumers make informed decisions about post-secondary education. Bellevue University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), found at www.bellevue.edu/student-support/consumer-information/pdfs/annual-safety-report.pdf, provides information about campus crime statistics and institutional security policies and procedures as well as information about student housing fire statistics and fire safety policies. You can obtain a paper copy of these reports from the Bellevue Dean of Students office by calling 402-557-7028. In addition to this, Bellevue University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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