Student Services Facilitator, Continuing & Distance Education

South Dakota State University
Job Description

This position serves to assist current and prospective students pursuing higher education through online/distance learning opportunities offered through South Dakota State University. This position will work with a variety of individuals and students; including adult learners, traditional students, and high school students to ensure access to appropriate student services such as, but not limited to, admission, registration, academic advising, etc.

  • Faciltate one-stop student support services for distance students.
  • Facilitate advising, registration, and admission of distance students.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an orientation to online learning which will introduce current and prospective students to SDSU online, campus resources, study skills, policies and procedures.
  • Provide general information regarding options and connect individuals to appropriate departments and services.
  • Facilitate and coordinate GPIDEA and AGIDEA programs including academic department approvals, consortium representation, and student application and registration.
  • Provide academic advising for the Bachelor of General Studies degree program and assist with a variety of adult degree completion efforts and programs.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Four-year college degree in field related to student services (i.e. Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Counseling, etc.) by date of application.
  • Minimum of one year experience in student support services/academic advising or customer service.
  • Understanding of the use of technology; for example, e-mail, web browsers, Microsoft applications, etc. to deliver student services in a higher education setting.
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with students and colleagues at all levels across departments and at other institutions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
Application Deadline
Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by February 1, 2018.
Date Posted