The Student Success Manager reports to the Associate Provost of Institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Equity & Student Services. The Student Success Manager assists with the design and presentation of student success training programs as well as the creation of career placement services for students/trainees of Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). This position supports the Assistant Director of Student Services and the Director of the Career Development Center with planning, developing and administering career-related programs for students from entry into BCM until graduation or completion of a post-doctoral fellowship. This position will also assist with the provision of academic support programs and services, as well as services intended to foster health and wellness within Baylor’s student and trainee population.
In collaboration with Faculty Development, Academic Units and Leadership, work in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Student Services, the Director of Career Development and the Associate Provost for Student Services to address the following:
- Assist in the implementation of academic support and wellness programs that respond to student and trainee professional development needs across degree programs and major areas of study, and that are culturally appropriate and inclusive.
- Support school and program efforts to provide academic support and career advising by providing access to resources.
- Assist with Student Services orientations and presentations to prospective students and those who are participating in our non-degree granting programs at BCM.
- Provide individual goal-focused career advising to assist students explore career opportunities, prepare application materials and successfully navigate their transitions in to diverse life science careers.
- Assist in compiling individual career advising data for annual reporting to institutional stakeholders and analysis of data trends to inform future programming.
- Assist in facilitation of professional skills workshops.
- Support efforts to ensure that the portfolio of programs meets requirements of accreditation and funding agencies.
- Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Business or other related field is required.
- Three years' experience working with graduate students in science or health professions is preferred.
- Experience in cultivating and sustaining relationships with businesses, non-profit and civic organizations, and other potential employers.
- Proven success in the ability to collaborate with all administrative levels within higher education, and the ability to work effectively with students and faculty.
- Experience in successfully working in a diverse, complex, fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of career paths (both academic and non-academic) preferred.
- Accomplished and effective communicator: superior written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills, and proven ability to work with diverse constituencies.