Thank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 12 years! With the goal of ensuring the equal educational opportunity for all students, SVCC embraces diversity among our students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve as an integral part of our history, a recognition of the complexity of our present state and a call to action for a better future.SVCC is located in a rural setting of rolling hills, pine and hardwood forests, and farmland. There is easy access to nearby metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, the stateâs capital, as well as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The area is famous for its two lakes, Gaston and Kerr, and a multitude of state and national parks which offer recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, picnics, and relaxation. The area also offers sports arenas for baseball, softball, soccer and beautiful golf courses. There are cultural activities including various theaters and arts councils offering concerts, plays, and live entertainment, and there are many local festivals held throughout the year.SVCC is currently seeking applicants for the position of College Navigator. The College Navigator will support the mission of the Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) Division by continuously enhancing the college's strategic enrollment management trajectory and impacting student success outcomes related to student onboarding, persistence, and retention. The successful candidate will work in concert with stakeholders within EMSS and across the college to strengthen student connections and their commitment to accomplishing their educational goals.The College Navigator will work closely with potential and currently enrolled students to identify career pathways in academic and workforce programs as well as serve as a resource to assist individuals in overcoming obstacles that may affect their ability to navigate the college onboarding process, registration, and college policies/procedures.Core responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:Provide intrusive assistance and follow-up to potential students from the point of inquiry to enrollmentDiscuss career and educational goals and available pathways with students, including traditional academic degree programs, transfer programs and short-term workforce optionsProvide academic advising assistance and guidance on course selectionUtilize technology and other resources to strengthen student connections to the collegeAssist students with overcoming barriers that may impact college onboarding, access to support services, and class registrationEngage in assessment activities to measure success of services and initiatives; use data to continuously improve enrollment systems
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About Southside Virginia Community College
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened the Southside Virginia Education Center. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is dedicated to the belief that all citizens should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation which develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical, and lifelong education. Through various activities, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society.