Student Advisor

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The Flatiron School
New York City, NY
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Job DescriptionThe Student Advisor will report into the Manager, Student Advising and manage a roster of Flatiron School students to provide ongoing coaching and support. Advisors will be responsible for providing individual support to help students set and achieve goals that will lead to success through the student journey.
  • Hold regular 1:1s with students
  • Review and analyze student data and to ensure students are moving through the program on pace, and tailor meaningful intervention and support for each student as needed
  • Independently facilitate / lead / strategically plan student meetings
  • Support incoming students pre-Day 1 to ensure are appropriately ready and set up for success in the program
  • Design peer-learning opportunities as necessary and/or beneficial to students
  • Serve as the first level of escalation for any student issues or challenges
  • Work cross-functionally with faculty and key stakeholders to ensure the right levels of support for each student

A successful Student Advisor will:
  • Maintain a student-oriented perspective on the program
  • Have ability to build trust and connection quickly while remote, and has an intrinsic empathy for the student experience
  • Demonstrate strong judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Be skilled in collecting and analyzing data to make well-informed decisions
  • Be solutions-oriented and has the skills to ask meaningful questions that can dig to the root of problems and challenges
  • Be highly detail oriented and a skilled multitasker who is able to prioritize competing deadlines effectively
  • Be excited to join a new and growing team, and eager to contribute new ideas
  • Thrive in ambiguity and won't not shy away from trying new things
  • Build trust and deepen relationships quickly, fostering a safe environment around them
  • Embody all Flatiron School values: Make No Little Plans, Be a Lifelong Learner, Work Together, Radiate Positivity, Strive for Excellence, and Nurture Difference

  • 5+ years of work experience, which may include a background in social work, cognitive-behavioral therapy, or another field that has helped build the skills required to help adults facing difficult challenges to succeed (E.g. Workshop Facilitator, Personal Trainer, Career or Life Coach, Dietician, Teacher)
  • 2+ years of roster management or equivalent experience (admissions, case or account management, etc.)
  • Experience with academic intervention and familiarity with student support tools a plus
  • Experience with working on a team remotely

Expected Compensation:
  • $55K - $65K annually

About Flatiron School

Flatiron School teaches passionate, creative people how to launch careers in tech. We've been teaching since 2012, and now offer programs in software engineering, data science, product design, and cybersecurity to bring our successful curriculum to more students. We are more than just a school - we are a team of mission-driven individuals trying to align education with reality. Since our inception in 2012, we've provided thousands of students with skills, community, and an immersive outcomes-driven program. To achieve these outcomes, we've never let ourselves stop growing - we've constantly iterated on our curriculum, evolved our teaching techniques, and created technology to improve our students' learning experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Flatiron School provides equal employment opportunity ("EEO") to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran, military status or any other legally protected characteristic. This includes recruiting, hiring, working conditions, benefits, and other employment matters such as pay, promotion, demotion, transfer, termination, and reduction in force. It is the policy of Flatiron School to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment and to ensure equal opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment or potential employment. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.

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