Student Advisor (Post Secondary Education)

Orleans Technical College
Philadelphia County, PA
Nov 24, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University, Non-profit
Job Description
At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities-opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including unemployment and underemployment.

JEVS Human Services currently has an exciting opportunity for a talented Student Success Advisor to join the JEVS team at Orleans Technical College. Orleans Technical College is a nonprofit career school committed to helping individuals achieve their employment goals by providing training in a variety of in-demand fields including building trades and healthcare.


Improve student retention, attendance, punctuality and associated work-study skills required for success in training, and leading to employment success.
  • Meet with students with attendance problems and advise them on make-up time and attendance improvement
  • Assist students in securing part-time employment that allows them to remain in school
  • Instruct small and large groups in life skills and/or job readiness to enhance students’ professional development.

Develop and conduct workshops and seminars to support students prior to enrolling, e.g., Success Training, Pre-Orientations, and Young Professionals.
  • Conduct intake interviews with prospective students to determine appropriateness for training and, if admitted, need for special/supportive services.

Coordinate and resolve student problems in conjunction with classroom instructors; provide students with the guidance and encouragement necessary to support their academic and vocational goals.
  • Assist students in solving problems that interfere with training; conduct classroom interventions and mediate when appropriate.
  • Process communications regarding student progress from counselors, parole and probation officers, and other agency (e.g., Department of Welfare) representatives.
  • Provide letters of support for students regarding unemployment compensation, welfare, court appearances, insurance, etc. Enter progress notes into CampusVue

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in social service agencies
  • Must be computer-literate in order to access and utilize the school’s Database (CampusVue)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word required

What’s in it for you:
  • 401(k), with company match
  • Tuition assistance: Available to all employees with at least one year of service, for those enrolled in job-related, accredited, degree or certificate level courses
  • Health, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Ample paid vacation and sick time
  • 10-12 paid holidays per year
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Continuing education, professional development opportunities, retreats, and training
  • Annual holiday party and office outings
  • Wellness workshops and activities and access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Reimbursement of eligible mileage and travel expenses

For more information about what it’s like to be a part of the JEVS team, visit our careers page at

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided. Please contact your recruiter if you are in need of an accommodation during the interview process.

JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities. The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, disability, or membership in any other protected group. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.