Student Services Specialist for Capital Seminary & Graduate School

Posted: 11/19/2020

Employee Type: Professional Staff

Status: Full time


This position exists for the purposes of providing student support services for Capital Seminary & Graduate School programs.

Personal Qualities:

  • The ability to identify personal strengths, weaknesses, skills, and limitations and to use this understanding profitably.
  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve others
  • The desire and ability to disciple and mentor students
  • A professional appearance

Education and Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in student support services in a higher education context desired
  • Demonstrated experience in a professional multitask environment
  • Experience in non-profit, educational environment helpful

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team context
  • Capacity to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, and flexibility to learn other student service-oriented software and technologies


  • Serve on a team that designs and implements all student support functions for Capital Seminary & Graduate School
  • Assure student support from admittance through graduation of assigned student population
  • Implement proactive retention efforts
  • Implement proactive and creative orientation efforts per program (with the input of necessary stakeholders)
  • Interact with Program Directors on student issues
  • Deliver course and general academic advising (referring to Program Director when needed)
  • Interface with Registrar’s Office for course add/drop or graduation audit needs
  • Provide in-person or virtual support leading up to and during residencies
  • Generally, encourage and support students as they progress through their program
  • Foster a sense of belonging for students through their program
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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