Jamie Rivkin

Jamie Rivkin Advising Coordinator
Northern Arizona University
Gateway Student Success Center

Hometown
Phoenix, Arizona

Degree (s)
Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Master of Education in Human Relations

What do you enjoy most about working with NAU undergrads?
Because I earned my undergraduate education from NAU, I feel I can relate to the student's excitement to be part of such a great community.

What is your favorite place on campus?
North Quad is my favorite place on campus. When I'm there I like to image what it looked like back in 1899.

Why should students take advantage of the Student Success Coaching program?
Making connections at NAU only strengthens a student's college experience and fosters success.

Student Success Coach 4 Significance
As a Student Success Coach for significance I create a comfortable and hardworking environment for students to become self-directed learners and discover the answers from within. I am always available to serve my students for both personal and academic concerns and winning strategies by establishing a professional yet approachable working relationship.

What is your greatest strength and how has it helped you in your career?
I feel that my greatest strength is my ability to communicate fairly and clearly. This strength allows me to express myself well so I am easy to work with.

What's surprised you most about your career path?
I am surprised with how much I became attached to working in higher education. I couldn't imagine working in any other environment.