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Position Number: 00103035
Primary Function of Organization Unit: This position is located in Academic Advising Services within Academic Programs and Services in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Working collaboratively with cross-curricular undergraduate advisors University-wide Academic Advising Services provides advising and support for a broad range of undergraduate students from every college at NC State to include undecided students, undeclared students, "re-deciding" students, Early College High School students, and other NC State students who request short-term walk-in advising services.
Essential Job Duties: This position will provide quality individual advising (both face-to-face and virtual) to Environmental Science students. The advisor will follow a developmental philosophy of advising grounded in the core values, standards, and best practices of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) standards. He/she will maintain appropriate records. This position will provide quality individual advising and student support programming for Environmental Sciences majors from their first year to graduation; provide career advising to help students identify a focal area that is aligned with their areas of interest; facilitate connections with a faculty mentor who will advise the student in their focal area; develop and implement programs that create a strong sense of community among Environmental Sciences majors, faculty and administrators; collaborate with campus constituents to help students identify experiential learning activities that complement/supplement their career goals and focal area; and help students transition both into college and into their chosen profession.
Minimum Education/Experience: Masters degree (or higher) required by time of hire.
Department Required Skills : Science background; academic advising background; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work within a team network and with a diverse array of personalities; interest in issues of energy, environment, and sustainability.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience within a comprehensive university; self starting; ability to seek help when needed; experience in arranging internships, research, and professional opportunities; knowledge of university regulations and functions; capable of administering a campus wide academic minor. The advisor must have the ability to interact with students at varying developmental stages; the ability to learn and use University databases; ability to guide students into focal areas of environmental sciences; ability to develop a network of faculty members as student mentors; and the ability to represent Environmental Sciences to students, parents, and others.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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