Advising Coordinator

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Commensurate with Education and Experience
Feb 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing student body of approximately 6,000 and ranks among the nation’s most diverse campus communities.

The Advising Coordinator is responsible for promoting effective advisement across the University.

Reporting to the Dean of University College and Student Success, the Coordinator oversees the development, implementation, maintenance, and assessment of policies, processes, technologies, and training to provide holistic advising for students.

Primary duties include:

• Developing and encouraging the implementation of best practices in higher-education advising.

• Developing and implementing training for advising processes and technologies for faculty, staff, and administrators, and students.

• Identifying opportunities to improve advising by coordinating with other student services, such as Admissions, the Registrar, Financial Aid, Supplementation Instruction, etc.

• Coordinating with ITTS and other campus stakeholders to select, implement, and maintain appropriate technologies, including Starfish, to improve advising.

• Assessing the use and effectiveness of advising programs and technologies.

• Advising students in transition to the University or from one major to another as needed.

• Chairing a University-wide advising council.

• Teaching up to one section of University Studies or Freshman Seminar each semester as needed.

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