Student Services Program Coordinator II-University Advising Center - First Year Academic Advisor
Job Title Student Services Program Coordinator II-University Advising Center - First Year Academic Advisor
Internal Title First Year Academic Advisor
Requisition Number 011705
Minimum Salary $37,170
Pay Basis Annually
Department University Advising Center
Campus USC Columbia
Expected Fill Date
Job Posting Date 05-02-2017
Minimum Posting Period Ends 05-08-2017
Job Close Date 05-19-2017
Type of Position
Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Academic/Administrative
If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
3 positions available
The First-Year Academic Advisor provides individual advising to approximately 300 assigned students (first-year students, transfer students, or both) to assist in transitioning to college, academic planning and progression, and engagement on campus. Advisors possess a working knowledge of college curriculums, university policy, and campus resources. Advisors communicate and meet regularly with students, their assigned College, and the University Advising Center. In addition, this position must maintain an average advising schedule of 30 hours per week, manage student caseloads, participate in on-going training and certification, host various outreach events, intervene with students, and regularly use available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising.
Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience.
This position requires strong critical thinking, memorization, attention to detail, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and student affairs and academic affairs units. The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgement and discretion, making decisions on a regular basis that impact student welfare and the institution.
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