ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Location
Greenville
Posted
May 18, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: This is an academic advising position within the Academic Advising and Support Center (AASC). The AASC houses advising for: Undecided students, College of Fine Arts and Communication, College of Allied Health Sciences, Pre-professional, and intended Nursing. The Academic Advisor's primary role is to provide individual advising to undergraduate students. The Advisor works with students to enhance engagement in their major, college, university, and community at large. He or she makes personal contact with students; provides guidance about proper procedures regarding all necessary academic forms and use of electronic advising resources; refers students to appropriate university units, learning resources, and personnel; obtains and supplies students with supportive technical information; and meets with students who are in academic difficulty. In addition, the Advisor will help students with course selection, entry into a concentration, registration, and review of records The Academic Advisor will serve as a member of the academic advising team. The Academic Advisor works in partnership with undergraduate degree program directors and faculty to ensure that students stay on course with professional requirements throughout their program of study. The Advisor participates in professional development opportunities, teaches freshman seminar, and serves on university committees. The Advisor participates in university events and recruitment activities such as Open House and new student orientations. The Advisor is also responsible for recommending and implementing new and improved programs and systems to improve student retention and persistence to graduation.

Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a master's degree received from an appropriately accredited institution and conferred by the time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 05-31-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled