ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Location
Greenville
Posted
Jun 23, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The College of Nursing is currently seeking applications for an Academic Advisor. This position reports to the Executive Director of Student Services in the College of 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. The following criteria are essential for the position: Teaching, advising, and/or counseling experience in higher education; knowledge of college student development; and strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational, and customer-service skills. The candidate will also need strong computer skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the following required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information) Erin Rogers, Search Committee Chair Executive Director of Student Services Email: rogerse@ecu.edu 2150 Health Sciences Building (College of Nursing) Mailstop #162 Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Date Initial Screening Begins: 07-06-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled