NMUTR Program Advisor

Montclair, NJ
Jun 30, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date June 29, 2017

Position Title NMUTR Program Advisor

Vacancy # V-1309

Department Center of Pedagogy

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Under the leadership of the NMUTR Director, the Program Advisor will oversee the recruitment of candidates for the residency. S/he will advise students on eligibility and the application process and will coordinate with the Graduate School, the Registrar's Office, and the State Department of Education to help candidates accurately complete their applications. The Advisor is responsible for organizing the process by which candidates apply to enter, register, and matriculate through the Residency. The Advisor helps to organize and implement recruitment activities, admissions orientations, open houses, information sessions, and other special NMUTR events. The Advisor helps to oversee and coordinate the admissions process and registration of residents throughout the program. S/he serves as a confidential advisor to candidates as they matriculate through the Residency, developing and building upon relationship with administrative offices and departments across the campus, including working with faculty at the University and in the schools. S/he will oversee the creation and maintenance of data-base records for evaluation purposes.

Qualifications & Requirements

Master degree in counseling, education or relevant field required. Experience in an institution of higher education, teacher education, or other field that is directly related to the functions of the position. Experience working with diverse populations in education settings. Some evenings and weekends required. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, and administrative skills are essential.

Abilities & Skills:
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to represent the university and teacher preparation program at conferences, meetings, seminars and to the public.
• Ability to maintain essential, confidential records and files.
• Ability to provide confidential assistance to students with academic, personal, developmental and social challenges.
• Ability to acquire knowledge of college policies and procedures.
• Ability to advise and counsel students and others concerning college programs, activities and services.
• Dependability, punctuality, and readiness to meet the time demands of the NMUTR.

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Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu.



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