Lead Academic Advisor
Lead Academic Advisor-1703066
Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)
Master’s Degree and three (3) years of full time academic advising, counseling or student services at college or university level.
Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, social work, counseling or related discipline. Additional years of experience in academic advising, counseling, teaching or student services at college or university level.
Brief Description for your Job Description:
This position will provide academic advising to Undergraduate/Graduate students in the School of Social Welfare (SSW) to support students in promoting their academic success. The Academic Advisor will be an active leader and participant in assisting with orientation, open houses, information sessions, graduation and other SSW events. The incumbent provides significant links to students from transitioning from prior educational institutions and serve to strengthen student satisfaction and retention. Successful incumbent will have outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team.
Provide high quality, proactive academic advising to undergraduate/graduate in SSW. This includes assisting students in course selection and requirements for special focus areas, setting academic goal, course planning and career exploration.
- Advising will occur in individual and group settings on an ongoing basis and will include regular communication about courses, majors, degree requirements and policies/procedures.
- Provide active support, follow-up and strategies for success, as well as general walk-in/appointment advisor for students.
- Participate in admissions process by recruiting prospective SSW students. Assist with all SSW outreach and recruitment efforts.
- Assists with coordination and implementation of SSW events (i.e., Orientation, Open Houses, Informational Sessions, and Graduation).
- Assist with the day-to-day administration of the department by answering student questions and troubleshooting problems.
- Provide 1:1 and group advising for new students regarding enrollment issues, academic planning, polices, course requirements and as well as other academic administrative issues.
- Assist alumni with requests for information. Disseminate accurate information regarding the University’s and SSW's policies and procedures.
- Develops and assists with educational programs, workshops, and services. Represents the department on committees as needed.
- Reviews, edits, and maintains advising sections of SSW website and all print materials. Supervises student workers.
- Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental missions.
Special Notes: This is a full time position. provisions of the FLSA. This is a full time position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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Official Job Title: Academic Advisor
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: School of Social Welfare-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmSchool of Social Welfare-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Oct 5, 2017
Posting End Date: Nov 4, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $49,000 - $57,500/Ann@1.0FTE CWE
Salary Grade: SL3