Academic Advisor

Oct 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00105553

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Poole College of Management offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, and economics. The Office of Undergraduate Programs within Poole College promotes and supports the holistic development of Poole College students as leaders in our diverse, global community. In partnership with our faculty, staff and external constituents, we provide the resources necessary to empower students to make well-informed decisions in support of their academic, professional and personal development. Our resources are provided in an environment that fosters recognition of and respect for individual diversity and cultural competence while promoting a community of inclusion and equity. The Office of Undergraduate Programs supports our undergraduate student resource units in the Poole College of Management including academic advising, diversity and inclusion, global programming and career and internship development. Our academic advisors act as a catalyst for students to achieve their best outcomes, providing developmentally focused advising that incorporates both curricular and co-curricular guidance. Our academic advisors are instrumental in the whole student experience from the academic requirements necessary to progress to graduation to the full breadth and depth of co-curricular offerings within our College that allow students to be as competitive as possible upon graduation.

Essential Job Duties: The primary role of the Academic Advisor will be to advise a large student load of 500+ undergraduate students in the Poole College of Management regarding academic requirements (matriculation through graduation), course selection and registration, and other issues related to academic and student success (i.e. international study, student organizations, internships). The Academic Advisor will teach one section of a personal and professional identity development course to undergraduate students each semester. The Academic Advisor will support various efforts in the Office of Undergraduate Programs as needed (including orientation, welcome week, commencement, etc.)

Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree in counseling, psychology, adult/higher education, business or related field

Department Required Skills: - Experience in academic advising at the college level, preferably in a business program - Strong communication skills: oral, written, and presentation - Knowledge of principles, practices, and ethics of undergraduate advising - Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse array of personalities under pressure and deadlines - Ability to interact with students at varying developmental stages in a confidential environment - Appreciation for various perspectives, identities, backgrounds, ages and educational goals of current undergraduate students - Comfort speaking to large groups - Excellent interpersonal and counseling skills - Ability to effectively manage large student caseloads

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Experience with successfully managing a large caseload of students - Experience teaching courses incoming first-year, off-campus transfer and CODA (Change of Degree Application), students - Evidence of effective presentations delivered in a large-group environment

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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