Academic Advisor II

Location
Athens
Posted
Dec 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This Academic Advisor II position will provide a variety of support services to students who are planning to transfer, or who have recently transferred, to the University of Georgia in order to pursue majors advised within the Exploratory Center (Intended Business, Intended Grady, Undecided/Exploring). This advisor will provide informational resources, walk-in hours, and referrals, and may collaborate with other Exploratory Center staff for program planning for transfer students. Opportunities for creating a network of contacts in other institutions to minimize transfer difficulties may develop. Advising across degree program areas within the Exploratory Center as needed during semesters and new student orientation sessions will be required. When advising and clearing students for registration, this advisor will generate advising forms, maintain notes about advising appointments, maintain consistent contact with advisees, and respond in a timely manner.

Responsibilities: Provide Services and Design Programming for Transfer Students. Design and implement research-based services and programming to assist prospective and recent transfer students. Partner with campus and units at other institutions, as needed. Create and maintain accurate records of student appointments, referrals, progress, and goals. Establish systems for organizing and managing information.

Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment and three years of administrative and appropriate program experience; OR five years of progressively responsible work in this area; OR any combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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