Academic Advisor - #002168
Posting Information: Academic Advisors support the development of the whole student through the delivery of the following duties and responsibilities: *Serve as first enrollment advisor for all incoming students; new freshmen, transfers, and re-entering *Continue as support advisor through graduation for all students *Provide developmental academic advising to undeclared students *Collaborate with Career Services staff to provide general career counseling *Represent the Advising Center at recruitment functions *Teach academic success and first-year experience courses as assigned *Serve as liaison to assigned college and/or departments and meet regularly with department heads *Meet regularly with associate dean of assigned college *Provide advising information and support for the University community *Present advisor educational workshops for faculty and staff *Assist with the development, revision, and updating of Advising Center processes, forms, and publications *Maintain appropriate advising records and documentation *Participate in the assessment and evaluation of academic advising and advising programs *Participate in ongoing professional development and encourage the growth of colleagues *Other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of the needs of students and the Advising Center.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Masters Degree in a related field and previous experience in academic advising. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of counseling techniques, including career counseling is preferred. Strong communication skills, written and oral, are essential. Experience with Microsoft Office preferred, knowledge of Banner preferred. Additional computer skills helpful.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Hard-copy application materials will not be considered. Application must be made on line. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please attach a cover letter, current resume and a list of three references (include complete contact information - telephone numbers). For more information, please contact Travis Bulluck at 828-227-7753 or via email at [email protected]