Student Services Program Coordinator II - University Advising Center
Internal Title: First-Year Academic Advisor
Posting Number: STA00098PO18
College/Division: Division of Academic Affairs and Provost
Department: University Advising Center
Advertised Salary Range: $37,170 - $40,000
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Student Services
Advertised Job Summary: The First-Year Academic Advisor provides individual advising to approximately 300 assigned students (first-year students, transfer students, continuing caseload of students or a combination) to assist in transitioning to college, academic planning and progression, and engagement on campus. Advisors possess a working knowledge of college curriculums, university policy, and campus resources. Advisors communicate and meet regularly with students, their assigned College, and the University Advising Center. In addition, this position must maintain an average advising schedule of 30 hours per week, manage student caseloads, participate in on-going training and certification, host various outreach events, intervene with students, and regularly use available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising. This position requires strong critical thinking, memorization, attention to detail, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and student affairs and academic affairs units. The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgement and discretion, making decisions on a regular basis that impact student welfare and the institution.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience.
EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.