Open Date: 02/05/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: A master's degree in counseling, education, or psychology or the liberal arts from a regionally accredited institution is required. Strong advising, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills are required. At least 4 years or more of experience in counseling, advising, and/or teaching in higher-education is required.
Special Instructions to Applicant: To apply, submit a CV/Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Also, arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to: Amy Shannon, AD AARC Search Committee Chair, University Studies Program, East Carolina University, 2421 Old Cafeteria, Mail Stop 144, Greenville, NC 27858.
Job Duties: The Associate Director for the THCAS Academic Advising & Resource Center will play a leadership role within the Center by: 1. Overseeing the Center's utilization of software to maximize efficiency (AccuSQL sign-in system, Advisor Central, Analytics Portal, BIC reports, DegreeWorks, and other platforms). 2. Training faculty advisors within the departments and interdisciplinary programs of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences on advising practices and policies. 3. Working with the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, the Center's Director, and the Office of Institutional Research to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of practices in advising. In addition to these leadership roles, the Associate Director will: 1. Assist the Director with day-to day operations of the Advising Center, including management and scheduling. 2. Oversee and maintain campus-wide programming initiatives for THCAS (PIER-Pirate Introduction to ECU Registration, ECU Excels, Beyond Your Degree Career event, etc.). 3. Present academic information at recruitment events (Open House, Admitted Student Day, Community College events, Transfer Summits, etc.) and all 10+ freshmen orientation sessions. 4. Serve as mentor to other advisors. 5. Serve on the Advising Collaborative's New Advisor Training Committee to train new professional advisors across campus. 6. Serve as the liaison with assigned areas/departments (Career Center, Residence Life, Student Affairs, etc.) and College administrators. 7. Represent THCAS to COAD classes to promote liberal arts majors. 8. Participate in retention efforts, student support activities, and other tasks, as assigned. 9. Maintain an advising load of 300+ advisees. The Associate Director is also expected to oversee reporting for the Starfish Early Warning system for the University.