Freshman Counselor

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Position Information

Position Title: Freshman Counselor

Position Number: 000364

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: University College

Posting Number: 0401210

SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty)

Job Category: Professional

Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary: $36,638

Maximum salary: $47,630

Overall Position Competency: EHRA

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Honors Program at Fayetteville State University promotes inclusive excellence, recognizing and rewarding outstanding academic achievement throughout the curriculum. As part of University College, the Honors Program creates incentives for all students to achieve at a level that leads to graduation with distinction in a timely manner. The Honors Program also provides opportunities for high-achieving students to enrich their educational experience through research or creative activity, experiential learning, and co-curricular engagement. The Honors Program prepares students to excel in their careers, to become civic leaders, and to achieve personal well-being.

Description of Work Continued:
Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Academic Counselor provides administrative leadership for recruitment, programs, community engagement and works directly with the Director. The Counselor aligns with the mission of the Honors Program, provides academic advising to students, provides leadership and co-curricular event planning for the Honors community, collaborates with other units to ensure the retention and success of Honors students throughout their academic career.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide administrative support in the development, implementation and marketing of programs/projects.

Collect and analyze data; prepare reports; maintain program records and statistical information.

Serve as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, departments and other units on day-to-day programmatic, operational and administrative issues.

Facilitate seminars, meetings and special projects.

Develop or participate in the development of funding proposals for the program or assist with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives of the program.

Assist in recruitment and orientation initiatives through outreach initiatives, informative events and/or attendance at college fairs (in partnership with the Office of Admissions).

Supervise and train students.

Current knowledge of general degree requirements to provide academic advisement to Honors students.

The Academic Counselor will also perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Must possess an earned Masters degree in any discipline and at least one year of administrative or other relevant experience in a college/university setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Technical skills in web page design and social media
Experience working with students in a higher education setting
Demonstrated ability to build effective and collaborative relationships

Closing Date: 03/30/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess at least a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you answered yes to "Do you have a Masters Degree", what was your major?
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Please describe your technical experience in web page design and social media.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you have experience in higher education advisement?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents

    EEO Statement:
    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

    Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Veterans Statement:
    Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.





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    Posted: 3/8/2018
    Application Due: 3/31/2018
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