Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA001953

Department: 3900150121-COSM-Advisement Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
COSM Advisement Center. The Academic Advisor provides academic support to prospective, current, and former students within the College of Science & Mathematics. Occasional weekend or evening work may be required.

Essential Functions

  • Provides assistance resolving individual academic problems and advises on academic program changes.
  • Advises and assists students in the development of academic plans and class schedules, as well as reviewing applications, transfer evaluations, and transcripts for entry and exit from the University.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate files and records.
  • Participates in SOAR (Southern's Orientation, Advisement and Registration) sessions including presentations, advisement and registration.
  • Creates major/program specific weekly newsletters for students.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    One or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    One or more years of related higher education work experience

    Salary Range: $33,000

    Job Open Date: 05/15/2018

    Job Closing Date: 6/5/2018

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/16/2018
    Application Due: 6/6/2018
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