Academic Advisor

Location
Valdosta
Posted
May 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

General Summary of Responsibilities: University Advising and Student Transitions is excited to hire multiple new academic advisors to staff our new Academic Advising Centers. We will begin with immediate review of resumes and keep this posting up until all positions are filled. Advise students with regards to their educational, career, personal and social development, including clarifying academic policies and rules, college/university degree requirements, and referring students to academic and personal resources as appropriate. Ability to learn extensive requirements, policies, and procedures, along with excellent organizational and time management skills are required. Excellent interpersonal, speaking, writing, and computer skills are essential. Candidate must be willing to work with a diverse student population on a one-on-one basis and in small groups. The candidate must work well on a team and be willing to work occasional weekend and evening hours. If you have additional questions, please feel free to connect with Rob Freidhoff, Executive Director of Advising, via email at rcfreidhoff@valdosta.edu.

Required Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree. - Strong oral and written communication skills and a commitment to detail-oriented accuracy are required. - Knowledge of college level student services is required

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation. Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.

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