Academic Advisor

Location
Raleigh, NC
Posted
Jul 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00107062

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Edward P. Fitts Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department is an academic unit within the College of Engineering at NC State University. The ISE Department was the first endowed academic department in the entire University of North Carolina system, and the generous alumni donor is regularly involved with the department on its advisory board and in other ways. The primary purpose of the department is to provide a quality education to undergraduate and graduate students (both Masters and Doctoral) and to conduct basic and applied research in foundational and emerging areas of industrial and systems engineering. The department also administratively supports the interdisciplinary graduate program in Operations Research (OR), the Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL), and the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina. The department also is heavily involved in outreach activities to industry and plays a vital role in fulfilling the missions of the College of Engineering and University. The department has a global reach, providing special courses for international universities, exchanging students and faculty internationally and participating in international conferences. ISE also participates with the state in economic development and nationally/internationally in leading the profession.

Essential Job Duties: The responsibilities include advising prospective and admitted students on admission requirements, registration, course selection, academic requirements and policies, and other academic issues related to enrollment and student success. * Maintaining other aspects include: UG Records of both active students and inactive students. The maintenance of these records is of paramount importance to the advising function and undergraduate policies. * Maintaining records of Coop Ed. students, ISE minors, and study abroad students affiliated with ISE. * Maintaining list of student requests for manual enrollment in courses - ensuring enrollment is completed in a timely manner. * Maintaining a record of textbooks used in ISE department classes. Ensure that desk copies are available for faculty and graders. * Maintaining record of ISE department student organizations leaders and faculty advisors. * Maintaining records of ISE495 including proposals, interim reports, and final reports. * Working with Career Development Center to prepare and deliver Student Professional Development evenings. * Working with alumni who want to provide professional development to students. * Assist in organizing program's like alumni student mentoring lunches. * Assisting with student programs such as orientations, welcome events, open houses, visitation days and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree + at least 3 years of relevant experience

Department Required Skills: * Strong organizational skills. * Ability to understand and follow policies, rules, and procedures such as those pertaining to student records. * Excellent communication skills: oral, written, and presentation * Knowledge of principles, practices, and ethics of undergraduate advising * Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse array of personalities under pressure and deadlines * Maturity and ability to interact with students at varying developmental stages in a confidential environment * Comfort speaking to large groups * Excellent interpersonal and counseling skills * Ability to effectively manage large student caseloads

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * At least two years of experience advising students at a college level institution. * Familiarity with North Carolina State University undergraduate academic programs and policies. * Familiarity with Student Information Systems (SIS). * Background in science/engineering disciplines or in academic advising.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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