Academic Advisor - Diversity Advising, College of Arts and Science

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The College of Arts and Science is seeking a dynamic Academic Advisor to join their team. This individual will report to the Assistant Dean for Diversity & International Students and works with the CAS diversity team on the Academic Achievement Program’s seven programs, which support underrepresented students in the College of Arts & Science and other undergraduate schools. In addition to all of the duties of the Academic Achievement Program, this position will provide academic and co-curricular support in order to retain and support students of color at the university. Advise and counsel a significant cohort of first-year students, serving as the primary advisor until they declare their major, and remaining as a support and resource person throughout their undergraduate career. Provide overview of curriculum, policies and procedures. Assist with program development and implementation of one of the College's comprehensive academic support programs (e.g. First-Year/Freshman and Transfer Orientation and Advising; Sophomore Cohort President development and selection; Second-year class activities & programming; etc.) to ensure it meets the current needs of students. Analyze data received through student inquiries, market research, and input and recommend new programs and courses to meet changing needs. Assist in the implementation of marketing events to recruit students for admissions into College's Programs, including developing information sessions and open houses, and attending university-wide and external events. Serve as liaison with faculty and other University personnel, and representing the Dean and the College to internal and external constituencies.


Required Education:Bachelor's degree.Preferred Education:MA in higher education/student affairs strongly preferred.Required Experience:2-3 years of experience in counseling, advising, student services, program development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Preferred Experience:Experience in an academic environment, orientation, transition programs and sophomore programming.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Ability to interpret and communicate policies to individuals at all levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity




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Posted: 8/8/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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