Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002194

Department: 3900103001-Student Athlete Srvs-Academics

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Student Athlete Services-Academics. The Academic Advisor provides students with in-depth information concerning course descriptions, program requirements, prerequisites and registration procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Advises and assists students in development of academic plans and class schedules.
  • Reviews and performs preliminary evaluation of transfer students' transcripts.
  • Provides early advisement for transfer students.
  • Participates in SOAR (Southern's Orientation, Advisement, and Registration) sessions including presentations, advisement, and registration.
  • Assists in the resolution of individual academic problems.
  • Provides advisement on academic program changes.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate files and records.

    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; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Masters Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    Two or more years of related experience working with collegiate athletes in an academic setting; experience tracking progress towards degree by metrics set by the NCAA

    Salary Range: $32,000

    Job Open Date: 10/22/2018

    Job Closing Date: 11/12/2018

    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: 10/29/2018
    Application Due: 11/13/2018
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