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Academic Advisor

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Requisition Number STA002200
Classification Title Academic Advisor
Working Title Hispanic & Latino Academic Advisor
Location Armstrong Campus - Savannah
Department 3900110701 - Student Success Ctr-Armstrong
Position Status Full-Time

Position Summary
Student Success Center. The Hispanic and Latino Advisor, working with institutional student success partners, provides academic advising, coaching, mentoring, and support to Hispanic and Latino students on the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University.

Essential Functions

  • Advises, coaches, and provides academic support services to Hispanic/Latino students, as well as the general student population.
  • Assists Hispanic/Latino students in developing meaningful and appropriate educational and career plans, in support of the University's retention, graduation, and student success goals.
  • Collaborates with college-based academic advising teams.
  • Refers students, as appropriate, to campus resources and services.
  • Partners with the Office of the Provost, the Office of Admissions, the Academic Success Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and other offices to support initiatives and activities for Hispanic/Latino students.
  • Participates in orientation sessions, including presentations and registration.
  • Maintains student records, exercising discretion and confidentiality.
  • Communicates effectively, in person and electronically, with a wide variety of constituencies.

    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 communication skills in English and Spanish), 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
    Master's Degree

    Preferred Experience
    Experience as an Academic Advisor or Academic Coach

    Salary Range $32,000
    Job Open Date 10/31/2018
    Job Closing Date 11/21/2018

    Quicklink for Posting
    http://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/53364





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