Student - Academic Advising Assistant

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Student - Academic Advising Assistant

Posting Number: 20110743
Job Category: Student

Job Description Summary:
The Academic Advising Assistant will provide basic administrative duties for the Career Planning Center. The student will provide assistance to students and their guests seeking degree, career and registration information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet walk-ins and explains basic information about the Career Planning Center and how students can utilize the tools offered in the office
  • Answer phone overflow
  • Assists students with registration
  • Use Banner to determine student requirements for testing and scheduling.
  • Performs additional tasks as needed: shredding, filing, scanning/photocopying, assembling advising materials
  • Office coverage during staff meetings and required training or Career Planning Center staff
  • The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Education- High school diploma or GED
    • Experience - Basic clerical skills, computer literacy, excellent customer service, effective communication skills, understanding of the Advising and Career planning process. The Academic Advising Assistant will undergo extensive in-office training regarding the advising process, office procedures and customer service.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with EXCEL, PowerPoint, Word and Banner

    Other Information:
    This position is scheduled for approximately 15-20 hours per week.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits at the College with a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Contact hours will not be used to meet the 6 credit hour minimum.


    You must be enrolled or continuing your education with Ferris State University or Michigan State University on the campus of SMC and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and at least 1 credit hour with SMC.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/28/2018
    Application Due: 1/21/2019
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