Associate Academic Advisor
Working under regular guidance of experienced advising staff, the Associate Academic Advisor will provide academic support by working with students and records. The Part-time Associate Advisor will help advise students concerning schedules, majors, hours, probation and/ or suspension. The Associate Advisor will help disseminate information regarding curriculum requirements, academic policy, and other related issues as they arise. The Associate Advisor will direct students to other advising staff and may participate in meetings to discuss academic and professional goals. The Associate Advisor will help prepare and present student orientation sessions, assists with course selections and registration activities. This position will be approximately 20 hours per week. Actual schedule is flexible and will be set in consultation with the Advising Director. The focus of this position is to direct students to resources within the University that provide assistance in making career/academic major choices, as appropriate. The Associate Advisor provides access to information and resources for the achievement of academic, career and personal goals and acts as an advocate and referral source and provides consistent outreach and follow up services. The Associate Advisor occasionally represents the College at various internal and external meetings and events and help to position Temple and advising as highly respected and proactive. The Associate Advisor helps to facilitate communication of the vision, mission, policies and procedures and academic goals of the College and Temple University while assisting with their development and implementation. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience in an academic setting in higher education or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities *Strong oral and written communication skills *Ability to interact with a diverse group of faculty and administrators * Strong management skills * Demonstrated organizational skills, along with the ability to be detail oriented, able to multi-task efficiently in an office setting * Must be able to work nights and/or weekends * Experience with creating and using e-communications * Proficiency using Microsoft Office, Excel, and Banner Preferred: * Advanced training and/or coursework towards an advanced degree * Experience or background working with students in visual art and/or design programs Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at http://www.temple.edu/. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/ You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.