Academic Advisor, Dahlonega
Position Title:Academic Advisor, Dahlonega Position Number:10044213 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Dahlonega Job Close Date:09/17/2020 General Summary:
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Academic Advisor on the Dahlonega campus. The Academic Advisor, Dahlonega, works with a diverse student population individually and in groups regarding general education and major requirements and assists in course selection as part of a professional team of advisors. The advisor primarily supports students in specific majors to develop educational plans and goals. The advisor provides accurate and timely information regarding UNG academic policies and procedures and targeted, intentional support for students who are underachieving academically. The advisor serves as a liaison to faculty and appropriate departments and is also responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and assessment of comprehensive student advisement tools and student success programs, including UNG’s Quality Enhancement Plan. The advisor uses predictive analytic technology to support student persistence and assists with workshops, advance scheduling, and all advising and registration responsibilities at new student orientations on the Gainesville campus. The Academic Advisor will perform other duties as assigned.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.Job Duties & Responsibilities:
The Academic Advisor will:
- Assist a diverse student population, primarily students in specific assigned majors, in developing educational plans and goalsDeliver targeted retention and success programs for special populationsUse predictive analytic technology to support student persistenceParticipate in all advising and registration responsibilities at new student orientationsDevelop advance schedules for new freshmenDevelop and delivers student workshops and faculty training session.Assist in the development and delivery of assessment tools for academic advising
- Must have ability to present information in large group settings
- Ability to establish and maintain exemplary working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A strong background as a team player
- Ability to work under minimal supervision to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize duties
- A strong background in working with diversity
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
- One year of academic advising, student affairs, enrollment management, or counseling experience.
- Computer experience with Microsoft Office required; BANNER experience preferred.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Information:Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.