Academic Advisor II
The Academic Advisor II in the Klein College of Media and Communication works under limited guidance, while advising a diverse population of students concerning an appropriate academic schedule, choice of major, number of hours that may be taken, probation, and/or dismissal. Contact may be on individual or group basis. This position may provide direction, guidance, and project supervision to Advisor I and Associate advising staff and manage other advising-related special projects. Works with faculty, staff, and students to disseminate information regarding curriculum requirements, academic policy, and other related issues as they arise. Meets regularly with assigned students to discuss academic and professional goals. Prepares and presents student orientation sessions and assists with course selection and registration activities. Leads at least one Klein Freshman and /or Transfer Seminar section per year. Assists in the coordination of Fly in 4, recruitment, retention, and at-risk student initiatives. Assists in clearing student records for graduation each semester. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:Master's degree and at least one and a half years of post-degree experience, including at least six months advising experience in an academic setting in higher education. Demonstrated experience in program development and implementation. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:*Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.*Outstanding customer service skills along with the ability to effectively work with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.*Excellent oral and written communication skills.*Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently.*Ability to maintain a positive attitude when interacting with students, faculty and staff.*Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully to ensure continuous quality improvement. *Demonstrated ability to implement changes to processes that increase efficiency.*Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally.
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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.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Annenberg Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular