Title III Professional Advisor - College of Education

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Job Title: Title III Professional Advisor - College of Education
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222315
About Us

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 Summary

The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Title III Professional Advisor on the Dahlonega campus. The Professional Advisor 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 education majors to develop academic 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. 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 Dahlonega campus. Other duties as assigned. This position is funded by the Title III SOAR grant.

  • Assists a diverse student population, primarily students in specific assigned majors, in developing educational plans and goals
  • Delivers targeted retention and success programs for special populations
  • Uses predictive analytic technology to support student persistence
  • Participates in all advising and registration responsibilities at new student orientations
  • Develops advance schedules for new freshmen
  • Develops and delivers student workshops and faculty training sessions
  • Assists in the development and delivery of assessment tools for academic advising

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • One year of academic advising, student affairs, enrollment management, or counseling experience.
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree preferred.
  • BANNER experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to present information in large group settings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain exemplary working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • 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.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Required Documents to Attach:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time