Academic Advisor I

Job description

Posting Number:

S05916P

Working Title:

Academic Advisor I

Department:

Engineering Enviro, Civil, Agri, and Mech

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The College of Engineering, formed on July 1, 2012, is building a vibrant academic environment that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research that addresses critical societal needs. The College offers eight undergraduate and seven graduate engineering degree programs spanning all engineering fields. The College has grown rapidly to more than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students and over 80 faculty members.

College/Unit/Department website:

http://www.engineering.uga.edu/

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

Advertised Salary:

$ 35,568 - $40,000; depending on qualifications

Posting Date:

04/05/2021

Open until filled:

No

Closing Date:

04/10/2021

Proposed Starting Date:

05/03/2021

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Academic Services Professional

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

1.00

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position is an Academic Advisor in he College of Engineering for the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering. The individual will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of approximately 350-400 advisees, administering student academic support, serving as the lead for degree support, providing leadership in the development of procedures that support broader efforts in student success, and representing the College of Engineering at recruitment events. This position will report directly to the School Chair for the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods of time.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain a caseload of approximately 300-400 advisees. Assist students with curriculum planning and registration each semester and maintain student files/records; remain familiar with degree program requirements.

Percentage of time:

50

Duties/Responsibilities:

Administer student support to enrolled and prospective students; serve on various campus committees. Completion of Academic Advising Certificate Program and attend yearly UGA advising workshops.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Serve as the lead/point of contact for degree support and enhancement activities that extend /augment the educational opportunities associated with engineering undergraduate degree programs.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Provide leadership in the development of activities, processes and procedures that support broader efforts in the area of student retention, success and professional development.

Percentage of time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintain up-to-date understanding of degree program procedures and policies; assist in connecting students experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate campus.

Percentage of time:

5

Duties/Responsibilities:

Recruitment activities – Represent the College of Engineering at recruitment events and related meetings.

Percentage of time:

5

Duties/Responsibilities:

Attend and participate in staff meetings, professional development seminars, and othe student support related meetings; Provide cross training to academic staff as required.

Percentage of time:

5

Duties/Responsibilities:

Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time:

5

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/5/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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