Part-Time, Temporary Academic Advising Assistant

Job description

Job no: 495151
Work type: Temporary Part-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Administrative - Clerical

Position Title: Part-Time, Temporary, Academic Advising Assistant

Department: University Advising Services, UAS

Division: Division of Strategic Enrollment Management

Position Summary: The part-time, temp Academic Advising Assistant will report to the Associate Director, University Advising Services. This position will assist students in all aspects of the advising process, which includes the development and implementation of meaningful educational goals, informed academic planning, and major selection consistent with their personal values, interests, and abilities. This position may work from an office within the University Advising Center, or from other locations across campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advise students about academic requirements and selection of courses, in the form of both individual and group sessions (including advising hours at the Camden campus as needed)
  • Provide career advising as it relates to major selection
  • Review and interpret placement and other standardized test scores, unofficial transcripts, and course prerequisites
  • Develop advising materials and presentations to support individual and group advising sessions
  • Stay abreast of institutional information including admissions requirements, academic programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of degree program requirements
  • Understand and interpret for students the University’s academic standing policy
  • Provide guidance on relevant institutional policies and procedures
  • Understand the institution’s interpretation of FERPA rules for the release of student information
  • Maintain accurate records (including electronic notes) of interactions with students
  • Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, colleges, and departments
  • Refer students to appropriate specialized staff for services such as tutoring, testing, counseling, financial assistance, study abroad, etc.
  • Assist with new student orientations for first-time college students and transfer students
  • Participate in Admissions activities (e.g., Open House)
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and evaluation of the academic advisement program’s goals and objectives
  • Engage in professional development activities, including but not limited to, memberships in professional organizations; attendance at conferences, workshops, and training sessions; stay current with information technology skills (e.g., Banner)
  • Participate in institutional student development and retention programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Associate Director, UAS
  • Required Qualifications:

    • One year of experience providing academic advising services to undergraduate students in a post-secondary educational institution is preferred. Experience advising across a range of curricula preferred, including working with the undeclared student population. A Master’s in Higher Education, Counseling in Educational Settings, Student Personnel Services, or another field relevant to the position may be substituted for one year of experience.

    Advertised: Apr 7 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Apr 21 2021 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/8/2021
    Application Due: 4/21/2021
    Work Type: Full Time