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Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-23
Req: R-998


1484-YN - Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1

Business Title:

Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Academic & Student Success Advisor provides quality advising to undergraduate students from all majors within the Carson College of Business. Working collaboratively in the Academic & Student Success team, Advisors support and educate students through group and individual advising. Advisors provide advising and education to help students navigate the higher education environment, set academic goals for certification and degree completion, plan for co-curricular experiences that supports their career goals (i.e. study abroad, internships, leadership), and learn academic success strategies and skill development.

Duties include but are not limited to: advising undergraduate students year-round; motivating students to set and achieve educational and career goals; conducting workshops and presentations; providing programming that promote academic success skill development; monitoring students’ academic progress; develop and coordinating student success programs

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of full-time academic advising experience at a college or university or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with academic/career advising, and experience applying academic rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrated computer software skills, including the ability to use office software, such as databases, spreadsheets, word processing, and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to remain professional, courteous, and interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability work collaborative in a team environment.

  • Ability and willingness to occasionally travel, work weekends, and work after regular business hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field.

  • Working knowledge of learning styles, freshman year experience, retention strategies, and academic success strategies.

  • Understanding and belief in developmental academic advising.

  • Strong public speaking skills and the ability to develop and deliver engaging and informative presentations to students and parents.

  • Experience advising, counseling, teaching at the post-secondary level.

  • Experience using student records databases/programs for higher education institutions.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience.
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

Position Term in months: 12

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Area/College: Carson College of Business
Department Name: Carson Center for Student Success
Department Link: https://business.wsu.edu/

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by May 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time