: Decker College of Nursing and Health SciencesLocations:
: Binghamton, NYPosted:
: Jun 14, 2021Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-timeRef. No.:
: 00057Position ID:
About Binghamton University:
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.
Budget Title: Academic Advisor (SL-3)
Decker College Academic Advisors work to ensure students have the resources they need to succeed academically and personally. Our professional advising staff works with faculty to help students transition to the rigor of college coursework, make the most out of their time at Binghamton University, and progress to graduation in a timely fashion.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Advising prospective, newly admitted, and current undergraduate and graduate students on academic and career goals
- Thoroughly documenting interactions with students using student success platforms
- Maintaining a thorough understanding of the Binghamton University and Decker College undergraduate/graduate policies and procedures
- Referring students to available on and off-campus support services
- Educating students about supplemental programs and opportunities
- Coordinating, developing, and facilitating regular outreach activities to help students gain knowledge about university resources, policies, and procedures
- Developing, planning, and participating in events (ex. orientation, recruitment, commencement, open house, etc)
- Serving on committees as assigned
- Maintaining a thorough knowledge of degree requirements for current programs, including the University's General Education requirements and their application to each current and prospective Decker student
- Contributing to the maintenance of advising and academic information (electronic and print)
- Effectively communicating with faculty, staff, students, and other departments to enhance the advisement process
- Establishing relationships and supporting Decker faculty advisors
- Providing support and general guidance to student organizations; student organization leadership; graduate assistants, peer advisors, and ambassadors
- Application review and support
- Managing transfer course equivalencies, evaluations, and articulations
- Developing and maintaining training information/manuals
- Administering and managing nursing loans, scholarships, and other programs that benefit Decker students (scrub donations, assessment kit sponsorships, etc)
Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. Applicants should be highly organized, self-disciplined, proactive, able to work independently/effectively as a team member and thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration, Counseling, Education or field related to academic advising or healthcare
- Demonstrated understanding of the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development
- Ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and visitors
- Superior public speaking and presentation skills
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Understanding of and sensitivity to diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and developmental needs
- Experience supporting students
- Mastery of G Suite by Google, DegreeWorks, Slate, SAS, and Ellucian Banner or similar business systems
- Experience in an academic advising setting
- Demonstrated abilities in event planning and execution
- Experience in survey development, distribution, and analysis
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: June 28, 2021
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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- Contact information for three professional references
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