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Academic Advisor MCCOB

Employer
The University of North Georgia
Location
UNG - Gainesville
Closing date
Jul 26, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title: Academic Advisor MCCOB
Location: UNG - Gainesville
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229947
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 an Academic Advisor for the Mike Cottrell College of Business on the Gainesville campus. The Academic 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 specific majors to develop educational 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, including UNG's Quality Enhancement Plan. 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. Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to present information in large group settings
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain exemplary working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a strong background as a team player
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize duties
  • Must demonstrate a strong background in working with diversity.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • One year of academic advising, student affairs, enrollment management, or counseling experience required.
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • BANNER experience preferred
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts
Apply Before Date

7/27/2021

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 include contact information for three professional references

Organization

The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia.  With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities.  The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the  Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013.  Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.

To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit www.ung.edu.

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