The Honors Program at Temple University is dedicated to providing high-achieving students with enriching academic opportunities, holistic advising, a dynamic and inclusive community, and strong encouragement and support along the way to commencement—and beyond. Our staff is dedicated to providing individualized advising on course selection, scholarships, fellowship applications, careers, and graduate schools. We also offer specialized Honors classes, housing in the Honors Living-Learning Community, and leadership opportunities through our multiple Honors student organizations. We are part of the mix that makes Temple University a wonderful place to earn a degree.The Advisor II, working under limited guidance, provides specialized advising services to high-achieving students concerning academic schedule and plans, choice of major, professional development and goal setting, and other co-curricular opportunities. May provide direction, guidance, and project supervision to less experienced staff. The focus is on academic advising and curriculum planning with students in an individual or group setting. This involves the development, coordination and implementation of educational counseling services geared to achieving, maintaining, or improving student success and retention.The advisor II will also be responsible for supervising multiple Honors student organizations and will be expected to instruct an Honors first-year seminar. Performs other duties as assigned.Required Education & Experience:
Master's degree and at least one and a half years related experience required including at least six months advising experience in an academic setting in higher education. Required Skills & Abilities:
* Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills along with the ability to relate to a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
* Demonstrate outstanding oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to work with high-achieving and gifted students who have wide-ranging academic needs and interests.
* Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to take initiative, work independently and as part of a team, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
* Ability to work occasional weekend and evening hours, when necessary.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation softwarePreferred:
* Demonstrated experience in first-year experience and/or Residential Life initiatives (orientation, first-year seminar, co-curricular programming).
* Demonstrated experience in program development, implementation, and supervision.This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-reportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-The Tuttleman Learning Center
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular