Academic Advisor for College of EducationPosition Number::
000584Full-time or Part-time::
Bronco One StopPosting Number::
EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category::
Commensurate with Experience and EducationMinimum salary::
Commensurate with Experience and EducationMaximum salary::
Commensurate with Experience and EducationOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit: Description of Work Continued::
The Bronco One Stop is a centralized space for students to access common student services to strengthen their ability to navigate Fayetteville State University. The goal of Bronco One Stop is to enhance the student experience with the application process, academic records, financial aid, making payments, speaking with an advisor to register for classes, gaining assistance with degree planning, receiving academic support, and navigating university resources.
Fayetteville State University Advising Center’s mission is to promote student success by empowering students to achieve their academic and career aspirations. The Advising Center delivers high-quality services by providing support with educational planning, course selection, resource awareness, and success strategies
Primary Purpose of the Position:Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
The primary purpose of this position is to assist teacher education students, with advising, registration, and enrollment needs of Fayetteville State University students to increase retention and graduation rates.
The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
• The advisor will coordinate program details with various academic units and advise candidates on degree completion requirements, complete equivalencies for transfer courses, and other degree-related candidate matters.• Serve as initial point of contact for all Elementary Education/B-K Teaching Licensure Only candidates and for first-time freshmen and transfer candidates after the Change of Major has been submitted from Pre-Education to Elementary Education/B-K.• Review transcripts from former institutions and evaluate the course equivalencies for the University College Core curriculum and work with faculty mentors and department chairs to determine major equivalencies.• Advise candidates individually and make referrals as needed.• Respond to inquiries about the FSU transfer process from prospective transfer candidates.• Work with COE departments and other University offices to maximize candidate success.• Teach University Studies (UNIV) courses, as needed.• Oversee Declaration and Change of Major for K-6 and B-K undergraduate degree- seeking candidates.• Communicate with candidates regarding PRAXIS Core Academic Skills Tests for Educators exam dates, registration information and workshop preparation.• Complete paperwork regarding admission to Teacher Education and Clinical Experience (Student Teaching) in conjunction with candidates.• Track candidates to assist department chair with course offerings and scheduling for teacher education degree programs.• Complete reports and data collection for teacher recruitment, IHE Report, Title II Report and OPAR.
• Participate in special recruitment programs such as Freshmen Orientation, Fall Preview, Majors Fair, Spring Open House, etc.
An earned master’s degree from an accredited institution preferably in the degree program to which they are assigned.Knowledge skills and abilities::
Some work experience in higher education, preferably in academic advising, counseling admissions, enrollment management or student affairs.
· Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).· Knowledge of Banner software· Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills· Ability to manage a wide variety of records, files, and reports.· Must have personal and professional attributes to include punctuality, diligence, commitment, integrity, teamwork, and confidentiality.· Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques, and knowledge of the requirements for the diverse majors within the COE.· Ability to serve students through virtual advising, walk-in advising, workshops and other programming methods that best meet the needs of students.· Ability to work occasionally after 5:00pm and on weekends (especially during peak times).Open Until Filled::
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
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