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Academic AdvisorWorking Title:
Academic Advisor - #140559Department:
AdvisingAnticipated Hiring Range:
$39,000 - $41,000Position Summary:
The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.Minimum Qualifications:
Advisors help students to select proper courses, choose careers and appropriate majors, understand university academic policies and procedures, and cope with the transition to college. The enter also provides a Learning Contract course for at-risk students. Additionally, the Center serves as a campus resource for general academic information. Under general direction, academic advisors are responsible for assisting with the university-wide development of a relationship-based model of academic advising in support of the educational success of the undergraduate student. Along with university colleagues in other units, advisors work to increase the yield and quality of the entering student, decrease the time to graduation, and advance rates of completion. Academic advisors contribute to these efforts through their comprehensive knowledge of the academic and support programs of the University and a thorough understanding of student development theories in practice.
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of counseling techniques, including career counseling is preferred. Strong communication skills, written and oral, are essential. Experience with Microsoft Office preferred, knowledge of Banner preferred. Additional computer skills helpful.Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours Per Week:
40Number of Months Per Year:
06/14/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Travis Bulluck at [email protected] or 828-227-7753.Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.