Academic AdvisorWorking Title::
Academic AdvisorPosition Number::
006346Full-Time Or Part-Time::
Full TimeTime Limited Position::
YesNumber of Vacancies::
College Access ProgramsPosting Number::
EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:Description of Work Continued::
Fayetteville State University’s Office of College Access Programs is designed to provide low-income/potential first-generation college students with support services that will enhance their academic skills, thereby ensuring that these students will complete high school and enroll in and complete programs of postsecondary education.
The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified high school seniors and adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The program also provides services to improve the financial and economic literacy of participants. An important objective of the program is to counsel participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills, and to assist in the application process. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of high school seniors and adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.
Primary purpose of position is to aid under-represented populations in postsecondary education with college entry and matriculation through assistance with financial aid and college admission applications.Minimum Education And Experience Requirements::
A Bachelor’s degree required. Prefer a degree in social sciences, counseling or related fields. A minimum of two years of advising, recruitment, counseling, coaching or tutoring experience. Two years of proven experience working with adult learners preferred.Preferred Qualifications::
Must be able to relate to low-income/potential first generation students; ability to follow directions to implement evidence-based program; excellent organizational skills to document services accurately and meet deadlines; effective interpersonal and oral communication skills; and an interest in working with adult learners.
Preference will be given to applicants residing in Cumberland County; however, applicant will also have to travel to five (5) county target areas – Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson Counties as needed.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) and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.Quick Link::