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Academic Advisor, Center for Advising, Persistence and Success *Multiple Positions*

Employer
Kean University
Location
Union, New Jersey

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.

Center for Advising, Persistence and Success

Academic Advisor – Multiple Positions

Reporting to an Associate Director in the Center for Advising, Persistence and Success, the Academic Advisor oversees the degree completion of all undergraduate students as assigned by caseload in the Center for Advising, Persistence and Success. The Academic Advisor works as part of a collaborative team and assists with large-scale on campus advising programs to facilitate the advising and registration of students; creates equitable options for out-of-state and international students; and coordinates all efforts related to student advising for the assigned student population.

The Academic Advisor develops collaborative efforts with University stakeholders and provides overall leadership and coordination for their assigned caseload; applies general education policy and ensures compliance with pre-and outside-the-major advising programs and registration practices; and demonstrates specialized knowledge for their assigned cohort and general knowledge of broader fields, combining to create a holistic approach to student advising, persistence and success. The Advisor also assists students through the entire Standards of Academic Progress (SAP) academic planning process; monitors academic progress, including communicating with at-risk students and students on or in danger of being placed on academic probation; and attends registration events and other activities as assigned.

These positions require travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. These positions are not remote and require physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and a minimum of three years of professional experience in student support services in higher education, K-12 or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Professional work experience specifically related to college academic advising is preferred.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

Organization

With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, with over 85 options for graduate study including doctoral programs in psychology and education leadership.

 

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty, and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

With so much to offer, students who graduate Kean University leave well-prepared for success in careers…and life, in general. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

 

 

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