This position is integral to the academic experience of undergraduates in the School of Arts and Sciences through advice & counsel, from freshman to senior years. Academic advisors, working with faculty advisors, help students achieve academic success.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Advisement and Retention
Assist undergraduates with course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans
Troubleshoot problems with registration and refer students to support services to facilitate success
Provide advice to students regarding adapting to university life
Advise undergraduates on academic opportunities and requirements, policies and procedures
Evaluate transfer credits
Monitor students' academic progress to advise them of their academic standing
Communicate to students the process and deadlines for graduation processing
Confirm degree compliance
Administer academic support services
Compile and analyze academic data; prepare and write reports
Make suggestions for improving student advising processes based on data and student feedback
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's degree required.
Three years related experience in advising or counseling is required.
Ph.D. or equivalent experience in academic setting is preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to interact productively with faculty, administrators, students and others
Excellent communication and consensus building skills
Demonstrated success in providing friendly, high quality customer services and effective outreach abilities
Knowledge of professional student population needs and obstacles to success
Knowledge of student retention issues and literature
Excellent organization skills
Ability to use common computer programs
Classified Title: Academic Advisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $51,975 to $71,497 per year Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001401-Academic Advising Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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