Responsibilities of this position include providing individual academic guidance and counseling to students on academic matters such as selection of a major area of study, course selection, and academic performance; guiding students in development of decision-making skills and providing instruction through intervention workshops; and creating programs, workshops, and other initiatives to enhance students' academic performance from a prevention and intervention perspective. The selected candidate will also coordinate the academic orientation of new students and/or new majors and support the university's goals through developing and implementing a student development approach to academic advising; meet and advise students and parents during visitation days and freshman orientation; and provide academic advising and mentoring to undergraduate students in the department of engineering. This will include continuous interaction with departmental faculty and staff to ensure consistent information is provided to students and from advising to the department. Responsibilities may include additional projects and initiatives dedicated to the engineering student population, but within the structure of the College of Engineering and Technology Student Success Center. This position may be responsible for advising traditional, nontraditional, distance education, and/or transfer students and will utilize a variety of methods for advising, such as phone, computer, face to face, and printed materials. This position will report to the Executive Director of the Student Success Center in the College of Engineering and Technology.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Tamara Mckeel, ECU College of Engineering and Technology, 1000 E. 5th Street, Mailstop 507, Greenville, NC 27858. The candidate of choice will also be required to provide an original transcript.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A master's degree in an appropriate field from an appropriately accredited institution is required.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 944426
Organizational Unit Overview:
Advising staff are responsible for academic policy, progress and ECU and major procedures. Advisors serve as academic department and campus liaisons. Advisors keep abreast of changes in ECU policy and curriculum through training sessions, continuing education, and higher education coursework as well as belong to appropriate professional organizations. They attend conferences to keep abreast of newest advising trends and implement new technology to assist in management of advising. Advisors have a multiple of roles in helping students, from pre-admission, summer orientation, to working throughout the time it takes a student to graduate. Academic advisors share career and professional recommendations and/or resources, as well as a multiple of resources to support the student academically and developmentally. Relationships start with pre-Admissions (occasionally) and summer orientation for students and continued through graduation.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.