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Advise students on a variety of academic issues such as courses that will satisfy general education and degree requirements; selection of a major field of study; scholastic and probationary problems, and College (or Department) policies and procedures.
Assist students with course registration, schedule planning and adjustments.
Through a collaborative process with students, assess educational and career objectives, and foster personal initiative and responsibility in meeting these objectives.
Monitor academic progress of students; analyze progress reports from instructors; determine eligibility and satisfactory progress toward degree; identify current and potential needs or problem areas and refer students to appropriate campus resources for assistance; communicate findings to coaches and faculty advisors as appropriate.
Make oneself available and accessible to students and campus community members, interacting with them in such a way that they experience a sense of belonging and that they feel that their concerns are valued.
Demonstrates knowledge and implementation of technology tools and resources and educates students on use of technology to support academic success
Interact and collaborate with campus offices such as Admissions, Financial Aid, Disability Access Services and Counseling to ensure student success.
Assist students with academic and non-academic problem solving.Provide general campus information.Refer students to appropriate campus resources e.g. financial aid, disability services, academic support, international student services, student health services, counseling services, and career planning and placement.
Prepare, update, and finalize the graduation lists
Contact and/or meet with prospective students and attend recruitment functions.
Interpret and explain college and university policies and procedures to both students and faculty; participate in preparation for new student orientations and/orassist in presenting academic information to new students during orientation.
Evaluate transfer transcripts from other academic institutions for equivalencies and application to specific degree programs.
Monitor program requirement changes and communicate to appropriate individuals and groups.
Maintain liaison with personnel in other student support units to coordinate activities and promote good relations.
Serve as student advocate with members of the faculty and representatives of student service units.
Participate in a minimum of 3 organized and/or self-directed professional development activities per year.
Participate in and support recruitment and retention related office initiatives.
Attend weekend functions and hold evening hours as needed.
Complete other projects and duties as assigned.
Begin compiling an advising portfolio including advising philosophy, artifacts as evidence of excellence, reflection on advising practice etc.
A bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of experience (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience)
Prior work experience in higher education
One year of experience in academic advising, counseling, teaching, admissions ro related area specifically
Prior work experience in student services
Prior work experience in education
The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .
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