Provide high quality academic advising and student success coaching regarding coursework, degree program completion, experiential learning, and co-curricular programs for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE). Assist students with referrals to appropriate campus and non-campus offices for academic and non-academic issues. Partner with faculty to support the professional development of students. Collaborates with department faculty and staff to implement retention initiatives in support of departmental and university goals. Work collaboratively with advising and student success staff in College of Engineering, and College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources to support the needs of students in the BSE department. Additional duties include New Student Enrollment advising, serving on departmental committees related to student success and undergraduate education.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, STEM discipline, or a related field. Minimum two (2) years' experience in student development, advising, or recruitment. Demonstrated experience advising diverse student backgrounds in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students. Ability to learn and stay current of complex academic requirements, policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Will consider organization/time management skills and computer skills. Ability to work as an effective team member. Will consider a Master's degree in Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, STEM discipline, or a related field in lieu of experience.
Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, STEM discipline, or a related field. Experience with 1:1 student interaction/advising. Experience with developing and implementing retention initiatives. Demonstrated advising experience using student information systems and technology platforms.
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