The undergraduate advisor will be responsible for advising undergraduates in the journalism and communication programs in Northwestern University-Qatar.
Provide excellent and informed undergraduate advising regarding degree requirements for majors and minors, academic programs, and academic policies, including providing information regarding student academic support resources.
Communicate University policies and deadlines.
Conduct orientation sessions and meetings for students.
Contribute to the development and implementation of processes for successful advising.
Monitor progress to graduation and graduation requirements.
Maintain accurate advising records and work with advising technology platforms.
Participate in and contribute advising sessions for new student orientation, course fairs, and other student academic events.
Advise students regarding the course registration process, the major and minor declaration process, and any changes to student status such as transfer or study abroad.
Work with academic program directors to provide information regarding student registration needs.
Work closely with the Division for the Student Experience regarding student academic progress and student academic support and career planning.
Organizing student success workshops.
Process accommodation requests.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional weekend and evening work activity expected.
A bachelor’s degree in media, journalism, communication, or related field from an accredited U.S. or American-style university.
1-3 years’ experience in academic advising services in an American or American-style institution.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Demonstrated ability to work successfully and collaboratively with students, faculty, and administrators.
Capacity to perform duties efficiently and according to strict timelines in a fast-paced environment
Experience working with college students in a student-centered environment
An advanced degree in media, journalism, communication, or related field from an accredited U.S. or American-style university
3-5 years’ experience in academic advising or student academic support services in an American or American-style institution
Previous experience with People Soft or STELLIC.
Experience working in the Arab world and/or global south
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
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