The academic advisor position is a full-time, 12-month appointment reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Student Services in the Bryan School of Business and Economics. The primary areas of responsibility will be to serve as an Academic Advisor for assigned undergraduate majors; to plan, coordinate and participate in student services activities as assigned; and serve as lead advisor for International Programs.
Employee attributes needed for success in this role:
Ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities or projects in a fast-paced work environment
Willingness to embrace innovative advising practices using technologies.
Demonstrated ability to participate in a team environment and to make a positive contribution toward the mission and vision of the organization.
Adept at interacting with others in a professional and collaborative manner.
Excellent leadership skills and ability to manage sizeable projects, delegating when appropriate.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution and minimum of 2 years of experience contributing to student success initiatives in a higher education setting
Proven experience working with diverse populations in a higher education setting
Experience working within the field of academic advising or in developing and implementing services/initiatives to support college student transition, success, and retention
Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university
Experience working with Business majors or related fields
Proficient computer skills (MS Office, Ellucian BANNER), Camtasia, Canva, WordPress, and Can
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