Oversees day-to-day operations of advising site location of a comprehensive proactive academic advising program that facilitates student academic success, retention, and timely academic progress. This position will oversee the advising unit in the College of Engineering and Computer Science
Master's degree and 3 years of experience in collegiate advising, academic counseling, or student affairs.
Experience with university computer systems or similar computer technologies, i.e. BANNER Admin, DARS, EAB-Navigate.
Leadership and supervisory experience administering an academic advising program or center and/or a comprehensive academic support program.
Experience working with diverse student populations; experience working collaboratively with large groups.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of assigned advising location; supervises a team of academic advisors and administrative clerical position; provides case management and monitors and assesses for continuous improvement the advising team's percentage of continuing students enrolled; facilitates a proactive outreach campaign to ensure advisors maintain strong, positive relationships with students leading to high levels of student engagement to the university, improved retention, and timely academic progress toward graduation; monitors and implements use of integrated technology to enhance student progress; resolves student complaints and trouble shoots for students who need assistance solving problems; facilitates admission decisions for prospective transfer students and Wright State change of major/minor requests; participates in college meetings and works closely with college administration and staff to ensure program/degree updates are disseminated and communicated; reports directly to University Director; holds regular meetings with location advisors; works closely with college student service staff. (50%)
Provides proactive academic advising that facilitates student academic success, retention, and timely academic progress toward graduation. Advises students individually and in groups about program curricula and requirements, academic placement test results, selection of major, major entrance requirements, and graduation requirements that facilitate course registration. Clarifies academic and administrative policies and procedures; assists students with understanding options and potential academic consequences; guides students through decision-making processes; assists students with understanding the academic grievance process; apprises students of academic standing and academic requirements; approves continuing students to register. (50%)
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