Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Masterâs Degree in a discipline related to advising, counseling, or teaching Experience in academic advising and teaching at the collegiate level Experience working with STEM programs Experience managing people, projects, and information Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-person staff team
Â Engineering Student Services at Iowa State University seeks qualified applicants for an Academic Advisor III to provide professional academic advising services regarding university procedures and degree requirements within the college to undeclared engineering students and prospective students.
The Academic Advisor III will be responsible for training college advisors for student orientation and the coordination of the student orientation experience. This position will advise undeclared engineering students. Â Additionally, the position will be responsible for teaching all sections of Engineering 101 for undeclared engineering students.
The successful candidate will have effective management and organizational skills, the ability to teach in a large classroom and work well with a diverse population. The ability to communicate effectively is essential. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Coordination of Orientation
Level Guidelines â¢ Senior-level position possessing high-level professional and/or technical skills working independently under minimal supervision to support ISUâs mission and department or work unit goalsâ â¢ Applies senior-level professional knowledge and expertise to work requiring greater latitudeâ â¢ Solves moderately complex problems and regularly exercises judgment to determine appropriate actionâ â¢ Regularly exercises judgment to resolve problems and determine appropriate action on a broad set of issue and problems. May provide recommendations regarding problems/issues outside the bounds of defined procedures and practicesâ â¢ Responds to complicated inquiries, provides training, and provides direction to lower-level staff â¢ May provide supervision for one to two other staff (i.e., leads a small work team)â â¢ May lead projects for which well-defined practices and procedures may not exist â â¢ Provides guidance to students
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.