Academic Advisor-Public Health & Health Sciences (Hybrid)
University of Michigan - Flint
Location: Flint, Michigan
Internal Number: 232306
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.
Why Join the UM-Flint Department of Public Health & Health Sciences?
PHHS is situated in the ever-growing College of Health Sciences at the University of Michigan-Flint. CHS is proud to be a diverse community of learners and scholars with a vision to be the college of choice for the advancement of health professions. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at the College of Health Sciences and become a victor for the greater good.
Academic advisors directly contribute to the University's retention and degree completion goals. Each advisor manages an assigned student caseload, support students in all facets of their transition to the university and completion of their degree. Advisors engage early and often with their assigned caseload, working to resolve barriers to student completion. They monitor students' academic progress, coordinate with faculty, academic support services, and other University resources.
You will report to the Department Office Manager.
Why Work at U-M Flint?
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions after 12 months of eligible service, with immediate vesting.
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance.
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses.
Eligibility for benefits is based on your job group, your appointment percentage and the length of your appointment. Learn more about employee benefits and eligibility and download the Comprehensive Benefits for Faculty and Staff flier .
Advise students and assess their needs towards degree completion
Attend University Academic Advising meetings
Support student outreach programs
Participate in prospective-student recruitment for the Department
Bachelor's degree in a related profession such as Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Student Affairs or other relevant disciplines
Two (2) or more years of experience working with students in an academic setting.
Currently staff in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) are working in a hybrid work arrangement with the expectation being that staff will be present on campus three (3) days out of the work week, but able to work remotely the other two (2) days. This arrangement could be flexible to meet individual needs, but is subject to change based on the department's needs, University recommendations and policies.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for at least seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
UM-Flint is among the top tier, regional comprehensive public universities in the Midwest. UM-Flint currently enrolls approximately 7,000 students, has a broad and diverse alumni base of over 48,000, and is home to high caliber faculty and dedicated staff, and recently updated its Carnegie classification to Doctoral/Professional.