Undergraduate Academic Advisor - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Academic Advising, the Undergraduate Academic Advisor will be responsible for the undertaking the following:

  • Manage a caseload of advisees; Meet with advisees within the first two weeks of the semester.

  • Provide guidance with course selection and registration pertaining to majors.

  • Help students understand majors' connection to graduate studies and/or career paths.

  • Communicate with students regularly to apprise them of semester mileposts (5ww, pre-registration, etc.) and end of semester status, relating to Dean's List, probation and dismissal, after review of grades.

  • Collaborate with Student Accounts & Financial Aid to support the financial literacy initiative.

  • Plan one event per semester to connect students to faculty in their major.

  • Attend two co-curricular events each semester and participate with Admissions events, Orientation, Welcome Week and Commencement.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master's Degree in Education, Psychology, or Counseling is required.

  • Applicable Higher Education work experience is required.

  • College Advising experience is preferred.

  • Essential Functions

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience with the internet.

  • Ability to accurately interpret and apply institutional/departmental policies and procedures.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Undergraduate Academic Advisor
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Academic Advising
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Masters
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
    Cover Letter