Academic Advisor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, is responsible to provide advising information throughout the academic year; provides support to students during the registration process; explores various major and career options and works to improve the academic performance of University students.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of University policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, student life, and support services
Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population, including minority and international students
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions
Ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the University
Ability to identify students’ needs for support services in order to make appropriate referrals
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to operate a personal computer and various software packages
Ability to work a flexible schedule

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree; supplemented with one (1) year of related work experience in a higher education setting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Advises and counsels students for fall, spring, and summer semester course selections.

Analyzes student records in preparation for Orientation appointments; and advises students of scheduled follow-up appointments.

Conducts Initial Orientation appointments with new students each academic year.

Interacts collaboratively with faculty mentors to ensure a coordinated effort to advise students; receives and gives referrals to faculty and other University offices for students’ major considerations, academic issues, or personal concerns.

Participates in office staff development, workshops, programs, and administrative functions; and attends meetings.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Dean, Parks College
  • Academic Advisor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Academic Advising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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