Advisor & Department Coordinator - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position exist to provide all administrative duties and academic advising for the department of Finance. Includes personalized academic planning and troubleshooting student issues, planning, and budgeting for supplies. Other expectations include creating and updating program materials, discretionary overrides for students, updating catalog requirements, creating semester schedules and distributing to faculty, and reviewing affiliate pools and making recommendations for hire. Provide high quality superior professional services to students and faculty in a pleasant and seamless fashion, responding to the ongoing complexities and challenges of this dynamic and growing department.


Office Management: Performs all departmental clerical duties; correspondence, telephones, filing, orders supplies and textbooks, assists with Degree Works and Student Success Collaborative (SSC), prepares all departmental reports (MS Word) and provides support to Chair via a series of updates and analysis of all directives, deadlines, and requests for information from various sources, Creates and maintains departmental MS Excel spreadsheets. Collects and evaluates information from Banner, Institutional Research, departmental databases, other relevant sources and web pages as needed. Interacts with WebIT group to maintain accurate information and ADA compliance.

Program/Technical Duties: Finance Adjunct Faculty hiring program. Evaluates applications in the Department of Finance affiliate pool, to assure all materials are submitted, coordinates departmental recruitment and hiring strategies of underutilized/underrepresented candidates. In consultation with the department chair, schedules affiliate teaching assignments. Makes recommendations to the Chair in matters related to student registration, admissions and records; suggest action for resolution of problems relating to Student Handbook.

Professional Academic Advising Duties: Coordinates, plans and prepares for advising sessions for current, potential, transfer and readmit students. Maintains confidential student files as well as documents all advising sessions using SSC or current advising record keeping system. Attends open house and major fairs. Refers and informs students of University resources. Disseminates policy and procedural information to students, departments and other University units. Provides advising assistance and training as needed for Department of Finance faculty. Collaborates with University services for student retention initiatives. Participates in University and professional resources for the department. Participates in University and professional development opportunities. Evaluates transfer courses, initiates Degree Exceptions and BASE petitions. Works with the Admissions office to identify newly admitted Finance majors and contacts them regarding orientation and advising issues. Participates on College of Business and University committees and task force.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree
  • One year of experience working in higher education
  • Experience with academic advising or counseling students

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree
  • One or more years of experience creating department course schedules.
  • One or more years of experience in developmental advising.
  • Experience using a computer based advising system.
  • One or more years of Banner experience
  • Experience working with diverse, urban and non-traditional student populations.
  • Degree or work experience with one of the six business college disciplines (ACC, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT).
  • Knowledge of MSU Denver policies and procedures related to academic advising.
  • Knowledge of the MSU Denver Finance major degree plan and course offering sequence.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: in order to be considered as applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION AT Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Please note: References refers to a list of the names and contact information of three professional references.

Keyword Phrases

  • FIN - Finance
  • Advisor & Department Coordinator
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Academic Administration
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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