Detailed Job Description
College of Arts and Science (Office of the Dean): Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising for students in the College of Arts and Science with particular focus on international students (degree seeking, conditionally admitted, and visiting).
Advising includes providing accurate and current curricular information, assisting in academic planning and decision-making, providing counsel with regard to academic program changes, providing information with regard to career and professional development of liberal arts students, and referring to appropriate university resources and offices. The focus of this position is to coordinate advising programs related to international students. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, program planning and coordination for other student populations including undecided, transfer, and prospective students. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or the Assistant Dean.
Master's degree preferably in higher education, counseling or college student personnel. At least two years of experience in advising or counseling in a university or college setting, which may include experience gained during an educational program.
Personal experience of having either studied or worked abroad; experience of having worked directly with international students (advising, programming, or with immigration status); proficiency in a non-English language. Demonstrate an understanding of student development theory and an understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education; experience in working with diverse student populations; excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organization, technological and collaborative skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying to this position, applicant will be asked to submit a letter of application, resume, and three current letters of reference. If applicant does not have access to letters of reference they can be sent directly to Nancy Burnside at firstname.lastname@example.org.