Detailed Job Description
Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising for students in the division.
Advising includes building a relationship with college students to enhance a sense of belonging, academic integration and academic success while 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, and referring to appropriate university resources and offices. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, teaching the First Year Experience (FYE) course, program planning and coordination for specialized groups of students. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or Director of Student Services.
Master's degree, preferably in higher education, counseling or college student personnel or a closely related discipline; 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.
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 applicants 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 Beth Niehoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.