Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This is a part-time, 25% FTE position working approximately 9.4 hours/week.
The Advisor is responsible for advising mechanical engineering undergraduate students in connection with the UMSL/WU Joint Program. Will participate in the local recruitment of UMSL/WU Joint Program students and provide related support and administration, including interfacing with joint program faculty on issues related to course schedules and program assessment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Advise mechanical engineering UMSL/WU undergraduate joint program students.
Assist in development and assessment (ABET) of the UMSL/WU joint program curriculum.
Assist UM-St. Louis administration with recruiting prospective students to the joint program as well as orientation programs.
Assist in administration of program.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or closely related discipline.
Doctorate in mechanical engineering or closely related discipline.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with undergraduate students and nontraditional students.
Ability to speak to large groups of students, parents and educators.
Ability to make critical decisions regarding transfer of undergraduate credits.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of UMSL/WU Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $23.07 - $29.42 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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