Essential Functions: Assist the Program Director by acting as a Liaison to various offices and organizations that promote LGTBOJA+ (e.g. Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Dean of Students, Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, Graduate Queer Alliance, etc.) across campus to further promote WSU as a welcoming and inclusive campus and to assist with any related events e.g. Rainbow Graduation.Assist with program course scheduling.Process program part-time faculty assignments/contracts.Process purchase orders and expense reimbursements for the program.Monitor and maintain nominal budget for the program.Communicate effectively and accurately academic and non-academic requirements, policies, andprocedures.Maintain continuous advising relationships with students; effectively engage students in broad discussion from initial college preparedness through career planning; monitor and communicate using university systems, social media, small group, and face-to-face sessions, as appropriate.Coordinate retention efforts.Work in consultation with experienced advisors; report to department chair/program director.Serve as department point person in college-wide advising efforts.Demonstrate ability to act as liaison with other units; participate in meetings and work as a member of a team.Advise prospective and current undergraduate students; provide a comprehensive suite of advising services; advise potential and current students on admission, graduation, and certification.Conduct information sessions and provide academic advising on the main campus and at extension centers.Assist in recruiting efforts, represent department at regional high school and community college programs and at college recruiting events; coordinate special programs.Prepare undergraduate work plans.Verify requirements for certification, graduation.Must be available to work evening and weekend hours as requested.Must have own transportation.Continuously develop knowledge of best practices, policies and procedures, technological tools, etc.Facilitate orientation sessions and/or orientation courses for FTIACs, transfers, and other student populations.Other duties as assigned.This is a subsidy conditioned appointment.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree for Academic Services Officer I and Master's Degree Required for Academic Services Officer II; in education, counseling, or related field.Ability to quickly assimilate extensive knowledge of a complex nature.Ability to relate well and establish rapport with students, other staff, faculty, parents, and community.Previous experience in higher education/non-profit setting (desired).Time management, organization, communication - written and oral, interpersonal, computer, work in a team setting, creativity.Working knowledge of social media.Knowledge of best practices in academic advising.Experience with diverse student populations: ethnic, gender, age, economic level, first generation, etc.Ability to work effectively with students of varying levels of academic preparedness.
Internal Number: 76_208315
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.