Provides information to, and advises both enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation; may coordinate the work of entry level academic advisors.
Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculums.
Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general petitions.
Maintains student files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary.
Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, as well as financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students on probation.
May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming new students.
May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
Experience will not be considered in lieu of education.
Education will not be considered in lieu of experience.
The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following:
Higher Education experience, specifically working with undergraduate student populations.
An awareness of best practices in assisting the transfer student population.
Ability to take initiative, problem solve, exercise excellent judgment, demonstrate critical thinking skills and adapt to shifting priorities in a diverse setting.
Ability to clearly interpret and implement policies and procedures.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
The following documents are required:
Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the posting.
Three work references: the hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors.
NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been completed.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Internal Number: STA006532
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