Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Dec 18 2020 Job Description:
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all- inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted or assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Coordinates with Office of Advising and Career Development on advising and retention efforts. (Jr/ Sn. Level advising).
Assists department heads and faculty advisors with university policy and advising issues.
Chairs and coordinates efforts of the Potter College Advisors Committee.
Reviews, edits, approves, and processes advising forms.
Coordinates advising, admissions, and retention events for the college; including but not limited to Open House, TOP, Preview Days, and Fall Festival.
Oversees selection, mentoring and activities of Potter College Dean's Council of Students.
Coordinates with Office of the Registrar on Graduation on degree audits in conjunction with academic units.
Reports to Dean's Office on student success in Potter College.
Acts as main contact for Living Learning Communities within the college and provides assistance with student resources as needed.
Skills Considered Essential for Success
Demonstrated ability to work with students and towards student success efforts.
Excellent organization and communication (verbal and written) skills.
Ability to work in a team-oriented academic setting.
Ability to manage a budget and perform administrative processing tasks.
Strong event planning skills.
Ability to use or learn data-based programs and University management software such as BANNER, TopNet, iCAP, etc.
Ability to support and relate well with multi-generational students and students of diverse backgrounds.
Previous experience working with students and in student academic services at the university or collegiate level
Ability to adjust work schedule as needed for occasional weekend and evening activities for recruitment and other events
Ability to travel to regional recruitment events, as needed
Salary Grade: 108 Salary Range: $41,000 - $43,000
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