Essential Functions: -Communicate effectively and accurately academic and non-academic requirements, policies and procedures to students, staff, and faculty-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 with departmental supervisor and in consultation with departmental and college administrators, staff and advisors-Act as liaison with other CFPCA units and additional units on campus as appropriate; participate in meetings and work as a member of a CFPCA advising team-Advise prospective and current undergraduate and post bachelor students; provide a comprehensive suite of advising services; prepare work plans ; advise potential and current students regarding admission, major and general education requirements and career planning-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/university recruiting events; coordinate special programs-Verify requirements for degree completion and certification-Continuously develop knowledge of best practices, policies and procedures, technological tools, etc., with regard to advising-Facilitate orientation sessions and/or orientation courses for FTIACs, transfers, and other student populations-Work with minimal supervision-Must be available to work evening and weekend hours as needed and requested-Provide own transportation to work and work-related events
Qualifications: -Master's in Music degree required-At least one degree in one or more of the disciplines in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, education, counseling, or related field-Previous work experience in higher education or a related non-profit setting-Computer skills commonly utilized in an office setting-Demonstrated excellence in time management and organizational skills-Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills-Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting-Demonstrated ability to think creatively
Internal Number: 76_208715
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.