The Senior Transfer Academic Advisor will support the development of transfer students through the delivery of the following duties and responsibilities: *Serve as the liaison for NC Community Colleges *Serve as the primary contact person regarding academic advising for transfer students from 4-year institutions *Market and coordinate WCU's outreach to feeder institutions. Examples of outreach include but are not limited to: Western Day, Catamount Advising for Transfer Success (CATS) event, and other community college visits. *Provide unofficial transcript evaluations for potential transfer students. *Serve on WCU's Transfer Advisory Board. *Serve as the enrollment advisor for incoming students; new freshmen, transfers, and re-entering. *Continue as support advisor through graduation for assigned students. *Provide developmental academic advising to undeclared students. *Collaborate with Career Services staff to provide general career counseling. *Represent the Advising Center at recruitment functions. *Teach Learning Contract (LC) 101 course as assigned to students in poor academic standing. *Serve as liaison to assigned college and/or departments and meet regularly with Department Head(s)/Associate Dean(s) of assigned college(s). *Provide advising information and support for the University community. *Assist with the development, revision, and updating of Advising Center processes, forms, and publications as needed. *Maintain appropriate electronic advising records and documentation. *Participate in the assessment and evaluation of academic advising and advising programs. *Participate in the ongoing professional development and encourage the growth of colleagues regarding transfer initiatives and trends. *Other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of the needs of students and the Advising Center
Minimum of a Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Experience with Microsoft Office preferred, knowledge of Banner preferred. Additional computer skills helpful.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Travis Bulluck at [email protected] or 828-227-7753.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.