Requisition ID: 2021-7274 Position Type: Full-Time Schedule Shift: 9:00am to 6:00pm Hours Per Week: 37 Travel: None Category: Student Services
Overview Touro University Worldwide Hawaii (TUW) is seeking a motivated, bright and personable individual to join our student advisor team. TUW Hawaii is an accredited nonprofit university, and a member of the Touro College and University System (TCUS). TUW Hawaii offers uniquely designed and delivered online programs. We offer to our full time employees a good benefits package and demonstrate our commitment to education by offering tuition remission so employees and their families can earn a degree from our university. The Academic/Educational Advisor provides a high level of service, assisting new and matriculating students from initial enrollment activities and assistance in programs related to retention and persistence to graduation, which includes academic advising, retention, and at-risk students. Built upon TUW's Robust Learning Model, this position utilizes a high tech/high touch approach to understand the student's needs, determine how to assist the students to meet their educational goals, and recommend/assist the student in registration for the appropriate courses. The successful candidate must be results-oriented, student centric, and have strong communication and listening skills. This individual must also be a team player, as the position will be required to collaborate with colleagues, department heads and other TUW employees. This position is a direct report to the Lead Academic Advisor.
Develop and update degree plans for students
Provides academic advising to students
Provide academic advising appointment times for students as needed
Evaluate transcripts for transfer credits and equivalent courses
Contact students via email, phone, chat and/or text, as applicable
Reviews university resources/materials to better assist students
Quick learner that can easily adapt to TUWs Robust Learning Model (RLM) and proprietary Integrated Campus System platform
Assists with retention and registration efforts
Other duties as assigned by Lead Academic Advisor and/or Provost
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Masters degree preferred from an accredited university or college
Knowledge within Marriage and Family Therapy Field an added plus
Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
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