Academic Advisors support the development of the whole student through the delivery of the following duties and responsibilities: *Serve as first enrollment advisor for all incoming students; new freshmen, transfers, and re-entering *Continue as support advisor through graduation for all 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 courses Learning Contract (LC) 101 as assigned *Serve as liaison to assigned college and/or departments and meet regularly with department heads *Meet regularly with associate dean of assigned college *Provide advising information and support for the University community *Present advisor educational workshops for faculty and staff *Assist with the development, revision, and updating of Advising Center processes, forms, and publications *Maintain appropriate advising records and documentation *Participate in the assessment and evaluation of academic advising and advising programs *Participate in ongoing professional development and encourage the growth of colleagues *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. Applicants must have completed a graduate degree program in any of the above-referenced disciplines on or before the begin work date for this position.
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 828-227-7753 or via email at [email protected]
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.