The main purpose of this position is to provide counseling and support services to engineering undergraduate freshmen students. Additionally, this role supports the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Programs with the recruitment, conversion, and freshmen retention programs sponsored by the Undergraduate Programs Office of the College of Engineering. These include, but are not limited to, the Spring Open Houses, summer orientation programs, and freshmen advising seminars.
Core responsibilities include:
Assisting in the coordination and development of programs related to the recruitment and retention of students
Counseling students on academic program policies and issues
Assisting students in making appropriate educational choices and decisions
This position recommends appropriate interventions for students in academic jeopardy and provides appropriate triage for student situations. Additionally, this position will serve as a resource for faculty, assisting them in their role as academic advisors by answering questions on policy and providing them with relevant advising materials. This position is an integral part of the Undergraduate Programs team and all services offered for undergraduate engineers.
B.A./B.S. required, Masters, preferred
3-5 years of related experience
Good organizational skills
Attention to detail
Sensitivity and the ability to maintain confidentiality
Requires proficiency with standard offices software programs such as FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Office, including Excel
A cover letter is required for consideration.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 1246
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