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The successful candidate will provide academic advising for a diverse community of students pursuing or considering undergraduate majors, minors or certificates in the College of Arts and Sciences. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students, scholars, and staff members.
Academic advisors in the College guide students in academic planning based on both the student's academic and career goals and on IU Bloomington, College, and program-specific degree requirements. Academic advisors help students understand their degree requirements and the implications of school and campus policies and procedures for them. In addition, advisors track student academic progress, maintain student records, and refer students to appropriate campus resources, such as academic support services, cultural and community support centers, internship and overseas study opportunities, and career services. Academic advisors also coordinate evaluation of transfer credit for domestic and international coursework, represent the College and the academic programs that they serve at campus meetings and recruiting functions, assist in developing written materials and in coordinating events for undergraduate students, support College and campus initiatives, and adopt best practices as established for academic advising in the College.
Master's degree in a related field and two years of experience in student affairs, teaching, academic advising, or a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Uses and learns new technology proficiently and changes practices with changing technology. Meet Best Practices and National Standards for Academic Advising. Understands and meets FERPA requirements.
Experience in a student-focused, higher education environment is highly desired.
Master's degree in a liberal arts field.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.