Department: Watson College of Education - Associate Dean's Office - 31401
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The Watson College of Education seeks a temporary academic advisor that will provide academic advising and support to an advising caseload of 100-120 students for the Fall 2021 semester. This position will support undergraduate students who participate in educator preparation programs and will be expected to provide accurate academic policy and curricular information to assist in short-term and long-term academic program planning and career goal clarification.
The temporary advisor will assist assigned students with course mapping, reading degree audits, reviewing academic progress, navigating university policies and procedures, and referring students to appropriate university support offices. The advisor will work as a WCE student advising office member with professional advisors, graduate students, faculty, and staff to provide students high-impact advising and support services. Additionally, the advisor may work with outreach and student engagement initiatives.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree with 18 hours of discipline focused master level course work. Experience in a university or college setting.
Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, effective organizations skills, and detail orientation. Must exhibit cultural competence and possess a broad understanding of student academic, developmental, and social needs.
Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Temporary assignments cannot exceed 11 consecutive months without a full 31-day break from employment. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
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