College of Engineering and Information Technology's Dean's Office
The College of Engineering and Information Technology and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are dedicated to research, innovation, and education. The College works in partnership with state and federal agencies and industry to promote the transfer of research applications that benefit society. We distinguish ourselves by our continued commitment to cross-disciplinary research and education. We provide outstanding education opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students to contribute to the professional workforce in engineering, computer science, and information systems.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking an Academic Advisor for the College of Engineering and Information Technology. The Academic Advisor will provide advising support for Computer Science and Engineering majors in COEIT.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $50,000and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
The Academic Advisor for the College of Engineering and Information Technology will provide advising support for majors in COEIT. This includes prospective and transfer students as well as current students in the college.
Specific duties include:
Meet regularly with COEIT students to provide course suggestions, review graduation requirements, discus academic pathways, provide advising clearance, and make appropriate referrals
Assist with new student orientation in summer and winter, including provide course recommendations
Be responsive to student question via email, phone calls or in person or virtual meetings
Explain and enforce policies and procedures
Work with academic and other university department to answer student questions and provide support
Assist with administrative activities such as gateway processing, requesting substitutions, approving student forms
Provide information to prospective students and families
Assist with advising related events and presentations
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position requires some local travel as well as some evening and weekend work.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
One year experience in advising or professional experience in programs of assistance to students in higher education (two years part time can replace one year full time).
Must have: excellent organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills; the ability to use relevant technology and software to support advising activities.
Master's Degree preferred with an emphasis on Counseling/Advising/Student Affairs/Higher Education.
Knowledge of college student development principles and community college student experience desired.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.