In support of new initiatives of Johns Hopkins University, the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Office of Academic Advising, is growing with the purpose of becoming a more relationship-based advising office. While working closely with a small caseload, we are seeking an Academic Advisor to assist students holistically with academic planning, course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans. They troubleshoot academic problems, monitor academic progress and academic standing, and advise on policies and procedures. This position is currently hybrid requiring 3 days in the office and 2 days work from home. Academic Advisors report to the Assistant Dean for Academic Advising.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Academic Advising (80%)
Help students navigate their academic experience by assisting with proactive academic planning, creative problem solving, and connection to academic resources.
Work with students holistically to help them meet their personal and academic goals and to help find solutions for personal, social, financial, and academic probations.
Assist undergraduates with course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans.
With the purpose of facilitating student success and retention, track student progress by running reports, analyzing student data, and communicating with students regarding registration, grades, and graduation.
View and manage early warning flags by providing outreach to students and communicating with faculty.
Troubleshoot problems with registration and refer students to support services to facilitate success.
Advise undergraduates on academic opportunities and requirements, policies and procedures.
Provide early interventions identifying and communicating with at-risk students identified by faculty in each academic term.
Meet with academic probation students and reinstated suspension students to conduct a self-assessment and academic success plan.
Monitor students' academic progress to advise them of their academic standing.
Communicate to students the process and deadlines for graduation processing.
Create and maintain accurate academic records through the use of degree audit software and SIS, document student meetings and notes in the student information database
Programming, Projects, & Collaboration (20%)
Conduct group advising sessions, advising workshops, and/or co-sponsor events with faculty and other support offices.
Work closely with key campus partners (Registrar, Life Design, Financial Aid, Student Life, Residential Life) to ensure that this role functions effectively in connecting advisees to campus resources.
Participate on Advising and KSAS working groups and committees.
Work on projects to continually improve the service of academic advising and the training and development of academic advisors.
Special Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of student development theory.
Ability to use appropriate judgment when dealing with sensitive issues.
Extensive knowledge and experiences managing holistic advising, assessment, academic and student affairs collaborations, diversity, identity, and inclusion.
Exceptional interpersonal, oral, public speaking, writing, and listening skills.
Excellent ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty members and staff at all levels.
Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds and to foster sensitivity to diversity and an inclusive campus and community culture.
Proven ability to cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues and to build positive and effective relationships.
Proven track record of establishing strategic relationships to strengthen program and service delivery.
Passion for working with highly talented, socially and culturally diverse student populations.
Three year's experience.
Classified Title: Academic Advisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus Department name: Academic Advising Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
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