The Liberal Studies Division of Arts and Science is seeking a talented Academic Advisor. This individual will advise students in Liberal Studies on academic programs, providing practical information related to the curriculum and degree progress, as well as administrative aspects of course selection and registration; help students make informed decisions about their academic and professional goals; interpret institutional policies and procedures; facilitate access to university resources and support services when needed through appropriate referrals; and process advanced standing credit and recommend special exceptions when relevant. In addition, this position includes advisement of a special population, liaison and program responsibilities with specific functional areas, service on relevant committees, and participation in some high-priority events for Advising & Student Affairs (eg. admissions open house, parents’ day).
Bachelor's degree and
Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or other appropriate field.
2 years' relevant experience in student advising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience advising diverse undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to advise and provide appropriate solutions to problems. Knowledge of standard office software (Google Apps, Microsoft, etc).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of career development resources and internship program administration, and/or assessment methods will be useful.
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