The College of Arts and Science is seeking an experienced Academic Advisor to join the Preprofessional Advising team. This individual will report to the Assistant Dean for Preprofessional Advising. The Academic Adviser will advise students on prehealth, prelaw, and business studies academic performance, policies, and other learning opportunities. Special focus includes but is not limited to coordinating the administration of the Business Studies Minor, providing administrative and programmatic support to the Lawyer Alumni Mentoring Program (LAMP) and other prelaw events, assisting with enrollment management tasks for an Internship Seminar for CAS students, and serving as member of the Committee on Evaluations to Schools of the Health Professions, drafting the school-wide committee letter of evaluation. This staff person will liaise with other advisers across the University and maintain up to date information on trends in graduate health and legal careers. In addition, this individual will advise and counsel a significant cohort of first- and second-year students, serving as the primary advisor until they declare their major, and remaining as a support and resource person throughout their undergraduate career. This position will analyze data received through student inquiries, market research, and input and recommend new programs and courses to meet changing needs. Liaison with faculty and other University personnel, representing the Dean and the College to internal and external constituencies.
MA in liberal arts subject strongly preferred.
2-3 years experience in counseling, advising, student services, program development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in an academic environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to interpret and communicate policies to individuals at all levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity