The Feliciano School of Business (FSofB) at Montclair State University invites applications for a Student Services Academic Advisor in the school’s Ellyn A. McColgan Student Services Center. The Student Services Academic Advisor is responsible for providing a range of support services to students and faculty advisors. The recently named Ellyn A. McColgan Student Services Center provides undergraduate students with integrated and individualized academic advisement and career placement programs from admission to graduation, and graduate students with support and resources for career development.
The Student Services Academic Advisor will work in collaboration with the other professional staff in the McColgan Center for Student Services in the FSofB to provide services related to student recruitment, enrollment, academic advising, retention, and professional development for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in FSofB programs. The Student Services Academic Advisor will collaborate with MSU counterparts housed in CAST, Admissions, and the Office of the Registrar. The advisor will actively assist in the development of recruitment, admission, advisement, and retention initiatives, participate in both FSofB and University events focused on student advising, orientation, recruitment, professional development, and other events as requested by the Dean’s office. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
The Feliciano School of Business is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a BS in Business Administration (ten concentrations), BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA (six concentrations, cohort based model), MS in Accounting degree programs and several graduate level certificates. In fall 2015, the Feliciano School officially opened a new 143,000-square-foot, six-story, high-tech, interactive learning environment for their 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Among the building’s many noteworthy features are a 3-D printing innovation lab, a Financial Resource Center with multiple Bloomberg terminals, interview rooms for corporate recruiting, state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs, a 150-seat lecture hall that may be used for public events as well as classes, collaborative spaces for networking, team building and group study and market research/analysis labs.
- Provides admission and academic counseling
- Communicates changes in curriculum and admissions standards and procedures
- Provides assistance for students interested in transferring into FSofB programs
- Reviews, evaluates, and processes internal transfer student applications
- Performs outreach to non-registered FSofB students
- Reviews and manages students admitted conditionally to FSofB;
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree and one year of professional experience in advising or counseling in higher education. An understanding of non-traditional student populations. Ability to advise and counsel students and others concerning school/university programs, activities, and services. Must have excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills, and the ability to work effectively both individually and as a team member. Ability to leverage technology in advising and counseling activities. Must be a team player; detail/results oriented; able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Experience with business school curriculum and programs is preferred.