The academic advisor is responsible for providing a range of support services to students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). This person will advise new students and currently enrolled students of the general education requirements, major required and elective classes, minor exploration, and advise the growing population of transfer students. The advisor will work in collaboration with other professional staff in the CHSS Center for Career and Academic Advising and throughout the college to provide services related to recruitment, student enrollment, academic advising, retention, engagement and support. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
Master’s Degree in relevant field. Experience working with undergraduate students in a higher education setting. Ability to advise and counsel students. Ability to work independently and in a team setting. Must be detail/results oriented; able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of and experience with non-traditional student populations. Familiarity with Banner systems. Experience with CHSS curriculum and programs.