Academic Advisor - 426a.1213 **3 positions**
Academic Advising - UARC
General: Provide student-centered academic advising to undergraduate students. As a member of the central advising staff, the incumbent will be expected to assume an active, positive and collaborative role in advising students.
Specific: Provide expert, credible, and sensitive advising to students. Advise students regarding selecting a major and courses, career objectives and personal goals; academic success stragegies; make appropriate referrals. Communicate and interpret University policies including; general education requirements, major and minor requirements and graduation requirements, curriculum modifications, course waivers and substitutions, late course adds/drops/withdrawals, credit overloads. Conduct orientation sessions and meetings for new, re entry, and transfer students. Serve as a resource for faculty advisors. Work with advisors in developing, implementing, and improving processes necessary for successful advising.
Bachelor’s degree. Advising or counseling experience. Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Presentation skills. Competency in Windows-based computer environment. Commitment to delivery of high quality academic advising to a diverse college population. Ability to work in fast-paced environment; learn and communicate continually changing and detailed information.
Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, or related field. Experience working with a diverse population of college students in a student-centered environment. Experience working in higher education. Teaching or training experience. Knowledge of student development theory. Experience advising students in online programs.
July 1, 2013 or sooner
Terms of Appointment
Evaluation of applications will begin March 18, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
How to Apply
Send letter of application; resume; contact information for five references; and Philosophy of Advising Statement to Marsha Schneider, UARC, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901, firstname.lastname@example.org, 920-424-3394.