As one of the largest enrollment units for first- and second-year students at The Pennsylvania State University, the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) seeks a positive and dynamic individual to join its academic advising program in a fixed-term academic adviser position. This position is funded with grant monies for one year with the strong possibility of renewal. For this fixed-term position, DUS seeks an individual motivated to help students develop the critical decision-making skills that will enable them to identify meaningful academic goals while also gaining valuable professional experience as an academic adviser.
With an advising roster of approximately 250 students, DUS Advisers are expected to monitor academic progress carefully to help provide the foundation for academic success. DUS Advisers also play an integral role in the delivery of academic advising at New Student Orientation. Along with working one-on-one with students, the successful candidate may also be asked to participate in unit-level committees or other initiatives.
Review of materials will begin July 19 and will continue until the position is filled. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with strong possibility of re-funding. For more information about the Division of Undergraduate Studies see: dus.psu.edu. To apply, please go to psu.jobs and search for job number 88981.
Penn State is a large R1, multi-campus institution. This position is at the University Park campus with approximately 43,000 undergraduate students enrolled. Located in the center of Pennsylvania, this campus is a major part of the State College community.
Jeff Warner, Associate Director 814-865-7576