Job Positions

Academic Advisor ( 002580 )

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

College of Health & Human Services Advising Center

Institution:

UNC Charlotte

Date Posted:

Jan 18 2022 9:18AM

Close Date:

Feb 2 2022
 

Position Description

The College of Health and Human Services provides the highest quality educational experiences, engages in relevant research from bench to bedside, and acts as a primary partner in addressing community health and human services needs. The CHHS Advising Center serves pre-majors and minor undergraduate students within the college’s academic programs, students in transition, and to prospective high school and transfer students in CHHS. The Center also provides an orientation to new students, support to first-generation college students and transfer students, and intrusive advising initiatives for at-risk students. The primary purpose of Academic Advisor is to assist students, by using a developmental model, to develop the knowledge and skills and personal accountability needed to explore their academic and co-curricular options, evaluate and track their own progress toward graduation, access support, and enrichment services, and understand and follow university policies and timelines. Academic advisors should have a commitment to student success and the ability to listen and analyze academic needs, generate reports on academic progression, give graduation-oriented advising and collaborate with faculty in CHHS to provide additional information/services/ programming to majors. The position will also participate in new student orientations and other events as necessary and develop a thorough working knowledge of campus support services and referral processes. Each academic advisor has a liaison program within the college where the advisor participates in academic programming and makes recommendations to academic program coordinators regarding academic program plans.

Duties

The Academic Advisor will work independently and in collaboration with more experienced colleagues and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to address the specific needs of each student by using a tailored series of interactions and communications to best fit each individual academic experience.
The Academic Advisor will also be responsible for the following duties:
• Academic advising • Orientation and outreach
• Targeted intrusive advising
• Liaison to one or more academic programs
• Commitment to student success and the ability to listen and analyze academic needs
• Collaboration with faculty in CHHS to provide additional information/services/programming to majors
• Reporting on academic progression and graduation-oriented advising
• Teach a section of Prospect for Success and/or 49er Rebound (course for students on academic probation).
• Serve on academic, college, and/or university committees
• Thorough working knowledge of campus support services and referral processes

Application Process

All applicants must apply here: https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/39164

Institution Information

https://health.charlotte.edu/

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Demetrius Richmond, PhD drichmo7@uncc.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Education: A master’s degree in academic advising, student services, higher education, health or human services, or a related field is required.

Experience: 1-2 years of experience involving student academic advising in a higher education setting.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must also be attentive to detail, possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize while multi-tasking and manage tasks in an efficient and timely manner. Excellent communication and interpersonal problem-solving skills are a must. Ability to interact effectively with advisees, staff, and faculty required. A viable candidate must comprehend and abide by federal and university student confidentiality requirements. Proficient use of computers (Banner, EAB, Degreeworks or other student information system, Excel, Word, Gmail) is necessary.