The Missouri School of Journalism is an international leader in journalism education. The School of Journalism is where storytellers of all kinds can find their voices by using them first. The Missouri Method allows students to gain hands-on, career ready experience in six professional newsrooms-including an NBC affiliate, an NPR-member station, a digital-first community newspaper-and two advertising agencies with paying local, state and national clients. The University of Missouri is also one of the biggest, most versatile employers in Columbia, MO. We have it all: challenging and engaging work, a wide variety of jobs to fit your career goals, great benefits, career development and training, work-life fit, beautiful surroundings, a rich tradition and history, a sense of community and belonging, and a proven commitment to diversity in the workplace. The School of Journalism seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic full-time academic advisor.
Provide holistic academic advising services to assigned students regarding departmental, collegiate, and University policies and procedures; programs of study; and the development of appropriate academic plans in a meeting with students on assigned caseload. Introduce and refer students to opportunities that will enrich their academic experience, facilitate their academic and personal development, and support their educational success. Assist students in identifying their interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career. Assist with the facilitation of new student orientation programming by presenting college information and advising students. Maintain accurate and confidential records of student information, including all advising interactions. Monitor student progression in degree program to establish advising checkpoints and determine student's progress in completing degree requirements. Identify and assist struggling or at-risk students including making appropriate referrals to other university resources and contacting continuing students who do not register for classes. Collaborate with university partners on matters that impact student recruitment, success, and retention and support departmental and university retention initiatives. This position is required to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed with advanced notice.
Apply online at: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job Job ID 35653
The interview process will be conducted virtually.
Priority deadline is March 5
The institution is currently operating in a hybrid state. J-School student advising appointments and advising operations are currently virtual.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth.Warren@missouri.edu