Job Positions

Academic Advisor, College of Business Graduate Program

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

Graduate Programs

Institution:

Missouri State University

Date Posted:

Jan 27 2021 4:29PM

Close Date:

Mar 15 2021
 

Position Description

The Academic Advisor, College of Business (COB) Graduate Program assists in recruiting potential COB graduate students and assists the Coordinator, Graduate Program Office in evaluating applications for admission. The Academic Advisor, College of Business Graduate Program is responsible for assisting assigned business students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for the stated educational goals of students and assisting in the development and implementation of a retention plan for the College of Business designed to assist students in progressing towards degree completion. The Academic Advisor, College of Business Graduate Program assists in planning, organizing, and presenting individual and group advisement sessions for business students (including prospective students).

Duties

The Academic Advisor, College of Business (COB) Graduate Program assists in recruiting potential COB graduate students and assists the Coordinator, Graduate Program Office in evaluating applications for admission.

Application Process

https://www.missouristate.edu/Human/JobDescriptions/1138-academic-advisor-college.htm

Institution Information

Missouri State University Springfield, MO

Additional Information

A review of applications will continue until position is filled. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Link to apply: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/52423

Contact Information

https://www.missouristate.edu/Human/JobDescriptions/1138-academic-advisor-college.htm

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Education:
A Master’s degree from an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited institution is required; an MBA or MAcc is preferred.

Experience:
At least two years of experience in a position with a strong customer service aspect is required; academic advising is preferred. Extensive knowledge of the University, its requirements and regulations, is preferred.

Skills:
Strong verbal and written communications skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, including conflict management, are required. Computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheet development, database management, and query development are required. Organizational and time management skills are required. The ability to interact with a culturally-diverse student population is required. The ability to work in a dynamic, ever-changing environment is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Other:
The scope of the position requires occasional weekend, evening work, and overnight travel, particularly during scheduled advisement/registration periods, recruitment events, and information sessions as assigned by the Coordinator, Graduate Program Office.

Preferred Qualifications

None