The Academic Advisor I, at the Fox School of Business, is responsible for providing comprehensive academic advising services to students and assisting them in making decisions affecting their academic progress relative to interpretation of the University's and College's relevant academic policies and pertinent guidelines. Responsibilities include: meeting with students on a one-to-one, online, and group basis to discuss and disseminate information regarding curriculum requirements, academic policy, and other issues as they arise; recommending approval or non-approval on matters affecting student status, graduation, withdrawal, reinstatement, re-enrollment, awards, and course selection; developing programs that will support students having academic difficulties or who are on probation; designing new programs that will engage faculty in advising issues and decision making at the college level; maintaining academic records, reviewing and evaluating transcripts, and interpreting relevant University policy as appropriate; serving as liaison between students and faculty, staff, and administrators for the expeditious resolution of administrative problems; assisting with the coordination of the New Student Orientation, graduation clearance and diploma ceremony activities, and providing direct advising services during New Student Orientation, as necessary. In addition, the incumbent will participate and assist with teaching a Freshman Seminar course, designed to facilitate the successful transition of first-year students to our program, and participate in the development, planning and implementation of college recruiting functions. Performs other duties as assigned.
• Audit student files for accuracy of records including DARS report and transfer credits. Assist students in processing requests for study elsewhere, petitions for excused withdrawal, and petitions for exception to University and/or school policies.
• Assist students in planning their academic programs; advise of academic prerequisites, degree requirements, courses of study, possible solutions to academic problems, and importance of professional development.
• In conjunction with other advising staff, design and deliver orientations and workshops for new students to both the University and the School, freshmen, sophomores, and other groups as needs arise.
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La'Tanya E. Brisbon, M.P.S., SHRM-CP Human Resources Business Partner Temple University | HR Employment Division (P): 215-204-2315 | email@example.com
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
*Ability to advise, assess and evaluate curricular needs for students to ensure correct development towards graduation standards.
*Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff.
*Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive and objective client service approach and attitude even when confronted with difficult, highly emotional students or parents in advising and counseling situations.
*Ability to prioritize well and focus on completion of tasks and objectives while under stress or demanding work schedule.
*Knowledge and use of personal computers for internet research and database management.
*Experience with BANNER (Self-Service/Internet Native).