Job Positions

Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

Academic Advising Center

Institution:

Georgia College & State University

Date Posted:

Sep 16 2021 8:11AM

Close Date:

Oct 2 2021
 

Position Description

Providing comprehensive, proactive advising support services to undergraduate students regarding academic advisement, registration, use of student support services, and academic transitional success skills. To provide guidance and information to students regarding the skills necessary for academic success.

Duties

Advising
- Serve as an academic advisor in a student-centered academic advising cluster such as Health Sciences, Business, Humanities and Education, Social Sciences and Psychological Science, or Mathematics and Science. Serve as the academic advisor for a diverse group of undergraduate students and meet with students on an ongoing basis, check their mid-term grades, final grades and create academic plans to ensure their success.

Advising - 2
- Advise additional returning or transferring students and those not in good academic standing and/or who are unable to gain entrance into their chosen major. Advising and registration of new freshmen students through POUNCE, an early registration program. Advise students requesting change of major and supply current, accurate academic requirements for such major. Advise students regarding major exploration, as well as advising possible returning or transferring students, students not in good academic standing and/or students who are unable to gain entrance into their chosen major.

Advising - 3
- Offer academic support activities e.g., workshops, tutorials, fairs or expos to introduce students to various majors on Campus as well as student support services, and other duties as assigned.

Application Process

Apply online at: https://www.gcsu.edu/employment-opportunities

Institution Information

Georgia College the state’s designated public liberal arts university where a practical education meets transformational, real-world experiences. Cultivate your career and discover the boundless ways to thrive at Georgia College and beyond.

Additional Information

The Academic Advising Center (AAC) provides guidance and academic planning for all Georgia College students, from their first-year through graduation. At Georgia College, students are required to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review academic progress and to chart a path for upcoming terms. Academic Advisors are knowledgeable about all curricular and co-curricular offerings and encourage students to achieve their academic, career and life goals according to their individual interests, skills and abilities.

Contact Information

Human Resources staff at 478-445-5596 or GCSUCareers@gcsu.edu.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related field required

Required Experience
One to three years direct advising, student-centered experience or experience providing transition based freshman programs to diverse students (i.e. Orientation, Freshman Seminar), or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, Higher Ed or closely related field

Preferred Experience
Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience advising students in a college or university setting, or similar transferable experience. One to three years related work experience. Member of National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).