The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is seeking an academic advisor to help prepare students for lives of impact by connecting them with educational experiences tailored to their specific needs and goals. The advisor serves as the primary academic liaison for a diverse caseload of SHRS students within a specific program, and as a secondary advisor to students in other programs. The advisor must be a committed advocate for a diverse student body. The position requires patience, flexibility, and a sincere desire to assist students. Excellent organization, communication skills, timeliness, cooperation, collaboration, and accuracy are essential. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous demands.
Working as part of a team within the Center for Academic Advising and Student Success, the advisor helps students identify academic and career goals, assists with appropriate course selection and degree planning, connects students to appropriate resources, and monitors their degree progress, all while building on a foundation of advising theory and practice. The advisor may participate in and assist with the planning of unit and/or University-sponsored activities aimed at improving student success. The advisor may collaborate with other departments in planning events for applicants to SHRS. The advisor will use various platforms to fulfill these responsibilities and must be adaptable to new technologies.
Apply online at the following link: https://www.join.pitt.edu/ (Go to "Staff Positions")
University of Pittsburgh: https://www.pitt.edu/
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: https://www.shrs.pitt.edu/
Link to job posting: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_staff_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=22003166&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Tiwanda Taylor, Director of Academic Advising and Student Success