The Academic Advisor in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) provides advising services for undergraduate Computer Science majors, minors and students in transition (internal or external transfers). The advisor also serves as a resource for faculty, staff, and students in CCI with regard to academic policies.
The Academic Advisor in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) will assume advising responsibilities for any University students declaring or expressing an interest in the Computer Science major. The advisor must have the ability to work autonomously in a complex, team-oriented academic office with significant student traffic. The advisor must have a commitment to student success and the ability to listen and analyze academic needs. The advisor must also relate well to faculty and staff and provide support to them as requested. The advisor in this position is responsible for managing the college’s involvement in the 49er Rebound recovery program, and supervising two undergraduate peer advisors called Peer Academic Consultants. In addition, the advisor fulfills other responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Academic Advising. As the college’s Advising Systems Specialist, the advisor will take a leadership role in managing advising system tools to work with both professional and faculty advisors to implement success campaigns, as well as, develop strategies for implementation and assist with systems management training.
The CCI Advising Center was created to serve Computer Science majors exploring the different concentrations and departments in CCI. The CCI Advising Center consists of the Director of Advising, professional advisors and several faculty/lecturer advisors. All advisors are responsible for assisting students in academic exploration, registration, and negotiating academic policies and resources.
Kevin Parsons, Director of CCI Advising firstname.lastname@example.org 704-687-1847