Academic Advisor (3 positions) Rhode Island College Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time positions of Academic Advisor. Reporting to the Director of Academic Advising, the Academic Advisor supports the academic advisement of first- and second-year undergraduate students at Rhode Island College and is a member of a team and office that provides professional advising to students. The Academic Advisor provides a wide range of developmental and transformative support to students in the general population and assigned cohorts including, but not limited to: advising, new student registration, and providing proactive outreach to students. Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is a distinctive regional college personalizing education for undergraduate and graduate students. The college serves approximately 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students through its five schools: the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. The 180-acre campus is located in beautiful, historic Providence, Rhode Island’s capital, with excellent proximity to the academic and cultural resources of Boston and New York City
Required qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s Degree with relevant experience.
• Experience working with students.
Preferred in one or more of the following:
• Master’s degree in college student personnel services, counseling or a related field. • Academic advising experience.
• Experience working with college policy, college curriculum, academic coaching and campus resources in an advising setting.
• Be proficient in student record systems, preferably PeopleSoft.
• Demonstrated ability to utilize technology, including current social media applications.
• Bilingual in Spanish (verbal and written). Application deadline: May 28, 2020.
For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the positions and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application. www.ric.edu