Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

South Carolina Honors College

Institution:

University of South Carolina

Date Posted:

Jul 27 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

8/16/2020
 

Position Description

The South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina is hiring! We invite applications for two positions. Honors College staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high-achieving students.

Duties

Academic Advisor and Mental Health Liaison
We are seeking outstanding applicants with experience and passion in student development who have practical knowledge of specialized needs in education and the ability to provide comprehensive ongoing coordination of assessment, support and clinical services. The Academic Advisor and Mental Health Liaison works with students in two primary ways. As an Academic Advisor, the incumbent will be responsible for academic advising of approximately 160 students each semester, which involves assessing students’ curricular needs and opportunities and placing them in appropriate honors classes. As Mental Health Liaison, the incumbent will serve as the main point of contact in the College for referring students, parents and staff to mental health resources. This position represents the College in working with campus mental health services and units, providing crisis interventions, response and management to create a culture of wellness in SCHC. Academic Advisor and Senior Thesis Coordinator The Academic Advisor and Senior Thesis Coordinator works with students in two primary ways. The incumbent will be responsible for academic advising of approximately 160 students each semester, which involves assessing students’ curricular needs and opportunities and placing them in appropriate honors classes. Honors College. As Senior Thesis Coordinator, the incumbent will support and assist students in preparing for their senior theses through an online course, individual meetings and workshops.

Application Process

Academic Advisor and Mental Health Liaison Application Procedures: Please visit http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/84403 to apply for this position. This job posting closes midnight August 16, 2020.

Academic Advisor and Senior Thesis Coordinator Application Procedures: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/84408 to apply for this position. This job posting closes midnight August 16, 2020.

Institution Information

“The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.”

Additional Information

Please apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/

Contact Information

Please apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Academic Advisor and Mental Health Liaison USC Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in a related field and 2 years related experience, or bachelor's degree and 4 years related experience.

Academic Advisor and Senior Thesis Coordinator USC Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Academic Advisor and Mental Health Liaison Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in counseling or counseling experience, as well as experience working with college students and/or managing a program. Prefer academic advising experience and some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs.
Academic Advisor and Senior Thesis Coordinator Preferred Qualifications:
Some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs is preferred.