The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Academic Advisor on the Dahlonega campus. The Academic Advisor works with a diverse student population individually and in groups regarding general education and major requirements and assists in course selection as part of a professional team of advisors. The advisor provides accurate and timely information to students regarding University academic policies and procedures. The advisor also helps students identify appropriate majors and provides support for students who are underachieving academically. The academic advisor serves as a liaison to faculty and appropriate departments and is also responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and assessment of comprehensive student advisement and student success programs, including new student orientations.
Assists a diverse student population in developing educational plans, academic, personal and career goals. Delivers targeted retention and success programs for special populations.
Uses predictive analytic technology to support student persistence.
Participates in advising and registration portions of new student orientations.
Develops advance schedules for new freshmen.
Develops and delivers student workshops and faculty training sessions.
Assists in the development and delivery of assessment tools for academic advising.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to present information in large group settings.
Must have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain exemplary working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must demonstrate a strong background as a team player.
Must demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize duties.
Must demonstrate a strong background in working with diversity.
Apply online at: https://ung.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/index.php
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Bachelor's Degree required. One (1) year of academic advising, student affairs, enrollment management, or counseling experience. Computer experience with Microsoft Office required
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