Job Positions

Academic Advisor - two advisors may be hired from this search

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

Academic Advising and Transfer Center

Institution:

Missouri State University

Date Posted:

Aug 20 2021 4:19PM

Close Date:

Sep 10 2021
 

Position Description

The Academic Advisor assists undeclared and interdisciplinary students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for their stated educational goals, directs students to University resources that provide assistance in career planning and academic success, and guides undeclared students in the selection of an academic program.

Duties

The Academic Advisor assists undeclared and interdisciplinary students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for their stated educational goals, directs students to University resources that provide assistance in career planning and academic success, and guides undeclared students in the selection of an academic program.

Application Process

Applications can be made through this link: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/56742
Application documents include a resume, cover letter and academic transcripts.

Institution Information

At Missouri State University, we're guided by a public affairs mission in everything we do, which helps us serve 26,000 citizen scholar students with undergraduate, graduate and professional doctorate degrees. Located in Springfield, MSU offers approximately 100 undergraduate , 78 masters, 3 specialists, and 8 doctoral programs for more than 26,000 students.

Additional Information

Two advisors may be hired from this search

Contact Information

Amy Marie Aufdembrink, Assistant Director, AATC of MSU, amymarieaufdembrink@missouristate.edu or Ross Hawkins, Director, AATC of MSU, rosshawkins@missouristate.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Education: A Master’s degree is required.

Experience: At least one year of high school or higher education work experience in which a thorough knowledge of academic programs was required. Academic advising experience is preferred, where knowledge of federal, state, and higher education policies and procedures has been gained.

Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills (particularly in working with a diverse student population), organizational and management skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. A working knowledge of various computer applications is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience is preferred. Experience with database applications is preferred.