Job Positions

Advisor & Coordinator of Programs and Services

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5

Department:

University Division

Institution:

University of Southern Indiana

Date Posted:

Jul 14 2021 2:16PM

Close Date:

Sep 14 2021
 

Position Description

The University of Southern Indiana seeks an Advisor & Coordinator of Programs and Services for the advising office in University Division. This is a full-time administrative position with responsibility for overseeing University Division’s campus-wide programmatic efforts as well as professional development initiatives for the department. To apply, please follow the directions on our www.usi.edu/jobs page to log in or set up an account. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include letter of application; current curriculum vitae; names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references; and unofficial transcripts. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Mr. Tim Fitzgibbon, Search Committee Chair. Official transcripts will be required at a later date. Position begins as soon as possible. For best consideration, please submit applicant materials by July 21, 2021.

Duties

The coordinator will advise undecided students in the development and completion of their academic and career goals at the University of Southern Indiana. The coordinator will support the persistence, retention and educational success of students by assisting them in developing relationships and university connections through academic advising. The coordinator will maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the academic and support programs of the university and a thorough understanding of student development theories in practice.

Application Process

To apply, please follow the directions on our www.usi.edu/jobs page to log in or set up an account. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include letter of application; current curriculum vitae; names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references; and unofficial transcripts. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Mr. Tim Fitzgibbon, Search Committee Chair. Official transcripts will be required at a later date. Position begins as soon as possible. For best consideration, please submit applicant materials by July 21, 2021.

Institution Information

The mission of the Information Technology Department is to provide support for the faculty, staff, and students of the University. This encompasses administrative and academic computer support; Local Area Network (LAN) support structure; microcomputer hardware and software support, Internet assistance, audio/visual, Blackboard, telecommunications, and various software applications.

Additional Information

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.

Contact Information

www.usi.edu/jobs

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Essential Knowledge & Skills:
Master’s degree with 1-3 years of experience required. Master’s in counseling, college student services or a related field preferred. Experience in academic advising at the college/high school level preferred. Experience working with students in higher education preferred. Experience working with undecided students and the exploration process preferred. Experience working with students at academic risk, including probation and dismissed students preferred. Knowledge of NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Core Values, CAS (Council for the Advancement of Standards) professional standards, and Federal guidelines affecting students and faculty (i.e. FERPA) preferred. Membership and involvement in NACADA preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written required. Knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and electronic mail required. Experience with student data software programs (e.g. SIS or BANNER) preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s in counseling, college student services or a related field preferred.