SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: Augsburg serves one of the most diverse private college student populations in Minnesota. This position is designed to support the institution in rethinking its systems and support networks to better serve our students. This person promotes and supports Augsburg's strategic vision around the areas of equity and inclusion by innovating the institution's academic support. The person manages the day to day operations of the office, supervises the academic advising staff, leads the academic support programs, while maintaining a reduced advising caseload.
Provides day to day leadership of the academic advising office. Supervision of academic advising staff including coordinating and managing advisor training. Collaborates with academic affairs leadership to develop and implement data-driven anti-racist academic support programming to improve retention, including but not limited to: academic skills classes, peer mentorship program, and the probation program in culturally competent ways that support Augsburg's diverse students. Provides culturally competent advising with a full range of support including orientation, academic planning, course selection, referrals, probation advising, monitors student progress, and works holistically with students on issues of the hidden curriculum and navigating college systems. Assists students and faculty mentors with registration and scheduling issues, drop/add, change of registration and registration holds, and general advising questions.
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Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and 11 graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. Please see more about Augsburg's commitment to diversity and inclusion below.
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Master's degree required. Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience that demonstrates knowledge of academic support for marginalized students and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Ability to teach/train individuals and groups. Knowledge of counseling theories and student development required. Knowledge of NACADA best practices required. Demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally with students, faculty, and staff.