Job Positions

Graduate Student Advisor/:21005338

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2

Department:

Katz Graduate School of Business

Institution:

University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted:

Aug 25 2021 1:47PM

Close Date:

Sep 30 2021
 

Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Graduate Student Advisor. The incumbent is responsible for advising students regarding requirements and procedures for the programs within the Katz Graduate School of Business, including MBA programs and micro-credential programs. The Advisor will coordinate and present at orientation sessions for their advisees. The Advisor will verify degree requirements, assist in helping to maintain internal student database and University computer system (PeopleSoft), assist in handling routine inquiries, collect and verify grades, and prepare letters, graduation materials, and registration materials. This position is highly visible in the student MBA population and plays a key role in upholding and improving student satisfaction through accurate, timely, and informed academic advising. This position advises students from diverse backgrounds, and requires a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. This position requires strong problem-solving skills to support student success. The Advisor must be adept at virtual communication, including email, Skype, Zoom, etc.

Duties

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Graduate Student Advisor. The incumbent is responsible for advising students regarding requirements and procedures for the programs within the Katz Graduate School of Business, including MBA programs and micro-credential programs. The Advisor will coordinate and present at orientation sessions for their advisees. The Advisor will verify degree requirements, assist in helping to maintain internal student database and University computer system (PeopleSoft), assist in handling routine inquiries, collect and verify grades, and prepare letters, graduation materials, and registration materials. This position is highly visible in the student MBA population and plays a key role in upholding and improving student satisfaction through accurate, timely, and informed academic advising. This position advises students from diverse backgrounds, and requires a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. This position requires strong problem-solving skills to support student success. The Advisor must be adept at virtual communication, including email, Skype, Zoom, etc.

Application Process

LInk: Graduate Student Advisor https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_staff_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21005338&lang=en

Institution Information

Location is in Pittsburgh PA

Additional Information

n/a

Contact Information

Link: Graduate Student Advisor https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_staff_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21005338&lang=en

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience may be may be substituted in lieu of education requirement. General computer and word processing skills required. PeopleSoft experience preferred. Excellent communication and time management skills. Experience in working with students, handling confidential circumstances, tactfully handling problems/concerns. Knowledge of University procedures and policies and University registration procedures. Must be able to work under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience may be may be substituted in lieu of education requirement. General computer and word processing skills required. PeopleSoft experience preferred. Excellent communication and time management skills. Experience in working with students, handling confidential circumstances, tactfully handling problems/concerns. Knowledge of University procedures and policies and University registration procedures. Must be able to work under pressure.