Job Positions

Prospective and Incoming Student Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2

Department:

Public Health Science

Institution:

University of Maryland, College Park

Date Posted:

Dec 7 2021 7:06PM

Close Date:

Feb 7 2022
 

Position Description

The Prospective and Incoming Student Coordinator for the Public Health Science (PHSC) program is responsible for the administrative work and group advising activities for students interested in and those declaring the PHSC major. This entry-level advising position will incorporate administrative tasks (e.g., paperwork to process new majors, prerequisite checks), program outreach (e.g., presentations at information sessions to prospective students and families) and group program advising (e.g., change of majors workshops). Individuals applying for this position should demonstrate experience with and innovation surrounding inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility initiatives.

Duties

The Prospective and Incoming Student Coordinator for the Public Health Science (PHSC) program is responsible for the administrative work and group advising activities for students interested in and those declaring the PHSC major. This entry-level advising position will incorporate administrative tasks (e.g., paperwork to process new majors, prerequisite checks), program outreach (e.g., presentations at information sessions to prospective students and families) and group program advising (e.g., change of majors workshops). Individuals applying for this position should demonstrate experience with and innovation surrounding inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility initiatives.

Application Process

Apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/90725

Institution Information

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Additional Information

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Contact Information

Felicia Low, fhlow@umd.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. 2+ years of experience in academic advising, student services or student affairs in higher education. Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population including minority and international students. Enthusiasm for working with undergraduate students. Strong organizational skills and demonstrated initiative and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field. Demonstrated experience in planning and implementation of programs and projects. Demonstrated ability to evaluate, influence, create, and implement DEI programs. Knowledge of academic policies and procedures in a higher education setting.