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Senior/transfer advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Center for Access and Academic Success


University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Date Posted:

Sep 23 2021 1:58PM

Close Date:

Nov 23 2021

Position Description

The Senior/Transfer Advisor helps recruit and enroll transfer students, provides academic and related support for them, and supervises and supports the four Academic Advisors assigned to the schools of the university. The Senior/Transfer Advisor significant contributtes to increasing the university’s enrollment and improving the retention and degree completion of transfer students. Reports to the Director of the Center for Access and Academic Success (CAAS) and spends approximately three quarters of their time on transfer student recruitment and advising and one quarter on supervising other CAAS advisors.


Assist with recruiting transfer students. Manage articulation agreements. Onboard and provide ongoing academic support for transfer students Liaison with other offices to streamline onboarding of transfer students. Help individual transfer students with problems as needed. Track transfer students’ progress to degree. Collaborate with other offices to ensure high-quality transfer student experience. Supervise and support four Academic Advisors. Oversee CAAS’s advising programs. Liaison with other offices to ensure efficient and timely workflow to support CAAS’s advising work. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, student development, counseling, higher education administration or related field. Five years’ experience in student advising, preferably with transfer students. Three years’ experience supervising staff. Demonstrated ability to move among tasks without losing focus on outcomes. Demonstrated ability to develop excellent working relationships with supervisees, colleagues and students. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Understanding of and ability to function within the culture of an HBCU and to work with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in education, student, development, counseling, higher educatio administration or related field