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Academic Advisor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Academic Advisor

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Academic Advisor
Position Number 617156
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
This position is at the forefront of retention and graduation efforts by providing information to freshman and sophomore students transitioning into the university on majors, degree requirements, academic progress, academic standards, policies, programs, and student information systems through educational planning, problem-solving, and resource/referral information. The position assists with proactive retention strategies for at-risk students including reaching out to at-risk students at early warning and midterm reporting periods.
Primary Purpose of Position
This position will provide academic advisement to NCCU’s University College constituents (first year students, sophomores and transfer students) through one-on-one meetings, workshops, or presentations regarding majors, degree requirements, academic progress, and selection of courses for future semesters
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent organizational and communication skills. Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission and structure of NCCU programs and curricula.
Minimum Education/Experience
Minimum requirements include Bachelors’ degree. Master’s degree in education, counseling, or similar related field, and three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in higher education to include excellent advising preferred
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
This position will provide academic advisement to NCCU’s University College constituents (first year students, sophomores and transfer students) through one-on-one meetings, workshops, or presentations regarding majors, degree requirements, academic progress, and selection of courses for future semesters. Assist students in educational planning and problem-solving, and give appropriate resources and referrals to campus support services for information and aid in making academic and personal decisions. Develop a course schedule for and with each student. Advise students about academic standards, policies, programs, and student information systems available to facilitate their success. Meet with advisees several times each semester and, in particular, after identification on early warning and mid semester grade report lists. Maintain and track general and confidential student records.

Collaborate with academic departments and student services. Assist the Associate Dean in developing and implementing proactive retention strategies for at-risk students and implementing general advising best practices. Attend departmental meetings and perform other related duties as assigned. Occasional work may be required beyond normal working hours.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Participate in information sessions and recruiting activities for prospective students and parents and assist with tasks related to planning and implementing the advising program.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Attend departmental meetings and perform other related duties as assigned.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03088P
Open Date 02/02/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date 02/14/2024
Open Until Filled No
Date Position Available 03/01/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. List of References

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