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Professional Academic Advisor
Post Date: 01/12/2022
Close Date: 01/26/2022
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999


Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The purpose of this position is to aide the undergraduate advising process for College of Business students, guiding students through university and major requirements toward graduation.  

Academic Advising (85%):
*Participate in new student and transfer student orientation sessions
*Prepare students for fall/spring/summer registration
*Identify and use appropriate campus resources to advise students
*Monitor students’ academic progress toward degrees
*Monitor and evaluate student progress toward admission into the professional program
*Participate in the College’s recruiting and outreach initiatives
*Utilize technology (e.g. Navigate, Campus Connection, Schedule Planner, Degree Map, etc) to manage advising responsibilities
*Maintain frequent contact and timely communication with students
*Perform other duties, as assigned

Participate in and support University and College initiatives to enhance undergraduate student experiences and success (10%):
*Communicate effectively with faculty and administrators regarding curricular changes and student progress
*Work collaboratively with University partners (e.g. Career and Advising Center, TRIO, One Stop, Registration & Records, Disability Services, Professional Advisors, Admissions, Athletics, etc.) to foster student success
*Work with College faculty to promote program growth and participation across campus

Training and Development (5%):
*Maintain regular involvement with other professional and faculty advisors and related campus offices (e.g. Registration & Records, Student Success Programs, etc.) for policy/procedure and other pertinent updates.
*Participate in ongoing training for accurate information, and innovative and effective advising techniques

Work Schedule:
40 hrs/w + as needed, M-F 8 am to 5 pm or 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, holiday hours when appropriate, or as determined by supervisor

Advertised Salary:

Applicant Materials Required:
*Cover letter
*3 professional references - include both name, title, and contact information
*Advising philosophy statement

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university - business or an area related to business, education, or student development
*Minimum of one year of experience working in student support
*Strong written, oral, communication skills
*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Detail oriented
*Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
*Master’s Degree in Counseling, Communication, *Business, Education or related field
*Familiarity/experience in higher education

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