To perform duties essential for the academic development, retention and graduation of students. To assist students in exploring careers, evaluating academic abilities, and setting goals. To present academic information to orientation groups and potential students and parents. To work with First Year Experience programs to assist new students in developing skills that contribute to academic success.
Advise students on a variety of academic issues such as courses that will satisfy general education and degree requirements; selection of a major field of study; scholastic and probationary problems, and College (or Department) policies and procedures. Maintain digital and paper file records of student meetings and outcomes.
Through a collaborative process with students, assess educational and career objectives, and foster personal initiative and responsibility in meeting these objectives.
Monitor academic progress of students; analyze progress reports from instructors; determine eligibility and satisfactory progress toward degree; identify current and potential needs or problem areas and refer students to appropriate campus resources for assistance; communicate findings to coaches and faculty advisors as appropriate.
Interact and collaborate with campus offices such as Admissions, Financial Aid, Disability Access Services and Counseling to ensure student success.
Monitor and update student academic records for degree audits. Prepare and monitor graduation lists.
Assist faculty by providing information regarding college policies.
Contact and/or meet with prospective students and attend recruitment functions.
Interpret and explain college and university policies and procedures; participate in preparation of orientations and assist in presenting academic information to new students during orientation.
Assist students with course registration, schedule planning and adjustments.
Evaluate transfer transcripts from other academic institutions for equivalencies and application to specific degree programs.
Participate in organized and self-directed professional development activities.
Attend weekend functions and hold evening hours as needed.
Complete other projects and duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
One year of experience in advising, counseling, admissions or related student affairs work is necessary.
Master's in Higher Education or College Student PersonnelServices and Administration is highly preferred.
Application Deadline January 25, 2019
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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The University of Missouri, St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including; health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation & sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee & dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefit, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .
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