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Academic Advisor College of Engineering and Technology

Company: University of North Carolina System
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details Job TitleAcademic Advisor College of Engineering and Technology Position Number Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH College of Engineering and Tech Department Homepage Advertising Department COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY Division Academic Affairs Classification Title Academic Advisor Working Title Academic Advisor Number of Vacancies 1 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Full Time or Part Time Full Time Recruitment RangeCommensurate with Qualifications Position Location (City) Greenville Position TypeNon-Faculty Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research Organizational Unit Overview Advising staff are responsible for academic policy, progress and ECU and major procedures. Advisors serve as academic department and campus liaisons. Advisors keep abreast of changes in ECU policy and curriculum through training sessions, continuing education, and higher education coursework as well as belong to appropriate professional organizations. They attend conferences to keep abreast of newest advising trends and implement new technology to assist in management of advising. Advisors have a multiple of roles in helping students, from pre-admission, summer orientation, to working throughout the time it takes a student to graduate. Academic advisors share career and professional recommendations and/or resources, as well as a multiple of resources to support the student academically and developmentally. Relationships start with pre-Admissions (occasionally) and summer orientation for students and continued through graduation. Job Duties Responsibilities of this position include providing individual academic guidance and counseling to students on academic matters such as selection of a major area of study, course selection, and academic performance; guiding students in development of decision-making skills and providing instruction through intervention workshops; and creating programs, workshops, and other initiatives to enhance students' academic performance from a prevention and intervention perspective. The selected candidate will also coordinate the academic orientation of new students and/or new majors and support the university's goals through developing and implementing a student development approach to academic advising; meet and advise students and parents during visitation days and freshman orientation; and provide academic advising and mentoring to undergraduate students in the department of engineering. This will include continuous interaction with departmental faculty and staff to ensure consistent information is provided to students and from advising to the department. Responsibilities may include additional projects and initiatives dedicated to the engineering student population, but within the structure of the College of Engineering and Technology Student Success Center. This position may be responsible for advising traditional, nontraditional, distance education, and/or transfer students and will utilize a variety of methods for advising, such as phone, computer, face to face, and printed materials. This position will report to the Executive Director of the Student Success Center in the College of Engineering and Technology. Minimum Education/Experience A master's degree in an appropriate field from an appropriately accredited institution is required. License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation None Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education Experience in academic advising or counseling in an institution of higher education is preferred. Preferred experience working with engineering in an advising or counseling capacity. Special Instructions to Applicant East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online. 3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Tamara Mckeel, ECU College of Engineering and Technology, 1000 E. 5th Street, Mailstop 507, Greenville, NC 27858. The candidate of choice will also be required to provide an original transcript. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Additional Instructions to Applicant In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable. Job Open Date 05/04/2021 Open Until FilledYes Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date. Initial Screening Begins 05/18/2021 Rank Level Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting AA/EOE East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (Voice/TTY) or . Eligibility for Employment Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at or toll free at 1- or send an email . Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00EST. The University of North Carolina System Office (UNC System Office) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. The UNC System Office is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Keywords: University of North Carolina System, Chapel Hill , Academic Advisor College of Engineering and Technology, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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