Reporting to an Assistant Director of Advising, the Academic Advisor serves as a full-time (calendar year) administrative/professional faculty member in the Pamplin College of Business, Undergraduate Programs. This is a hybrid position with a set rotation of in-office and remote days.
Position responsibilities are divided as follows:
Academic advising for undergraduate students in all business majors (75%)
Additional duties, including tasks related to personal talents and/or areas of interest (25%)
•Bachelor’s degree in business, education, counseling, or a related field, coupled with training and/or experience that may equate to an advanced degree
•Working knowledge of academic advising offices, programs, policies, and software
•Prior student-focused work experience in a higher education setting, including areas within academic or student affairs
•Previous experience in, or knowledge of, supporting students who identify with historically and continuously underrepresented, underserved, and/or minoritized groups in higher education
•Excellent communication and presentation skills
•Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
•Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion by following FERPA guidelines
•Ability to work independently and collaboratively
•Master’s degree in business, education, counseling, higher education administration, or a related field
•Experience using student information systems such as Banner and Navigate
•Knowledge of academic policies and procedures within higher education institutions
•Member of NACADA or similar professional organization
Commensurate with experience with a minimum starting salary of $45,000
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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