To meet the needs of the expanding role of the advisor in the nursing program including acting as a liaison to faculty, referrals to support services, teaching needs, program development, training of new-hires and the use of developmental advising.
Identifies and implements processes to improve communication and access for online students. Evaluates policies related to advising and updates the advising syllabus based on changes within the University and the College of Nursing. Reviews the student's comprehension of the syllabus and clarifies any misunderstandings. Reviews and updates fliers and other communication tools for the on-campus and online students. Identifies students with academic and/or psychosocial problems and contacts faculty to discuss the problems and possible solutions for the student's success in the pre-nursing and nursing program. Also, attends faculty meetings to inform faculty of services and resources available to their students. Advises students using advanced advisement skills. Has a detailed knowledge of campus resources and identifies common problems among students and implements preventive measures. Has the ability to address student's life factors and individualize each advising session. Evaluates student's developmental level and assists with goal setting, decision making, and empowerment. Evaluate both on-campus and online students applications and prepares student files for the ranking process. Academic Advisor II's are solely responsible for the development and implementation of an Advisor Training Program. They will act in a leadership role and train academic advisors as well as have input in the hiring process.
Other functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in a related field (working with college students or adolescents). Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's degree. Four (4) years experience in a related field. Teaching experience. Excellent communication skills. Strong computer skills, including but not limited to MS Office. Experience with PeopleSoft (MyMav) or other university student information management system.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Criminal background check conducted.