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Code: 5241 PCLS: N3001 Pay Grade:  Exempt:  Yes ORP:  No EEO Code:  3
Title: Academic Advisor
Description: Responsible to the Dean of the College for helping students to plan their academic study and maximize their academic potential.
Examples: Works primarily with students to provide information regarding college programs, educational options, and requirements. Determines studentís eligibility and satisfactory progress toward degree. Plans, organizes, and gives presentations for recruiting programs. Maintains complete and accurate confidential student records. Coordinates the collection and organization of information regarding matriculation and retention rates. Assists the faculty in the College in transcript evaluation. Performs other duties as assigned by the dean.
Physical Condition:
Experience: Previous experience in counseling and/or teaching preferred. Must be experienced in the use of computer software applications (Microsoft Office preferred.) Experience with MSU student software system is helpful.
Knowledge: Must have knowledge of or be able to quickly learn the curricula and requirements of the Collegeís various programs and the universityís core curriculum. Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Education: Bachelorís degree required, Masterís degree preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must have a demonstrated interest in working with and assisting students. Must be able to handle a heavy volume of student traffic. Must be able to work on multiple projects concurrently. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Must be able to make group presentations and participate in other professional activities. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last updated 2012-03-13