Academic Advisement Assistant - Binghamton University
December 16, 2017
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Dec 15 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Academic Advisement Assistant (SL-2, Part-Time Temporary, College Year)
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
The Academic Advisement Assistant will provide technical and programmatic support to Academic Advising for Psychology and Integrative Neuroscience majors. The designated responsibilities are to be performed with attention to accuracy, clarity, and efficiency as required in a public university. The assistant must exercise confidentiality with student records and must have (or be willing to learn) a wide range of software packages for updating web resources, processing online forms, and analyzing archived course enrollment records. The assistant must be computer proficient and have excellent communication skills. This is a Part Time position (20 hours per week) with a 10-month appointment cycle.
Primary duties include the following:
Quickly and accurately process, organize and maintain department-based data, records, and documentation
Assist with maintaining and updating approved department policies and procedures, student records, and other academic documents
Assist in processing online requests such as declaration of major, transfer course review, and registering for research and internship credits
Coordinate credit assignment for research participation; provide timely reports to faculty instructors
Support assessment activities for the department including preparation of charts, figures, and tables in Excel
Assist in maintaining departmental web resources, including online forms and listserv announcements
Respond to email requests for academic advising information, directing students to available resources in a patient and professional manner
Respond to email requests from students regarding policies and procedures for completing the research participation requirement for Psychology courses
Experience as communication support staff or data assistant, preferable in higher education
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Excellent attention to visual and procedural detail
Strong organizational abilities and problem-solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated aptitude in learning new applications and systems
Ability and willingness to learn and master other software packages, such as Degree Works, Banner, SONA research participation software, Formstack and Hyperion
Must be a positive, hardworking person able to deal successfully with a diverse group of users, faculty, staff and students
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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