Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Dec 15 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Academic Advisor (SL-3)
Harpur Advising is seeking Academic Advisors to advise Harpur College of Arts and Sciences students with differing curricular needs on requirements and degree planning, while working closely with faculty and staff.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Advising liberal arts undergraduates
Advising students exploring majors
Educating students about programs and opportunities
Coordinating, developing and facilitating outreach activities to help students gain knowledge about university academic programs, policies and procedures
Assisting students in identifying their interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career
Assisting students with degree planning to insure compliance with financial aid policies
Participating in new student orientation and recruitment events
Serving on committees as assigned
Advising freshmen and sophomore pre-health students
Advisors will have an area of focus and responsibility
Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. Applicants should be highly organized, self-disciplined, proactive, able to work independently/effectively as a team member, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This advising position offers the successful candidates the opportunity to hone their developmental advising skills. Harpur academic advisors work with a variety of campus offices including academic departments, Financial Aid and Student Records, Fleishman Center for Career Professional Development, New Student Programs, Admissions and various Student Affairs offices.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of experience in higher education
Demonstrated understanding of the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development
Ability to effectively, professionally and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors
Superior public speaking and presentation skills
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Understanding of and sensitive to diverse socioeconomic, cultural and developmental needs
Master's degree preferred
Experience in academic advising (liberal arts preferred) or student affairs/student life
Experience with BANNER and DegreeWorks desirable
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