The Office of Academic Records and Registrar is seeking an Academic Review Counselor to join their team. The Academic Review Counselor monitors eligibility for continued enrollment and provides counseling for students identified as having academic difficulties. This role reviews all student requests for exceptions to academic policies and advises disqualified students on meeting the requirements for readmission. The Academic Review Counselor advises students identified as academically deficient on policies and procedures relating to their academic status, and on requirements needed to remove or end a probationary status.
This position assists students in understanding policies, rules governing exceptions, and documentation required. This roles must communicate to students all outcomes and possible alternative solutions.Â The Academic Review Counselor assesses problems, underlying academic difficulties and refers student to appropriate department for further support and counseling. Grants permission for registration to students on academic probation or disqualification.
The selected candidate will be expected to advise disqualified students on readmission policies and assist them in the preparation of Petitions for Readmission.Â This role reevaluates student academic status when changes are made to the academic record. The Counselor provides information to academic advisors, faculty, Deans and university administrators regarding the academic status of individual students â including university policies on academic eligibility, readmission procedures, and exceptions to registration regulations.
The Academic Review Counselor performs other related duties as assigned or requested. This position reports to the Student Services Manager, Academic Review and Retention. A Master's Degree in counseling or closely related field is preferred.
Please submit a resume and cover letter as part of your application.
Job Qualifications:Minimum Education:-Bachelor's Degree-Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience:-6 - 12 Months-Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise:-Counseling and/or academic advisementSkills: Other:â¢ Analysisâ¢ Assessment/evaluationâ¢ Communication -- written and oral skillsâ¢ Conflict resolutionâ¢ Counselingâ¢ Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.â¢ Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.â¢ Problem identification and resolutionâ¢ ResearchSupervises: Level:-Supervises employees and student workers
Internal Number: REQ20084430
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