The Academic advisement Center provides students who have formally admitted to the university and who have not yet decided on an academic major advisement services. Our staff is able to provide students with the knowledge, tools, and resources to be academically successful at WCSU. We work in assisting students transition into college-level courses, degree programs, and reach academic and personal goals by creating appropriate academic plans.
Assist with the operations of the Advisement Center, provides precursory and integrated educational and career information to the student populations served by the Advising Center. Administers and interprets a variety of assessments instruments, conducts research on advisement techniques, design and facilitate workshops on a range of topics involving academic planning for students and faculty. Conducts outreach activities to student groups, parents, high school counselors and faculty as assigned in order to provide integrated information on academic and career choices. Assists with implementation and maintenance of program(s) to identify and assist at-risk students.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is preferred. Two years of experience in either career planning, educational planning, or employment placement in a college setting is required. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Application Process:Prospective candidates must submit a cover letter, which includes the names and contact information for three (3) professional references and a resume. Email your application materials as one (1) complete file (PDF or Word format only) and not via multiple attachments to: Ms. Peggy Boyle, Assistant Director of Human Resources - Recruitment. In subject line of email reference: Your Last Name-Advisement
About Western Connecticut State University
Western Connecticut State University changes lives by providing all students with a high quality education that fosters their growth as individuals, scholars, professionals, and leaders in a global society.
To achieve this, we:
1) Offer undergraduate and graduate programs that weave together liberal arts and professional education and instill a desire for life-long learning.
2) Sustain a vibrant, inclusive campus that connects individuals through co-curricular programs, cultural events, and service to the community.
3) Attract student-centered faculty who are passionate teachers and accomplished scholars.
4) Establish partnerships that create opportunities for internships, research, and experiential learning.