University College provides a common gateway to the academic programs and services available to entering students. University College coordinates existing university resources and develops new initiatives to promote academic excellence and enhance student persistence. It provides a setting where faculty, staff, and students share in the responsibility for making IUPUI a supportive and challenging environment for learning.
Academic and Career Development facilitates students' academic and career success by providing programs and services that engage students in exploring and committing to educational and career goals, developing and implementing meaningful academic plans, transitioning into degree-granting schools, and translating learning to the world of work.
Provide academic and career advising to undergraduate University College students within the Enterprise, Planning, and Policy (EPP) Cluster. Review student records to inform advising for academic progress, course recommendations, career planning, and resource referrals. Collaborate with team to develop special programming and resources to meet unique cluster needs. Provide support to at-risk students. Meet with students by appointments and drop-in, through individual and group formats. Participate in First Year Seminars as part of the instructional team. Participate in New Student Orientation, committees and task forces as assigned.
Work as part of a team to provide individual and group integrated academic and career advising to undergraduate University College students for the EPP Cluster. Advise and guide students through the STEP decision making process: Self focus, Target options, Explore options, plan for academic, co-curricular and experiential learning. Engage students in goal setting processes designed to clarify major declaration, plans of study, admission to degree granting school of choice, and career preparation and planning.
Collaborate with Summer Bridge and First Year Seminar instructional teams to provide in-class presentations, workshops and resources that align with course objectives. Collaborate with cluster team to provide workshops for orientation procedures, admission to an academic school, reinstatement, career planning, and other types of workshops that may be needed to assist students. Work with faculty, staff, and mentors to provide support to at-risk students. Facilitate student use of the various campus support services and resources.
Review, prepare, and maintain student records. Utilize technology and various early alert systems to monitor student progress and make appropriate recommendations. Maintain communications with assigned advisees and cluster teammates.
Assist cluster team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, procedures, programs, events, and resources related to student success. Actively participate on various committees as requested. Represent University College at local, state, and national meetings or conferences as requested.
REQUIRED: Master's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution, plus 1 year of experience in advising, teaching, or counseling.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Organization and computer skills. Understanding of college student success with particular attention to first generation students and students from diverse backgrounds.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3SA
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (IN-UCOL-IUINA)
Internal Number: 73209
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.