The Department of Mathematics within the College of Arts and Sciences seeks an Undergraduate Academic Advisor 1 to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
Fosters student success by implementing proactive strategies that help students stay on track to fulfill their educational goals. This includes advising students on university policies and procedures in selecting courses consistent with their developing goals and interests, as well as program and degree requirements, and related academic matters. Assists in student orientation and teaches student survey course. Assists students in navigating the university and making referrals to other university offices related to the student experience including academic, career, financial, and psychological resources. Assists students during walk-in hours, via telephone, emails, and scheduled appointments with degree planning and scheduling, selecting majors/minors, adding/dropping courses, etc. Participates in Math Advising meetings, serves on departmental committees, and assists with special projects as assigned.
Master’s degree in Mathematics or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Able to communicate complex ideas in a manner that adapts to student needs and to articulate program requirements to a variety of audiences, including students, parents, faculty, and partner units. Excellent relational skills such as active listening, interviewing/questioning techniques. Excellent time management skills. Detail oriented, and the ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrates multi-cultural and inclusion skills.
Experience supporting students with identifying and advancing their academic and career goals. Understands and follows FERPA guidelines. Familiarity with online student learning systems (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas) and database queries (Access/Excel).
Target Salary: $19.23 - $21.63 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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