Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This role will need to be flexible in their working schedule. Will require some evening and weekend availability.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Academic Affairs. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
This position serves as the primary academic advisor for Masters of Social Work, Public Health and Social Policy Master’s students. They coordinate initiatives that enrich student wellness, support, experiences and leadership development by working with individual students and student groups. The position is responsible for the development and implementation of school-wide programs, services and events.� This position will assist the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs with emergent student issues and concerns.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as an academic advisor for approximately 200 Master’s students in Social Work, Public Health and Social Policy, helping students persist to graduation including helping students navigate school and University systems.� Refers students to appropriate School and University resources. Coordinates the advising program by providing on-going training and support to academic and faculty advisors, hiring community/adjunct advisors as necessary and assigning students to Concentration and/or Faculty and Community Advisors.
Coordinate the implementation and execution of programs and events that enhance the well-being of students.� Serve as a member of the crisis management team to assist the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs with emergent and urgent student issues and concerns.
Supports students and student groups by helping them to navigate School and University systems, and abiding by university guidelines.� Assists in the delivery of student group leadership trainings and activities.
Assists with the implementation of incoming student Orientation, fall semester onboarding and December and May Commencement events and other student initiatives, programs and events as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and three years’ work experience.
Experience in student services or any social service related area.
Experience in individual and group advising.
Experience in event planning and implementation.
Experience with crisis management.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel or closely-related field.
Two years of prior work experience in student services or any social service related field.
Work experience in academic advising.
Experience with and knowledge of working with graduate and/or professional student programs.
Experience in student group advising and support, leadership development.
Experience in working with marginalized student populations.
Must be student focused.
Detail-oriented, reliable, and dependable.
Ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple projects.
Communicate effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Strong relationship building skills.�
Demonstrate initiative, planning and organizing skills.
Ability to work in various settings, such as large teams, one-on-one meetings, and social settings.
Demonstrate creativity with programs and support services development and work effectively as a team player.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools.
The hiring range for this position is $41,301 - $52,631 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.