Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Jul 24 2019 Job Description:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Supports the advising policies and initiatives of the University
Advise students for majors within one of WKU's five academic colleges
Works with students, faculty, staff across the campus community to improve advising practices for 1st and 2nd year students
Assists in planning of advising activities for Topper Orientation Program (T.O.P.)
Participates in the pre-registration program for incoming freshmen
Advise students based on 5th week check-in assessment
Provides proactive advising, interventions, and referrals as necessary
Works with Career Coaches to help students create an academic/ career plan that ensures student success.
Maintains advising records and databases
Experience providing academic assistance at the collegiate level
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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