The Department of Economics is looking for an Advisor to advise Economics undergrads and serve as the International Student Engagement Coordinator for the College of Social Science. Duties include but are not limited to: advising a diverse population of undergraduate students regarding academic program planning (including University, College, and major requirements); monitoring progress toward graduation requirements/updating student records; study abroad; career development/graduate school and related topics; informing students of resources available at the University; participating in Academic Orientation Programs and in in unit/college efforts aimed at recruitment and retention; evaluating transfer credits; assisting Chair of Economics with class scheduling and other special projects; and serving on the department Undergraduate Instruction Committee and participating in the College of Social Science Advisors’ meetings.
Masters in college personnel, counseling, social science, or related field.
Minimum 3 years experience advising diverse undergraduate student population or comparable experience with college or university students.
Experience working with international students and students from diverse backgrounds.
Proficient or fluent in Mandarin Chinese is desirable but not required.
Required Application Materials
Cover Letter, CV/Resume and names and contact information of 3 references.
In conjunction with the broader mission of Michigan State University, the mission of the Department of Economics consists of three interrelated components: providing the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students, conducting leading-edge research in economics, and providing leadership and service to our professional communities. As a unit in a major land-grant university, we are committed to excel in all three components of our mission. Department faculty and staff work together to achieve the goals of our mission.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
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