1. Serve as an academic advisor for undergraduate students from a variety of majors, including students who have not yet declared a major. Assisting students with class selection and curricular planning so that they may complete requirements efficiently and in a manner most appropriate to each individual, while at the same time adhering to any departmental and college policies. Provide students with introductory information about how to use resources and access policies that may immediately impact their integration into the North Central community (such as the use of Merlin, campus email, the waitlist policy, online catalog, etc.). Ensure students are aware of departmental/program mentoring initiatives.
2. Maintain files containing demographic and academic information about advisees.
3. Coordinate advising activities with the admissions office, the registrar's office, Student Affairs staff, other advisors and departments and programs.
4. Work with the Director of Student Academic Success Programs to develop a student success plan for students demonstrating academic difficulty.
5. Serve as a resource for all undergraduate students with general advising questions.
6. Maintain advising records and assist with analysis of advising data, including developing transition plans for students as the college moves to semesters.
7. Attend APPC, school/college meetings and other campus meetings as needed to stay abreast of curriculum and college policy requirements.
8. Work with the Associate Dean for Student Success and the college/school Deans to develop, maintain and disseminate advising planning material, coordinate, publicize and conduct advising workshops, and develop and implement advising assessment plans.
9. Coordinate the use of social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Blackboard, etc.) to deliver advising information.
10. Serve as a liaison to various offices to establish partnerships across campus in support of initiatives and programs for student success.
11. Participate in professional development workshops and conferences.
A baccalaureate degree, preferably in the liberal arts or in a professional program with a strong liberal arts component, is required. Graduate work or completion of a post-baccalaureate program is highly desirable.
Previous advising experience is required. Experience as a non-traditional student and/or in teaching non-traditional students would be helpful.
To provide academic advising assistance to undergraduate students, serve as a transfer advisor, and help coordinate advising initiatives across campus.
Internal Number: 6872
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.