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.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Olin Business School. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The Academic Advising & Student Affairs Advisor for Specialized Masters Programs (SMP) is an integral member of the graduate team. This position serves as an academic advisor for specialized master's degree candidates and works with Olin and University students and student organizations. This position is located in the Graduate Programs Office at the Olin Business School.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as an academic advisor and subject matter expert to approximately 160 -180 full-time SMP degree candidates.
Serve as a functional area liaison.� Work with area faculty, become an area expert and consult as needed on course sequencing and major revisions.
Work with the assigned Olin student organization leaders and members to help them to develop their leadership skills.
Ensure that assigned groups are abiding by all university guidelines.
Assist in the delivery of Olin-wide student group leadership trainings and activities.
Provide general academic, program, and University support, including leading in program priority areas and initiatives and maintaining external relationships for existing programs.
Meet with prospective students and their families and represent the program by presenting to audiences and serving on limited university-wide initiatives.
Three years of work experience in a higher education setting or related role.
Master’s degree in higher education, business, or in a related field.
Experience with advising, mentoring and working with professionals with zero to two years of experience.
Demonstrated success in designing leadership opportunities and working with student groups/related organizations.
The hiring range for this position is $44,987 - $57,369 annually.
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.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
Willingness to travel up to 15% of time both domestically and internationally.
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.