The College of Engineering is seeking an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The College of Engineering is seeking a highly qualified academic advisor to provide engineering students with advising support including but not limited to orientation, academic success strategies, career planning, course programming, and degree completion.
The advisor monitors student progress and suggests corrective action when the student encounters academic difficulty. The advisor coordinates with other University departments regarding undergraduate academic courses that support degree programs. The advisor is a source of information for prospective students, and actively recruits students through participation in various University and College sponsored orientations and events. The advisor also works with student information systems and various data files and sources and prepares a wide variety of reports using multiple databases and spreadsheets. The advisor keeps abreast of University and College policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to assist students in meeting academic requirements. The advisor may assume a leadership role that supports academic programs and special projects.
In addition to direct academic advising in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, advisors support the College in one or more of the following areas: assessment of advising, career explorations and integrative academic/career advising, early warning/intrusive advising, international student advising, and working with students in academic difficulty.
All positions support the primary mission of the University, the College of Engineering (COE), and academic services. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
Typically requires Bachelors Degree in field related to work assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Competency and/or experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Outstanding demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with employers, students, staff, faculty and administrators
Ability to communicate effectively verbally in front of small and large groups and to provide workshops, trainings and outreach programs
Experience in academic advising, admissions counseling, academic support programs, resident life or a combination of those areas with another student contact area
Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, email, databases, and presentation software
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions
Typically M-F, however weekend and after hours work may be required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary to Commensurate with Training, Education and Experience
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