Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, the Academic Advisors will have primary responsibility to provide academic guidance to students regarding graduation requirements and to monitor student progress.
Answer questions regarding program requirements, registration, and course planning.
Assess and monitor student progress and proactively reach out to students who may be experiencing challenges or difficulties
Create individual graduation plans
Collaborate with the Office of Academic Excellence to provide support to students on academic probation
Monitor late policy and weekly extension requests from students
Conduct individual academic advising sessions via zoom or in person
Provide support for on-campus Preparation and Capstone weeks
Assist with on-campus event logistics including daily briefings, overseeing specialize programming, and providing superior hospitality to large group of students
Participate in orientation and commencement activities
In partnership with student services, oversee final examination and submission of final exam processes
In partnership with the Registrar's office, coordinate student registration process.
Qualifications: bachelor's degree in education or related field and 3-5 years of previous experience advising students (may consider combination of education and experience); strong interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of higher education policies and procedures; ability to work with confidential and sensitive matters; ability to work in a fast-paced environment both independently and as part of a team; effective listening and counseling skills; excellent organizational, time-management skills; and ability to work a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and evenings, particularly during preparation, capstone, orientation, and commencement weeks.
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Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.