Academic Advisor - College of Arts & Sciences and Running Start
Title: 1484-YN - Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1
Business Title: Academic Advisor - College of Arts & Sciences and Running Start
Location: WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing counseling and advising support to WSU Tri-Cities prospective and current students as part of the Office of Academic Advising and Running Start. The incumbent will help students navigate through their college experience successfully; will counsel students on resources available at the campus and make referrals when necessary.
The incumbent will be a member of a collaborative team that also assists with New Student Orientation and other essential non-academic services that assist students in degree persistence.
Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of full-time academic advising experience at a college or university or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a yearforyear basis.
Demonstrated excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Outlook,
PowerPoint, and Word.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and positively in a diverse team environment.
Demonstrated computer software skills, including the ability to use office software such as databases, spreadsheets, word processing.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize job tasks effectively.
Experience conducting presentations.
Demonstrated public speaking skills/experience.
Master's degree in related field.
Previous work experience at an institution of higher education.
Experience working with diverse faculty, students and staff.
Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently.
Knowledge of curriculum management practices, processes and policies.
Experience working with and maintaining student records
Familiarity with Washington State University academic rules and regulations.
Applicants must submit their completed application by August 1 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to include contact information for three (3) professional references within the application. The cover letter and resume may be uploaded as attachments. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required qualifications and additional requirements.
Cover Letter & Resume
Time Type: Full time
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.