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Academic Advisor

DATE POSTED:2014-07-03
POSITION TITLE:Academic Advisor
CATEGORY:Professional
PERSONNEL STATUS:Exempt, Full-time, Regular
DEPARTMENT:Office for Academic & Pre-Professional Advising
CLOSING DATE:2014-07-21
RESPONSIBILITIES:The incumbent will assist with the advising of first and second year undecided and pre-health professions students. Specific duties include: assisting students in defining their educational goals; advising students on university general education and graduation requirements; assisting students in developing course schedules to meet their educational and career goals; assessing and monitoring studentsí progress toward degree completion; assisting with planning and logistics for advising programmatic efforts; assisting with campus recruitment and retention efforts including open houses, orientation, and advisement programs; and performing other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Requires a Bachelorís Degree (Masterís preferred). Experience in a university environment with student advising and counseling and/or new student orientation preferred. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as, in a team environment. Familiarity with multimedia content, website development and social media outlets is desired. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is also desired. UMBC is a PeopleSoft school.
SALARY:Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION:For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references by July 21, 2014 (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled). Application materials should be sent in PDF format and emailed to: academicadvisor@umbc.edu Subject: Academic Advisor Search Note: Only those candidates for further consideration will be contacted.




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