Advisor (Health Sciences)


Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00647 Position Title: Advisor (Health Sciences) Classification Title: Student Advisor Department: Central Advising Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide academic advisement to underclassmen in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science and the College of Science; Provide personal, career and/or academic counseling, advocacy, and crisis intervention for targeted groups of students; assess students’ academic needs; develop, implement, and monitor individualized academic plans for students

Coordinate and monitor student data and academic history pursuant to federal, state, university regulations; meet with appropriate administrators as necessary; create and maintain case notes, student records, reviews, and related documents; and serve as liaison with agencies/school systems/University departments as needed.

Ensure students receive proper advisement towards degree completion; Work closely with University units to provide holistic academic support; create referrals and coordinate with other units as needed to assist student development and success.

Provide academic counseling/advisement for students in matters related to goals, choice of curriculum, course load, study habits, and course scheduling/selecting; assess student academic needs.

Assists in registration coordination procedures and schedule adjustments including verification.

Develop and/or complete school documents such as classroom assignments, plans of study, curriculum guides, and graduation forms.

Verify student and course information which may include: class rolls, grades, academic certification of athletes/veterans, statistical analyses, and/or forced drops.

Evaluate and/or update student records in order to post grades, do graduation checks, monitor students’ progress, and advise students on an appropriate course of study.

May assist with recruitment of prospective students.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of assigned program or function
Knowledge of functions, operations, and/or maintenance or equipment being used
Knowledge of acceptable advising and/or recruiting techniques and practices
Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations
Skill in making written and oral presentations Interpersonal skills
Ability to advise students
Ability to tutor students
Ability to evaluate student performance and measure progress

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Job Open Date: 09/25/2020 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 105 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

Quick Link http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4382 Position Profile Link Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional Reference Sheet
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What about your educational or professional background has prepared you to work with students seeking a Pre-Health Sciences degree pathway?

    (Open Ended Question)



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