Academic Advisor

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Advisor

Position Number: S00657P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 44 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Restricted Funds
Department: Student Affairs-Restricted Funds
Unit: NOVA Student Support Services 2018
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Sierrah Anderson
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details: May be required to work some evenings/weekends for special events.
Funding Source: Grant
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Academic Advisor provides and/or facilitates educational leadership, curriculum design instruction and assessment, individual academic and personal needs assessment, academic advising, academic counseling and consulting services, collaborations within and outside of the NOVA project, and administrative duties to support the goal of the NOVA project, which is to retain and graduate NOVA participants at EKU.

Minimum Education:
-Master’s Degree required.
-Preference to Masters Degree in the areas of Student Personnel, Counseling, or Higher Education Administration or Communication field.

Minimum Experience:
One year of college-level experience working with students in an advisory or teaching capacity is required.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:
•Demonstrates an understanding of academic advising and course instruction.

•Knowledge of theories and best practices in student development, particularly in relation to the retention and the educational challenges facing first-generation and low-income students.

•Ability to use common computer software and data management systems.

Job Functions:

Posting Number: S00657P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 10/23/2020
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date: 11/16/2020
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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