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Undergraduate Student Coord

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 2, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The School of Plant and Environmental Sciences (SPES) seeks an enthusiastic individual to serve as Undergraduate Student Support Coordinator and Academic Advisor. The position provides critical support for the undergraduate programs through academic advising, career planning, curriculum management, and communication with external audiences and prospective students. The individual in this position will be responsible for the academic advising of undergraduate students, conducting student orientations and working with the Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs on student recruiting, student visits, managing the timetable of classes, course adds/withdraws/substitutions, and changes to the Undergraduate Catalog including check sheets as needed. The individual will also assist in teaching the 1-credit First Year Seminar class for SPES students.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in an agricultural or educational discipline, or a combination of education and experience. Experience in student support and career services. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science degree in an agricultural or educational discipline. Experience using Banner. Experience teaching or advising high school or college students.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Michael Evans at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: May 13, 2021
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