General Academic Advisor

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00736 Position Title: General Academic Advisor Classification Title: Student Advisor Department: College of Education Administration Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

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 advising documents such as plans of study, curriculum guides, and graduation forms. Assist with admissions procedures for graduate studies.

Verify student and course information which may include: grades, academic certification of athletes/veterans, 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.

Assist with recruitment of prospective students and retention of current students. This may require occasional after hours or weekend work such as working at Saturday Admissions events or an after-hours graduate school open house.

Maintain program spreadsheets of student progress and information in Microsoft Excel. Purge folders as needed. Communicate effectively with students and faculty.

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
Ability to communicate effectively with students face-to-face and via email.
Ability to abide by FERPA regulations when communicating
Ability to advise students
Ability to recruit students

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Job Open Date: 06/01/2021 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

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