Academic Advisor & Department Coordinator
Salary for Announcement
The salary range is $37,400-$46,800.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and
reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the
time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.
Pay Grade: 13
Full Time Professional Staff
The position exists to provide academic advising for the department
of Management and administrative support. Duties include
personalized academic planning and troubleshooting student issues,
completing special department projects, supporting Directors of
Entrepreneurship and International Business Center Directors and
providing backup to the department Administrative Assistant. Other
expectations include creating and updating program materials,
completing discretionary overrides for students, updating catalog
requirements, providing high quality superior professional services
to students and faculty in a pleasant and seamless fashion, and
responding to the ongoing complexities and challenges of this
dynamic and growing department.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have
experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a
demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for
Metropolitan University of Denver is an equal opportunity
Professional Academic Advising Duties (80%) :
Provide academic advising students on course offerings, academic
degree programs, and creating semester plans for students seeking
management majors. This work includes: coordinating, planning and
preparing for advising sessions with current, potential, transfer
and readmit students. Maintain confidential student files as well
as documenting all advising sessions using SSC, Degree Works, or
current advising record keeping system. Disseminate policy and
procedural information to students, departments and other
University units. Provide advising assistance to Department of
Management faculty. Collaborate with College & University
services for student retention initiatives, orientations, etc.
Provides University and professional resources to students.
Evaluate transfer courses, & initiates Degree Exceptions. Works
with the Admissions office to identify newly admitted Management
majors and contacts them regarding orientation and advising
Office Administrative Assistant (20%):
Provide backup to the department administrative assistant. Work on
special projects and maintain the department television. Provide
administrative services to the Directors of the Entrepreneurship
and International Business Centers.
Makes recommendations to the Chair in matters related to student
registration, admissions and records; suggests action for
resolution of student issues.
Other Duties as assigned such as: Participate on College of
Business and University committees and task forces. Participates in
College & University professional development
• Bachelor’s degree
• One year office experience
• Experience advising college students on academic degree programs,
and creating semester plans, etc.
• Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and
educational software program (such as Degree Works, Banner, SSC
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, computer information systems,
finance, management, marketing, business administration,
international business, entrepreneurship, or other business-related
One or more years of experience in higher education advising.
• Experience using a computer based advising system.
• One or more years of Banner experience
• Experience working with diverse, urban a nd non-traditional
• One or more years advising experience with one of the six
( ACC, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT )
• One or more years office work experience with one of the six
disciplines ( ACC, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT ).
• Knowledge of major degree plans and course offering
• Interpersonal and Communication skills
Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
Hours can vary during heavy advising times.
Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must
apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com
References refers to a list of three professional references and
their contact information.
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for
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MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees
a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique,
access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of
nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of
color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in
We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert
with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity
and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and
perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that
in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go
beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and
dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture
of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and