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Academic Advisor & Department Coordinator

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Number A01688 Position Title Academic Advisor & Department Coordinator Position Number E00581 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 training.
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
Pay Grade: 13 Employee Category Professional staff Department Management EClass Code Full Time Professional Staff Position Summary
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 under-represented groups.
Metropolitan University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. Duties/Responsibilities
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 issues.

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 opportunities. Required Qualifications
• 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 Navigate). Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management, marketing, business administration, international business, entrepreneurship, or other business-related fields.
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 student populations.
• One or more years advising experience with one of the six business college
• One or more years office work experience with one of the six business college
disciplines ( ACC, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT ).
• Knowledge of major degree plans and course offering sequence.
• Interpersonal and Communication skills Work Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
Hours can vary during heavy advising times. Posting date 08/03/2021 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 08/17/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, .

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Talent Team Representative Sophia Montano Talent Team Representative E-mail Benefits
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement
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 downtown Denver.

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 professional success.
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