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Academic Advisor

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 10212 University Title Academic Advisor 2 University Job Family Academic & Faculty Affairs ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Academic Advisor Position Number 593640 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group Academic Professional Department University College Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
This position is responsible for providing academic advising to all new and returning BIS majors, conceptualizing and developing individualized programs of study for each new BIS student, and helping to coordinate recruitment and retention efforts for BIS students. In addition, the BIS advisor may on occasion be asked to teach a 3-credit course for the program, conditional on program needs. Finally, the BIS advisor will liaise with departments and programs across campus to secure course access for BIS students, and to stay abreast of new academic opportunities for interdisciplinary scholars. Minimum Hiring Standards
A minimum of one year of experience as an academic advisor in a college or university setting. Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Exceptional attention to detail. Ability to prioritize responsibilities and stay organized during peak workflow times. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so at VCU . Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Up to $50,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours 8 Job Open Date 08/12/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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