Works primarily with, but not limited to, School of Music students
providing guidance regarding academic progress in matters related
to academic goals, selection of major, course scheduling, course
load and degree completion. Complete degree checks for individual
students and student groups as needed. Assist with student
orientation, whether freshman or transfer students. Complete
college/school documents such as plans of study, enrollment
permission forms, and graduation forms. Verify/report student and
course information which may include class rolls, grades, and
academic certification. Serve as a resource for the university’s
student database including input and generating reports. Act as a
liaison between Academic Advisement and School of Music.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Provides feedback to the College of Fine Arts & Design
departments regarding student trends in enrollment and major
selection. Provides guidance to students in selection of a major
and minor. Makes recommendations related to policy changes to the
College of Fine Arts & Design and Enrollment Management.
Completes degree checks for individual students and student groups
as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Counseling, Education, or related
field. Understanding of the University policies and procedures as
they relate to academic advising. Ability to maintain databases. 3+
years of academic advising experience.
Master's degree. Familiarity with admission and enrollment process
at the University of Central Oklahoma or in an institution of
higher education setting and its undergraduate degree programs.
Willingness to work within the academic framework of the University
and to serve on faculty and student committees. Advising experience
within the arts.
Skills and behavior: Technical proficiency; trust and credibility;
dedication; self-awareness; Accepting ambiguity; team player; time
management skills; independent; results oriented. Knowledgeable in
the higher education attainment process, particularly the
requirements and general value of education. Demonstration of a
warm and caring professional attitude and creative counseling
techniques. Ability to communicate effectively with department
chairpersons and/or deans regarding degree program requirements.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Will this employee supervise others?
No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.