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Advisor - College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Job Title

Advisor - College of Behavioral and Health Sciences


Behavioral and Health Sci Advising


$42,114 - $51,870; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences Advisors will work with students majoring in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Health & Human Performance, Human Sciences and Social Work. Advisors will work with students from the point of matriculation to graduation. The primary role of an advisor is to provide educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. Advisors will monitor student progression and intervene as necessary to ensure students stay on track for graduation. The advisor is responsible for the retention of the students assigned to them and will have regular contact with students to ensure they are aware of available interventions that could help them succeed. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate student records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The Advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned. Note: a flexible work schedule is required to accommodate student requests for advising after traditional work hours.

Required Education

Master's degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences Note: A Bachelor's degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences plus three (3) years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.

Required Related Experience

No experience required with Master's degree

Desirable Related Experience

Two (2) years' progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults in an advising or career services counseling area in a college or university setting preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: May 31, 2024

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