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Academic Advisor

Employer
University of Maryland, College Park
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 3, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Campus Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary:

The Undergraduate Advisor will report to the Advising Manager and ensure the timely and high quality academic advising support to incoming and current undergraduate students. Academic advising will include providing information about the creation and review of 4-year plans, degree requirements, course selection, university policies and procedures, degree progress, and graduation clearances to a student body representing a variety of backgrounds and abilities. Advising may take place in one-on-one or group settings and in both face-to-face and online formats. The Undergraduate Advisor will also assist in the coordination and execution of events related to academics and student life for undergraduate students within the College of Information Studies.

Duties:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Information Science, Education or a related degree, and 2-3 years of experience in academic advising. Knowledge and understanding of student development and advising. Proficiency in oral, written, and interpersonal communication, as well as computer literacy in MS Office and other computer applications. Excellent customer service skills. Must have the ability to function in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in higher education, education, information science, or a related field.
Experience with University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate programs, systems, and services.

Additional Information:

Note: If you need an accommodation in the application process, please notify iSchool HR at ischoolhr@umd.edu.

The College of Information Studies strives to be a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who identify as members of underrepresented, underserved, and/or marginalized communities.

Salary: $52,000

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