Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA, United States
Academic Advisor II (Exploratory Academic Advisor)','0178640','!*!Job Purpose: Provide information and counsel to undergraduate and graduate students within an assigned area regarding their academic pursuits and progress. Prepare and maintain associated student records. Usually concentrate in graduate programs or specialized academic area. May provide work direction to Academic Advisor Is and administrative support staff.
Meet with students concerning questions and issues regarding various aspects of their academic program. May include questions regarding academic program requirements, registration, permits, overloads, degree petitions, change of major, commencement, curriculum, academic progress, and Institute policy
Perform reference searches and records access in conjunction with student inquiries.
Respond to academic administration and faculty requests for assistance in administrative, recruitment or student related matters.
Prepare assessment reports; maintain student related records, files and databases;
Review, approve and process curriculum related actions.
Interact with other academic units in conjunction with joint programs
May schedule and coordinate student events.
May provide input to academic unit's planning efforts.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Work Experience: Four to five years job related experience
Skills: This job requires knowledge of advanced university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic computer skills.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Work Experience: N/A
Preferred Certifications: N/A
Preferred Skills: Preferred knowledge and skills include ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultures and use of specialized computer applications. This job requires knowledge of advanced university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also preferred verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic computer skills. Ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultures and use of specialized computer applications. Demonstrative knowledge of best practices in exploratory advising, as well as theory and experience integrating career advising strategies into advising practice, Appreciative Advising, academic or graduation coaching is preferable. STEM fields is a plus. Educational background in education (k-12, higher or adult education) or counseling helpful.
Additional Information: Please include resume and cover letter with application.
Additional Responsibilities Include: Under the supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising, this position will serve as the campus lead advisor for undecided and exploratory advising, providing advising services-both individual and group-and programming to students considering change of major, seeking assistance in major or minor exploration, or who are referred for assistance in identifying or considering new academic paths. To be effective, the Exploratory Advisor must become knowledgeable of all Tech's curricula and program requirements, relevant campus resources, and develop a close working relationship with Tech's career counseling and career services. The Exploratory Advisor will support students through the reflective process of identifying a major that aligns with their interests, skills, and goals, facilitating student intentional academic decision-making. The Exploratory Advisor will also work with the Director to design, develop and deliver workshops and materials for both students and the advising community on topics related to major exploration, academic decision-making, and academic transitions, collaborating with other campus staff and faculty, as appropriate. The position will require strong and proactive collaboration and communication with the advising community, other stakeholders, and key units.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: students, parents and faculty, staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: students. This position will supervise: NA.
','!*!Undergraduate Academic Advising at Georgia Tech provides respectful, responsive, informed support for students to identify and achieve their academic and professional goals. Our vision is to help students to become successful and responsible global citizens who make meaningful contributions in their communities.','!*!Undergraduate Academic Advising at Georgia Tech provides respectful, responsive, informed support for students to identify and achieve their academic and professional goals. Our vision is to help students to become successful and responsible global citizens who make meaningful contributions in their communities.','Administrative Support','Georgia-Atlanta','','Provost & Executive VP Academic Affairs','Feb 4, 2019','','false','N/A','N/A','Full-time','Academic Advisor II (Exploratory Academic Advisor)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Website : http://www.gatech.edu
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education.