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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Indiana University-Kokomo Kokomo, IN

Company
Indiana University-Kokomo
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28278
AJE Ref #
576210562
Location
Kokomo, IN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION INFORMATION

POSITION TITLE
Academic Advisor

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the position of Academic Advisor. This is a full-time professional position reporting to the Director of Advising. This advisor will primarily serve students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, but will be expected to advise in other academic programs as needed.

JOB SUMMARY

Essential duties include, but are not limited to: providing developmental advising to traditional, nontraditional and transfer students; monitoring academic progress of advisees; providing advising support at new student orientation and campus recruitment events; developing and conducting workshops to promote student success; collaborating with students to craft an educational plan using IU advising technology. The advisor provides the initial screening for the certification of graduates. The advisor will work closely with the deans, chairs, assistant vice-chancellor and other advisors to support retention efforts of students. Evening and weekend hours are occasionally required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications: An earned bachelor s degree and experience in counseling, academic advising or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants that have experience in higher education. Qualified applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff and external constituents. Strong organizational skills are required, as is the ability to think creatively and to adeptly manage multiple tasks. Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is essential.

To apply for this position, please visit jobs.iu.edu and submit a letter of interest, resume outlining your appropriate work experience, and names and contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, please submit materials by midnight on Sunday, October 9th, 2016. All positions will remain open until filled. For more information about IU Kokomo and this position, visit our website at www.iuk.edu.

Persons needing assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9221. Verification of a disability may be required.

Indiana University Kokomo is committed to preparing students to engage an increasingly diverse society. We seek professionals committed to higher education with knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and communities. Our employees are expected to be willing to engage in innovative methods of assisting with diversity efforts in our campus community.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

SALARY RANGE

SALARY PLAN
PAE

SALARY GRADE
3SA

FLSA
Exempt

WORK LOCATION

JOB CATEGORY
Student Affairs/Academic Services

POSTING DETAIL INFORMATION

POSTING NUMBER
02553P

OPEN DATE
09/17/2016

CLOSE DATE
10/30/2016

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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