Academic Advisor-College of Arts & Sciences

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: City, HIDALGO
Deadline: 28 Jul 2019

Posting Details

Position Details

Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1
Working Title Academic Advisor-College of Arts & Sciences
College/Area WSU Tri-Cities
Department Academic Affairs
Department Link

Tri-Cities Academic Affairs

Position Number 103252
Hiring Unit Academic Affairs-WSU Tri-Cities
Work Location Tri-Cities
Zip Code 99354
This position is in a Bargaining Unit No
Summary of Duties

The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing counseling and advising support to WSU Tri-Cities prospective and current students as part of the Academic Advising Center. The incumbent will help students navigate through their college experience successfully; will counsel students on resources available at the campus and make referrals when necessary.

The incumbent will be a member of a collaborative team that also assists with New Student Orientation and other essential non-academic services that assist students in degree persistence.

Additional Information
Appointment Status Permanent
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary 3,982.48

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of full-time academic advising experience at a college or university or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Additional Requirements

Demonstrated excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and positively in a diverse team environment.

Demonstrated computer software skills, including the ability to use office software such as databases, spreadsheets, word processing.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize job tasks effectively.

Experience conducting presentations.

Demonstrated public speaking skills/experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in related field.

Previous work experience at an institution of higher education.

Experience working with diverse faculty, students and staff.

Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently.

Knowledge of curriculum management practices, processes and policies.

Experience working with and maintaining student records

Familiarity with Washington State University academic rules and regulations.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/15/2019
Close Date 07/28/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

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Posting Number 20135430P

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