Academic Advisor, Korea

Updated: 3 months ago

Category: Advising and Enrollment
Location: Camp Humphreys-Korea, South
Requisition ID: 10005965


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Academic Advisor

UMUC Asia

Camp Humphreys Education Centers, South Korea

Overseas Regular, 100%-Time, Grade 003

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Asia seeks an Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor reports to the Associate Director of Academic Advising. The Academic Advisor reports to the Associate Director of Academic Advising. Required duties/activities to be accomplished by the Academic Advisor are listed below:

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Evaluate students’ prior learning experience from both traditional and non-traditional sources to provide guidance to students pursuing UMUC certificate and degree programs
  • Prepare tentative evaluations based upon students' specific degree goals and provide general advising and curriculum planning to UMUC students
  • Communicate with students on a daily basis by telephone, email, and in person at their local UMUC education centers
  • Participate in outreach events and assist with marketing
  • Assist students with registration and actively work with the site staff to improve processes and increase enrollments
  • Relay academic policies and procedures in simple and accurate terms to students and education center personnel
  • Produce accurate work under pressure
  • Understand the needs of the non-traditional adult students
  • Be able to synthesize detailed information from various sources
  • Display an independent, cooperative, and professional attitude when interacting with internal and external clients
  • Travel may be required based on Regional needs
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree 
  • The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and a high level of analytical thinking for identifying and improving complex work projects
  • Experience with customer service, counseling/advising, military students or higher education
  • Successful applicants must be able to pass a background check and meet requirements for individual logistic support (ILS)
  • Travel to other UMUC education centers in the surrounding areas is required; therefore, the candidate must be eligible to obtain a USAREUR/South Korea driver's license
  • Work on nights and weekends may be required

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, GoArmyEd and SalesForce
  • Proficient knowledge of computers including MS Office, Google Online Services, and other computer-based resources to include the Internet
  • Previous academic advising or higher education experience

WHO MAY APPLY: Applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) preferred. Applicant must qualify for ILS. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.  

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html .


The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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