Academic Advisor - College of Engineering

at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

We need someone who is outgoing & excited to work with diversity not only in tasks but also in who they work with. Working as a part of the department & not just in it, allows you to know about changes & being able to communicate those to students. Your communication as well as individual approach/focus enables a partnership with students so they can clearly see their college route based on their requirements, adjustments, and needs. Receive a membership to NACADA through us also helps advance your career; so while we invest in you, we want you investing in the future of our students. If you have drive, a talent for time management & a passion for helping others, apply now for this chance to be part of something bigger. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides students with information on how to complete their college degree and refers students to appropriate campus and community services and resources when needed.
  • Serves as a resource person to faculty and others with regard to academic advising policies and procedures. May review and optimize procedures as needed.
  • May assist in the development of and participates in recruitment and retention activities related to the student population such as monitoring educational progress and/or providing application or other assistance.
  • May maintain confidential student records and personal information.
  • May conduct or participate in seminars, workshops or orientation sessions for students on academic, career and personal success strategies and other group activities.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Organized and the ability to meet deadlines under limited supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Proficient use of computers.
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Job Posting: 12739133

Posted On: Oct 25, 2023

Updated On: Nov 29, 2023

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