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Master's degree from an accredited institution .
Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.
Ability to quickly learn technical advising tools including, but not limited to, Banner, Degree Works, Fortis, Self-Service, Dashboard and E-Print .
Evidence of excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational ability and attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment requiring both ability to take initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively
Strong desire to work with a college-age student population and commitment to student success
Exhibits commitment to execute all responsibilities with quality and excellence
Exhibits high level of ethics, integrity and professionalism in all dealings
Exhibits strong work ethic and willingness and flexibility to assist with any task, as needed
Exhibits commitment to sustainable work practices
Respects the confidentiality of all information accessible through the position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of the Academic Avisor include, but are not limited to, Coordinating Advising throughout the college; Developing and disseminating best practices and clear advising information to each department; Responding to faculty advisors’ requests; Assisting students with developing appropriate and realistic academic plans and course selections, and monitoring academic progress; Assisting with planning for internships and study abroad programs; Assisting students in academic trouble with strategies for achieving academic success. The College Academic Advisor will provide faculty advisors and staff with: A current Faculty Advising Manual and Syllabus; Orientation and support for new faculty advisors; Training and Workshops for advisors on specific advising-related topics; Updates of policies that affect Fine and Applied Arts majors; Assistance and guidance in responding to student concerns and academic policies. Advising information and brochures for distribution to faculty and students Targeted advising tips for Fine and Applied Arts via departmental listservs
Master's degree from an accredited institution in academic advising, student development, counseling, education, or related field.
Student services related work experience.
Proficiency with SCT Banner Student System, DegreeWorks degree auditing system and Fortis File Imaging
Experience with computerized registration.
Experience interpreting and administering academic policies.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday
Department: College of Fine and Applied Arts - 265000
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow h...olistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.