METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY 700 East Seventh Street St. Paul, MN 55106-5000
MSUAASF Range C (Unclassified MSUAASF)
METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY, a vibrant and growing public, urban university, is seeking applicants for the position of Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, probationary position within the College of Management. This position is responsible for providing academic advising to undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in one of the majors offered by the College of Management. Academic advising includes assisting students in developing their goals and plans, reviewing various academic programs available to students, providing services to facilitate student success and academic progress, advocating for students' educational interest, maintaining and reviewing student records, and explaining policies and procedures. Advising Center staff work collaboratively as a team, so the ability to work collaboratively with other staff and faculty is an important skill.
Providing academic advising to an assigned population of College of Management students and other College of Management students and prospective students
Presenting group advising information meetings
Participating as a team member on the development and improvement of advising tools and resources
Assisting College of Management faculty in their advising role
Enforcing college and university policies and procedures
Maintaining records of student contacts in print and electronic systems
Verification of student completion of degree requirements
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes and cover letters clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
Equivalent of two years full-time experience in academic advising or advising related professional experience in a regionally accredited post-secondary educational institution
Knowledge of practices and procedures related to student academic advising and retention
Demonstrated commitment to student development and student success
Excellent communications (interpersonal, intercultural, oral and written, group presentation) skills
Demonstrated excellent attention to detail and ability to learn complex policy and procedure
Demonstrated experience serving an ethnically and culturally diverse student body
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team to implement improvement projects
Evidence of experience working with computer-based student record systems
Master's degree or equivalent (equivalent means two additional years of related professional experience)
Academic advising experience
Experience advising students in business/related programs, or experience working in a business setting, or business-related coursework
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
Experience providing academic advising through telephone, email, social media, video conferencing, or other innovative approaches to connecting with students
Availability to work some evening and weekend hours
Ability to travel within the metropolitan area
The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, serves approximately 11,000 students in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area. We are the most diverse university in the system, with approximately 41% of our students coming from communities of color. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adults and communities of color. Recognized in 2008 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
Visit our web site at http://www.metrostate.edu
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: www.metrostate.edu/security
The College of Management: For information about the College of Management, please go to: http://www.metrostate.edu/student/university-info/university-info/college-of-management
Salary: This is a Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range C position with a salary range of $41,464 (minimum) to $71,819 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and the MSUAASF organization.
Application: To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrostatemn/default.cfm
Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on December 18, 2017
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter of interest addressing how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position.
Current curriculum vita or resume.
Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date, your name and the academic institution's name/logo are required. We do not accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
If you need help submitting your online application, please contact NEO GOV @ 1-855-524-5627 for technical assistance.
If you have other questions related to this job announcement, please contact Human Resources, Search & Selection Specialist, Michele Chilinski at 651.793.1811.
For TTY, call Minnesota Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529.
The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Institution: Metropolitan State University Vehicle Notice: NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (Minnesota State) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Eeo Notice: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county me...tropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.