| Job Summary: Provide academic advising to applicants and graduate students in the MSW program, to promote academic and professional success, through individual, group, and technology-based modalities.Interpret and explain academic requirements and policies to students; provide information about course selection, course schedules, course waivers, dual degree/minor opportunities, graduation requirements and other academic questions. Refer students to support services including financial aid, tutorial support, psychological, disability, and testing services. Develop and monitor advising programming. Identify and create resources to assist students with academic planning and goal setting. Create and supervise peer facilitated activities such as peer mentoring, academic success programming, and peer advising. Assist students with unanticipated emergency situations that impact their academic progress. Provide support, crisis intervention planning, and responsible reporting for students as appropriate. Collaborate with university and college offices to ensure effective critical incident management. Maintain and follow appropriate university and government confidentiality and privacy guidelines.Mediate student/faculty concerns.Participate in Academic Standing and Student Reviews (ASSR), acting as recorder for the meeting, advocate for the student, and producing follow-up letters to students. Inform the Coordinator of Flint, Saginaw, Oakland Programs about student or program-related concerns, and consult with Coordinator as necessary.Participate as a member of the graduate office committee and graduate admissions committee.Participate in School of Social Work events, such as faculty meetings, graduation, etc.Serve on sequence committee(s) and other school committees as assigned.Represent the School of Social Work at college, university, and community events as directed.Fulfill other duties as required.|
Minimum Requirements: MSW, Two-years post-MSW experience and LMSW preferred. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.Ability to work independently while functioning as a critical member of an interdependent team. Ability to develop strong working relationships with diverse students, staff, and faculty.Strong computer skills; comfort with social media, and data management.Knowledge of (or ability to quickly learn) university, college, and School of Social Work academic processes and policies.Advising and teaching experience preferred. Experience working in an academic setting preferred.