Academic Advisor-HYBRID-FT

One of the nation’s preeminent public research universities in Maryland, a global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, is seeking a Full-time Academic Advisor to work in a hybrid capacity. The Academic Advisor provides academic advising for undergraduate students majoring in electrical and computer engineering, assists with related academic administrative matters, and supports various special programs in the Department. The School serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, preparing our students to create innovations that will address the21st century Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) and improve the human condition. The School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience in higher education, student affairs, or a related field can substitute for experience
  • A deep commitment to diversity and inclusion with the ability to build an excellent rapport with students
  • Student-centered in advising students and a commitment to their educational development
  • Detail-oriented with superior organizational, interpersonal, communication, and oral and written presentation skills, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze, create, and optimize processes and procedures when necessary
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and tact
  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple assignments while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Possess enthusiasm and a positive approach to work, diplomatic in working with people with competing priorities
  • Proficient in working with Microsoft Office tools or equivalent

Preferred Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field
  • Experience in undergraduate academic advising, higher education student personnel administration, and/or counseling in a higher education setting
  • Prior experience with peer mentoring programs and/or advising college students

Physical Demands:

  • Mostly sedentary work performed in an office environment requiring the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards
  • Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Ability to review, prepare, and analyze data and figures, transcribe, and engage extensive reading of materials and computer screens
  • Ability to traverse short/long distances on and off campus to attend meetings and events
  • Position requires involvement in the set-up, break-down and staging at meetings and special events
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary, and for minimal travel

Pay: DOE

Benefits:  Benefit package included.

Schedule:  Full-time, Hybrid

Zip code: 20742

Job ID: #65263AA

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