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Kansas Employer Academic Advisor - Student Success Programs in Pittsburg, Kansas

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Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for Academic Advisors in the Student Success Program department.The primary function of the Academic Advisor is to advise undergraduate students regarding program requirements, course selection, and class scheduling.

Duties and Responsibilities of Position:

Academic Student Advisement 95%

  • Advise students about academic requirements and selection of courses

  • Disseminate information on institutional policies and procedures

  • Understand the institution\'s interpretation of FERPA rules for the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.

  • Review and interpretation of placement and other standardized test scores, unofficial transcripts, and courses prerequisites

{=html} <!-- --> - Perform and interpret degree audits

  • Identify options for students to satisfy degree requirements; assist students in completion

  • Monitor student registration activities and recommend solutions to academic difficulties

  • Maintain systematic and frequent contact with advisees

  • Coordinate communication to the students regarding such things as registration and academic probation; this could include the maintenance of a student listserv

{=html} <!-- --> - Maintain accurate records (including electronic records) of interactions with students

  • Be a student advocate when appropriate

  • Serve as liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, colleges, and departments.

  • Refer students to the appropriate specialized staff for such issues as comprehensive counseling, financial assistance, study abroad, etc.

  • Participate in orientations for the first-time college students and transfer students

{=html} <!-- --> - Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates

  • Engage in professional development activities, which may include but are not limited to, memberships in professional organizations; attendance at conferences, workshops, division, and department training sessions; stay current with information technology skills

  • Participate in the planning, implementation, and the evaluation of the academic advisement program\'s goals and objectives.

  • Participate in institutional student development and retention programs

  • Serve as resource for faculty/staff

{=html} <!-- --> - Develop advising materials and presentations to support individual and group student sessions

  • Demonstrate respect for all individuals

Other Duties as assigned 5%

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Academic Advising
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