Academic Advisor

Fayetteville State University
April 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title: Academic Advisor

Working Title: Academic Advisor Position Number: 006353 Full-Time Or Part-Time: Full Time Time Limited Position: Yes Number of Vacancies: 1 Department: Bronco One Stop Posting Number: 0401572 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Professional Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Fayetteville State University's Office of College Access Programs is designed to provide low-income/potential first-generation college students with support services that will enhance their academic skills, thereby ensuring that these students will complete high school and enroll in and complete programs of postsecondary education.

The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified high school seniors and adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The program also provides services to improve the financial and economic literacy of participants. An important objective of the program is to counsel participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills, and to assist in the application process. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of high school seniors and adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.

Description of Work Continued:

Primary purpose of position is to aid under-represented populations in postsecondary education with college entry and matriculation through assistance with financial aid and college admission applications.

Minimum Education And Experience Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree required. Prefer a degree in social sciences, counseling or related fields. A minimum of two years of advising, recruitment, counseling, coaching or tutoring experience. Two years of proven experience working with adult learners preferred.

Must be able to relate to low-income/potential first generation students; ability to follow directions to implement evidence-based program; excellent organizational skills to document services accurately and meet deadlines; effective interpersonal and oral communication skills; and an interest in working with adult learners.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities: Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants residing in Cumberland County; however, applicant will also have to travel to five (5) county target areas – Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson Counties as needed.

Special Instructions To Applicants: Closing Date: 04/03/2023 Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you now have a Bachelor's Degree?
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you answered yes to the question, "Do you have a bachelor's degree", what was your major?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you possess a minimum of two years experience in advising, counseling, coaching or tutoring experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience working with adult learners?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your experience serving low-income or underrepresented students and/or your experience with student recruitment?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you able to travel in the following counties: Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Optional & Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
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