Assistant Seminar Director and Academic Advisor

Montana State University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$27.62
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Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 23180

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Emily Edwards at (406) 994-3517 or [email protected].

Classification Title Program Mgr Working Title Assistant Seminar Director and Academic Advisor Brief Position Overview

The University Studies Assistant Seminar Director and Academic Advisor works closely with the University Studies Seminar Director to deliver US 101US and US 460 while also providing academic advising to students through the University Studies Academic Advising Center.

Position Number 4M0096 Department University Studies Division Office of Academic Affairs Appointment Type Classified Contract Term Fiscal Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify End date FLSA Exempt Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining FTE 1.0 Benefits Eligible Eligible Salary $27.62 per hour Contract Type Classified Salary If other, please specify Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

University Studies is part of MSU's Advising Commons and serves as the academic home to exploring and undecided students. University Studies serves over 7000 students each year by providing academic advising to undecided and exploring students as well offering supplemental advising to students within declared majors. University Studies also offers two US core courses, US 101US and COMX 111US, which are taken by over 1300 students each year.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Seminar Director with all facets of US 101 First-Year Seminar including, curriculum development and assessment; hiring and managing NTT and peer mentors; facilitating weekly instructor meetings and US 460 Peer Leadership; representing University Seminars on campus committees; collaborating with a wide campus constituency on first-year student programming.
  • Teach minimum of one section of US 101US each academic year.
  • Provide academic advising and participate in advising activities for University Studies and Advising Commons.
  • Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Master's degree in relevant area.
  • College level teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues.
  • Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Teaching experience in a first-year seminar.
  • Curriculum development and assessment experience.
  • Experience in academic advising, particularly advising undeclared students.
  • Familiarity with MSU policies, procedures, resources, and curriculum.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple academic and student success departments.
  • The Successful Candidate Will

  • Possess a deep understanding of developmental and academic needs and issues faced by first-year students.
  • Have ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Possess excellent oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Have outstanding organizational and record-keeping skills.
  • Be able to take initiative and work well independently.
  • Work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals.
  • Foster excellent working relationships with and mentor course instructors, peer mentors, and students.
  • Forge strong, positive, interactions with departmental and other campus colleagues to enhance the mission of first-year seminars, programming, and academic advising at MSU.
  • Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

    Please note this position will have responsibilities that fall outside the hours of 8am-5pm.

    This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Physical Demands

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    This position has supervisory duties? Yes

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search. Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Applications will be:

    Screening of applications will begin immediately ; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

    Special Instructions Diversity Statement

    Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

    In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran's preference please complete the veteran's preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

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