Graduate Academic Advisor Coordinator

North Carolina State University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$42,000 - $56,000
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192577EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Graduate Academic Advisor Coordinator Anticipated Hiring Range $42,000 - $56,000 Work Schedule Weekdays, 8 work hours per day, generally falling between 8:00am and 5:00pm Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Sociology and Anthropology About the Department

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at NC State University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and public outreach. The department offers undergraduate degrees in anthropology, criminology and sociology, and graduate degrees in anthropology (MA) and sociology (MA, PhD). The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS).

The Department enrolls 520 undergraduate majors and provides ca. 25,000 semester credit hours of undergraduate instruction each academic year. In addition, the Department has approximately 40 Masters students and 50 PhD students during a typical year. Approximately 70 of these students are in the sociology PhD program, and 20 are in the anthropology MA program.

For more information about our program please visit https: //

Essential Job Duties

This Graduate Academic Advisor Coordinator will provide academic advising in the MA in Anthropology and PhD in Sociology programs. This includes assessing students' needs, goals, interests, and prior academic experiences in order to guide them in the design and implementation of a successful academic plan. The advisor will be expected to collaborate with Anthropology and Sociology faculty members to address the academic advising needs of Anthropology and Sociology graduate students, particularly students completing coursework for their degrees. The advisor will act as a resource for faculty and students on issues related to implementation of curricula and academic policies. The advisor will help students make transitions and complete degree milestones and access the full range of university resources.

Additional responsibilities consist of assisting with student orientation and recruiting events; assisting graduate program directors in implementation of projects and activities pertaining to student advising, assessment, and wellness; managing travel authorization and reimbursement requests and assistantship appointments for students; and serving as point of contact for current and prospective Anthropology and Sociology students. The advisor is expected to conduct meetings/conference calls after 5:00pm and/or on weekends to accommodate the needs of the graduate student population.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • Professional administrative experience and demonstrated ability to master knowledge of database software such as SIS (student information systems).
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and at least 1 year experience in student support and relevant administrative work.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 05/12/2023

    Anticipated Close Date Open until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please include as attachments a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00042576

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 168301 - Sociology & Anthropology AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  • Carolina Job Finder/Employment Guide
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  • Dress for Success
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  • Job Fair (Identify Job Fair in question #2 below)
  • Direct Contact from NSCU Representative (identify person in question #2 below)
  • Other
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  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Ohter)
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is your highest educational degree?
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • PhD or equivalent
  • None of the above.
  • Which of the following best describes your experience working in a college or university environment?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • 1-2 years
  • 3-5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Which of the following best describes your experience doing administrative work or data management?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • 1-2 years
  • 3-5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

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