Academic Advisor II
Categories: Southeast Region 4
|College of Computing
|Georgia Institute of Technology
|Open Until Filled
Provide information and counsel to undergraduate and graduate students within an assigned area regarding their academic pursuits and progress. Prepare and maintain associated student records. Usually concentrate in graduate programs or specialized academic area. May provide work direction to Academic Advisor Is and administrative support staff.
- Meet with students concerning questions and issues regarding various aspects of their academic program. May include questions regarding academic program requirements, registration, permits, overloads, degree petitions, change of major, commencement, curriculum, academic progress, and Institute policy
- Perform reference searches and records access in conjunction with student inquiries.
- Respond to academic administration and faculty requests for assistance in administrative, recruitment or student related matters.
- Prepare assessment reports; maintain student related records, files and databases;
- Review, approve and process curriculum related actions.
- Interact with other academic units in conjunction with joint programs
- May schedule and coordinate student events.
- May provide input to academic unit's planning efforts.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
The College of Computing's progressive approach to educating future computer scientists includes exposure to and participation in a notably broad computing research agenda. Ranging from the foundations of computer science to the boundaries of scientific computing to the intersection of humans and computers, the College of Computing's research programs are recognized for their real-world applicability, social and scientific impact, and world-class leadership.
- Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Work Experience: Four to five years job related experience
- Certifications: N/A
- Skills: This job requires knowledge of advanced university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic computer skills.
- Preferred Education: Master's degree
- Preferred Work Experience: Experience advising graduate students, especially online students, in Computer Science or closely related fields; Experience processing graduate admissions applications
- Preferred Certifications: N/A
- Preferred Skills: Proficiency with BANNER, DegreeWorks, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Office applications; Ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultures