Job Positions

Academic Counselor

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

School of Business Administration

Institution:

University of Mississippi

Date Posted:

10/17/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

This position provides academic counseling through advising, guiding, and registering students. The incumbent advises and counsels students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements and course selection; participates in activities associated with the registration of students; monitors student academic progress, and maintains student record files.

Duties

  • Provides information to students and potential students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements, course selection, and related functions by utilizing undergraduate and graduate catalogs as well as other information.
  • Maintains interface with academic areas and applicable administrative offices to ensure compliance with current requirements and procedures.
  • Prepares operational reports and analysis setting forth progress and adverse trends.
  • Maintains current information concerning admission requirements as well as degree requirements in the various academic areas.
  • Establishes and maintains student record files and assists with class rolls, grades and permanent records.
  • Monitors students’ academic progress through the course of degree programs.
  • Aids and assists students in completing required admission forms.Interfaces with various segments of the community to determine the need for credit and non-credit programs for recommendation.
  • Counsels students regarding degree program options to ensure students can make informed decisions about degree choices.
  • Provides recommendations related to academic scheduling and frequency of courses offered.
  • Verifies transfer credits for selected programs.
  • Participates in university sponsored recruiting activities.
  • Participates in Graduation Ceremony for the School of Business Administration.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
  • Advises students and potential students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements, course selection, and related functions.
  • Communicates with Admissions, Graduate School, academic areas, and/or applicable administrative offices to ensure compliance with current requirements and procedures.
  • Participates in activities associated with the registration of students.

Application Information

https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/12823

Institution Information

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. With more than 24,000 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community action.

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Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 or more years of experience related to duties.