Job Positions

First Year Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

University Advising Center

Institution:

University of South Carolina

Date Posted:

05/24/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

The First-Year Academic Advisor provides individual advising to approximately 300 assigned students (first-year students, transfer students, or both) to assist in transitioning to college, academic planning and progression, and engagement on campus. Advisors possess a working knowledge of college curriculums, university policy, and campus resources. Advisors communicate and meet regularly with students, their assigned College, and the University Advising Center. In addition, this position must maintain an average advising schedule of 30 hours per week, manage student caseloads, participate in on-going training and certification, host various outreach events, intervene with students, and regularly use available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising.  

Duties

 

Application Process

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1495634353718

Institution Information

 

Additional Information

$37,170

Contact Information

 

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience. 

This position requires strong critical thinking, memorization, attention to detail, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and student affairs and academic affairs units. The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgement and discretion, making decisions on a regular basis that impact student welfare and the institution.  

Preferred Qualification