The individual in this position will serve as the primary advisor for undergraduate students in the department of Biosystems Engineering. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Lead student advising efforts in the department and ensure that faculty members are current on advising policies and procedures; assign faculty mentors to students; submit and monitor course substitution paperwork and similar forms; assist students with quesitons regarding topics such as transfer credits, transient status, dual enrollment, GAP policies, academic warning/academic suspension, scheduling and course conflict, pre-requisite errors, Degree Works, and academic-grievance issues; maintain and update curriculum options for the BSEN program; perform departmental degree audits for assigned undergraduate students within 30 hours of graduating; ensure Degree Works is accurate; maintain list of students on academic warning status and notify faculty mentors of said status; promote college and university resources available to students including academic tutoring, counseling, financial aid, and accessibility support; promote and support departmental activities and student recruitment and retention activities by representing the department at events such as SOS, Camp War Eagle, TALONS, Inside Ag Hill, tours/informational events, and Tiger Friday Recruitment sessions; coordinate and participate in BSEN recruiting efforts including student visits, program inquiries and communications, and off-campus recruiting events; conduct presentation on department programs to various entities both on campus and off-campus; assist faculty and students with internships, Co-Op, special problems, directed research, and study-abroad opportunities for undergraduate programs; manage documentation and related forms for engineering accreditation; assist with various program/curriculum activities to include maintaining long-range teaching schedule and loading classes into Banner; coordinate with ASABE student chapter, Alpha Epsilon, and other student organizations about relevant department and student activities; assist in maintaining and updating departmental clientele/alumni database; develop effective linkages with key clientele groups such as K-12 teachers and counselors, industry personnel, and community colleges; manage marketing activities by coordinating communication plans and reviews on websites and brochures; develop promotional materials for programs and activities; maintain departmental social media (Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) accounts; maintain updated promotional material on departmental monitors; develop and maintain a departmental newsletter; and perform other duties as assigned.
$35,000 - $58,400
Dr. Oladiran Fasina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; three (3) years of experience in advising in higher education, and in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of advising policies, practices, and procedures at the post- secondary level.
- Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience.
- Excellent communication, planning, organizational, and analytical skills are also required.
- Applicants should have in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of advising policies, practices, and procedures at the post- secondary level.
- A Master's degree; familiarity with and understanding of curriculum of STEM majors; experience handling student records and analyzing student academic progress; experience with Banner Student Information system, DegreeWorks, and Student Success Collaborative Campus platforms.