Job Positions

Academic Advisor III

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

College of Public Health

Institution:

University of Georgia

Date Posted:

07/13/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

This position provides academic advisement for College of Public Health majors. 

Duties

Advises students in planning a UGA program of study in Public Health.

Assists students with registration each semester.

Develops and maintains advisement files and data management via computer programs.

Communicates with College Student Affairs Office concerning new majors, transfers, student problems, policies and degree requirements. Meets with students to provide information about the majors in Public Health. Sends written materials to individuals as needed.

Assists students who are having academic difficulties. Completes graduation check sheets in consultation with students.

Application Process

https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=270838

Institution Information

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Completion of a Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment and five years appropriate experience OR Master's degree and two years of appropriate experience; OR seven years of progressively responsible experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.  

Knowledge of the fields of public health. Familiar with university degree requirements and academic advisement procedures. Ability to interpret academic transcripts and student records, clearly communicate degree requirements and options, plan programs of study, propose solutions to academic problems and discuss possible careers with students. Skilled in oral/written communication. Possess good interpersonal relations and patience in working with students. Ability to appropriately schedule time and organize records. Word processing and data-base management using Microsoft Office; ability to use IMS system student advisement; knowledge of e-mail, internet and other software used by a University.  

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree preferred. Academic advisement experience.