Job Positions

Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

Business Advisement Center

Institution:

Missouri State University

Date Posted:

Sep 18 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:

10/5/18 First date of consideration
 

Position Description

The Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist is responsible for assisting assigned business students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for the stated educational goals of students and assisting in the development and implementation of a retention plan for the College of Business designed to assist students in progressing towards degree completion. The Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist assists in planning, organizing, and presenting individual and group advisement sessions for business students (including transfer and prospective students) and assists with Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration Program (SOAR).

Duties

The Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist is responsible for assisting assigned business students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for the stated educational goals of students and assisting in the development and implementation of a retention plan for the College of Business designed to assist students in progressing towards degree completion.

Application Process

http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/41526

Institution Information

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence, and community engagement.

Additional Information

Other: The scope of the position requires occasional weekend and evening work particularly during scheduled advisement/registration periods. The position may require travel, including overnight travel.

Contact Information

http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/41526

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field is required Experience: At least six months of work experience in higher education or customer service is required. Skills: Strong oral and written communications skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, including conflict management, are required. Computer literacy, including word processing and database management are required. Organizational and time management skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Business Administration is preferred. Experience in academic advising is preferred. Extensive knowledge of the University, its requirements and regulations, is preferred.