The purpose of this position is to support the advising and student services in the Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering. The Academic Advisor reports to the Assistant Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies. The Advisor will assist in coordinating the undergraduate program, which currently has approximately 375 students.
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
- Bachelor’s degree
- 2 years experience in an academic environment. Experience may be substituted by an equivalent combination of graduate level education and experience.
- Expert competency in word processing, spreadsheets
- Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Ability to use technology effectively.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
- Experience in Higher Education.
- A working knowledge of SIS, u.achieve, and other University electronic systems related to student records and advising.
- Expert competence in creating pivot tables, charts, Google forms, using spreadsheet, presentation, word processing packages.
- Commitment to higher education administration and experience working with diverse groups of students.