- Provide quality, accurate individual academic advising to 300-350 first-year, transfer, and undecided students, including special populations (academically at-risk, provisional, academic warning or probation or conditionally readmitted, Summer First students and students with physical or learning disabilities), following a developmental philosophy of advising as defined by NACADA and CAS standards and maintain appropriate records.
- Work with students to develop an academic plan by exploring interests, discussing majors and course options, setting realistic goals and addressing academic concerns.
- Refer advisees to other campus resources as appropriate.
- Academic advising is defined as providing effective interpersonal guidance, information and assistance in identifying, developing, and implementing strategies supportive of individual academic and career goals.
- The ultimate goal of this approach is the development of the individual.Instruct students through individual, small group and workshop settings on technology-driven planning tools and resources, general education requirements, institutional policies and procedures, and the connection between majors, careers and transferrable skills.
- This results in students developing critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills that can be showcased in the classroom and beyond.
- Engage in the College community by developing and cultivating relationships with campus partners particularly in ways strategic to the Academic Advising and Planning Center’s focus on student success.
- Plan and implement co-curricular and collaborative programs as necessary to meet the mission of College of Charleston, including but not limited to New Student Orientation, Open House and Accepted Student Weekend.
- Actively seek and provide professional development opportunities by identifying and participating in occasions to maintain and improve expertise in advising, teaching and specialty areas.
- Actively participate and help execute advising assessment related initiatives.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé and advising philosophy to be considered for this position.
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