Job Positions

Academic Counselor

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

College of Liberal Arts

Institution:

University of Mississippi

Date Posted:

07/25/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

This position provides academic counseling through advising, guiding, and registering students. The incumbent advises and counsels students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements and course selection; participates in activities associated with the registration of students; monitors student academic progress, and maintains student record files.

Duties

Advises and counsels students and potential students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements, course selection, and related functions by utilizing undergraduate and graduate catalogs as well as other information.

Maintains current information concerning major and minor requirements as well as degree requirements in the various academic areas.

Communicates with academic departments, administrative offices, branch campuses, and other applicable offices to ensure compliance with current requirements and procedures.

Assists students, faculty and departments with questions regarding academic rules, regulations, and policies.

Establishes and maintains student record files for class credit and transfer work.

Monitors students’ academic progress through the course of degree program.

Counsels students regarding degree program options to ensure students can make informed decisions about degree choices.

Reviews and evaluates degree applications.

Audits records of potential graduating seniors and certifies the records of graduates and honor students to the Office of the Registrar.

Provides recommendations related to academic scheduling and frequency of courses offered.

This position may require occasional travel to various off-campus locations related to the position and may require hours outside of the normal 8 – 5 workday.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Advises students and potential students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements, course selection, and related functions.

2. Communicates with various offices to ensure compliance with current requirements and procedures.

3. Participates in activities associated with the registration of students.

Application Process

https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/12337

Institution Information

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Additional Information

$15.40/hr - $19.76/hr

Contact Information

 

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

Preferred Qualifications