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Business Enrollment Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Division of Business and Leadership


Marymount California University

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Position Description
With campuses on Southern California’s picturesque Palos Verdes Peninsula, in the vibrant urban community of San Pedro in Los Angeles, and the rural, Northern California community of Lake County, Marymount California University (MCU) is a student-centered, Catholic learning environment for students of all faiths who seek to transform their lives and achieve their academic, professional, and life goals. MCU offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including Bachelor degree programs in Business, Media Studies, Liberal Arts, Psychology and Master degrees (M.S.) programs in Community Psychology, Leadership & Global Development, and a M.B.A. At Marymount, our caring faculty and staff are the catalyst for the remarkable transformation taking place in our students and for the meaningful integration of teaching, learning, scholarship, and service. We are currently accepting applications for: BUSINESS ENROLLMENT ADVISORWaterfront Campus, San Pedro, CA Available July 1, 2015The Business Enrollment Advisor is a full-time administrative position within the Division of Business and Leadership The Business Enrollment Advisor will work directly with current and prospective students. 

Application Process
Candidates should send a letter of application, resume, names of three references, and a salary history to:
Karen Thordarson,
Director of Human Resources,
Marymount California University,
30800 Palos Verdes Dr. East, Rancho
 Palos Verdes, CA 90275-6299.

Please send application materials electronically
Preferred application deadline is March 27, 2015. 

•Provide academic advising to current and prospective Business and Graduate students (e.g. develop educational plans and choose courses, update advising files, route petitions, follow up on transfer credit evaluation or prior learning assessment)
•Assist prospective and continuing students through the registration process. Follow up with Registrar, Financial Aid and other offices across the university to resolve more complex student issues, such as for students transferring in or out of MCU
•Participate in orientation activities for new Business and Graduate students
•Coordinate and promote pertinent program workshops (info sessions, speakers, social events) 

Institution Information
Marymount California University,
30800 Palos Verdes Dr. East,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-6299.
Phone: (310) 303-7232

Contact Information
Karen Thordarson


Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required with professional experience in advising, enrollment services or other academic student services area in higher education, working with undergraduate, graduate and transfer students. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent conflict resolution, written, and oral communication skills and will possess a strong attention to detail. 

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of degree auditing and reporting systems and a familiarity with CAMS.