Job Positions

Director of Advising

Categories: Not Region Specific


College of Business and Economics


Radford University

Date Posted:

Jul 25 2018 10:00PM

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Position Description

Director of Advising - Radford University College of Business and Economics (COBE)


Serve as Director of Advising for the College of Business and Economics by providing developmental advising, appropriate record keeping regarding general education and major requirements, advising on academic policies and procedures, transfer student information and evaluations, graduate applications, new student orientation and office administration. Supervise and train advising staff. Process routine forms, monitor student progress, supervise and schedule advising staff, and manage the Advising Center budget.

Application Process

A complete job description and application are available at Review of applications will begin on August 6, 2018.

Institution Information

All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS - Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility. Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should call (540) 831-5008 (voice) or (540) 831-5128 (TTY). If you need access to a computer, you may visit our office at 314B Tyler Avenue, Radford, Virginia, or the local Virginia Employment Commission. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Dr. Dan Davidson Search Committee Chair College of Business and Economics 540-831-5071


Required Qualifications


Advanced degree and extensive experience in education, counseling or advising or equivalent training, education, or experience. Experience in planning and implementing programming for student recruitment and/or retention activities, or related events like commencement and workshops. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, customer service, and time management skills. Must be able to make independent judgments, analyze and solve problems, manage multiple tasks, work independently as a self-starter. Ability to use current office software such as Microsoft Office. Must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience interpreting, applying university, state and federal policies/procedures. Demonstrated experience in advising in a higher education academic setting. Previous experience/knowledge working with Banner, SSB Banner, Starfish, and eVA. Participation in the delivery of in-service training to practitioners on academic advising and information procedures. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues. Supervisory experience.