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Academic Advisor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The closing date has been extended in order to expand the original applicant pool. When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A resume/CV; and 2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position. 3) Submit the names of at least three professional references, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process. 4) A one page statement outlining how your experience, education and/or training will help to build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community. For additional information please contact: Kathy Westberg School Operations Manager 101 Kearney Hall 541-737-1786 Kathy.westberg@oregonstate.edu OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Position Details

Position Information

Department Sch of Civil/Constr Engr (ECC)
Position Title Consultant-Acad Advisor/Couns
Job Title Academic Advisor
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
Position Summary

The School of Civil and Construction Engineering is seeking an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.

The Academic Advisor is responsible for advising undergraduate students in the School of CCE regarding curriculum and program requirements. The Academic Advisor is empowered to mentor and guide students through achieving their personal, professional, and educational goals by helping them to develop academic plans for success. The Academic Advisor represents the School and College at recruitment, orientation and retention events, and provides appropriate School, College and University information to prospective students. The Academic Advisor is also responsible for sustaining an environment of academic and professional excellence for students and educational team members. Innovation, positive thinking and expansion is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Position Duties

75% Advising/Mentoring

Provide advising/mentoring for undergraduate majors in CCE, based on advising guidelines developed by the School. Review students’ academic progress; resolve problems related to curriculum and course prerequisites; devise appropriate plans for success.

Evaluate and maintain student academic records.

Represent CCE at the College of Engineering (COE) Advisor meetings and participate in decisions on COE policies regarding academic regulations, college-wide orientation sessions and courses, and professional school application processes.

Interact with faculty, university personnel and external contacts. Explain policies and procedures to students related to admission to professional school and all other academic administrative requirements for School, College, and University. Provide guidance and information on academic success resources available on campus. Participate in the Student orientation, advising and registration (START) program and other CCE and COE recruiting events.

15% Program/Administrative support

Perform necessary administrative tasks to support advising and mentoring requirements. Prepare and complete graduation and professional program audits. Develop materials used to communicate educational programs and course selection options, to recruit students and to promote the educational programs, including the use of website and printed marketing materials.

5% Service

Serve on School, College, and University committees; participate in professional activities’ and interact with students and student groups as directed by the School Head or faculty.

5% Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Bachelor degree in education, engineering, or other related field.

Experience in undergraduate advising.

Ability to work effectively with students and keep accurate student records.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Ability to take initiative in organizing programs, planning events, preparing advising materials, and communicating with other advisors and program heads.

Demonstrate commitment to promoting and enhancing inclusiveness, collaboration and diversity.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Masters Degree in college student services administration, career counseling, education, engineering, or other related field.

At least two years experience in a college or university setting in academic advising, advising support, student services, or career counseling.

Experience with Elucian Banner SIS and Data Warehouse (DW), MyDegrees, or other similar databases, including developing and using queries. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Access, and Publisher.

Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive and objective customer service approach and attitude even when confronted with difficult advising and counseling situations.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Some evening and weekend work is required.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P01640UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 11/20/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 10/04/2017
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 11/30/2017
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants

The closing date has been extended in order to expand the original applicant pool.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Submit the names of at least three professional references, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
4) A one page statement outlining how your experience, education and/or training will help to build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community.

For additional information please contact:
Kathy Westberg
School Operations Manager
101 Kearney Hall
541-737-1786
Kathy.westberg@oregonstate.edu

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References
  4. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents