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  • Academic Advisor, Appalachian State University (Boone, NC )

    Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
    - Assisting undergraduate Health Sciences students develop appropriate and realistic academic plans.
    - Assisting students with course selection and obtaining or granting special permissions for course enrollment when needed.
    - Monitoring academic progress.
    - Assisting students having academic difficulty with strategies for achieving academic success.
    - Disseminating information about academic programs and policies to new and continuing students.
    - Serving as a liaison with the assigned academic department(s).
    - Facilitating new student and transfer orientation sessions as needed.
    - Participating in Open House and Commencement as needed.
    - Making appropriate referrals.
    - Providing guidance to faculty and staff on student issues and academic policies.
    - Other duties or special projects as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications
    - Master’s Degree from an accredited institution by September 1, 2022.
    - At least one year of professional experience working as an advisor in higher education.
    - Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
    - Strong organizational ability with attention to detail and accuracy.
    - Proficiency using Google G-Suite.
    - Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

    Preferred Qualifications
    - Master’s degree earned in student development, counseling, higher education, or a related field.
    - Familiarity with Appalachian State University academic policies and procedures.