Provide academic advising services to assigned students:
- Advise students regarding: programs of study and the development of appropriate academic plans based on pre-professional health track of interest.
- Guide students through health science program admissions requirements.
- Provide feedback to students on their application competitiveness.
- Write letters of recommendation and letters of support for students.
- Assist students in identifying their interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career.
- Introduce students to opportunities that will enrich their academic experience, facilitate their academic and personal and professional development, and support their educational success.
- Make appropriate referrals to other university resources. • Participate in and provide feedback on training and professional development activities.
- Create and update workshop presentations both online and in person.
- Conduct 15-20 presentations per semester.
- Teach courses as needed.
3. Collaborate with university partners on matters that impact student recruitment, success, and retention:
- Participate in recruitment activities, programs, and initiatives.
- Provide advising information to prospective students and/or parents.
- Provide advising services to students during New Student Orientation
- Support departmental and University retention initiatives.
- Contact continuing students who do not register for classes.
4. Maintain accurate and confidential records of student information, including advising interactions:
- Document all advising interactions with students.
- Maintain accurate and confidential records on students.
5. Monitor student progression in degree
program and establish advising checkpoints:
- Use the Student Success Collaborative (SSC) advising platform to establish targeted student populations on caseload for more intensive advising.
- Use DegreeWorks to determine student’s progress in completing degree requirements.
- Meet all students on assigned caseload at least twice a semester.
- A minimum of one year of professional experience in a college or university setting.
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
- Experience working within healthcare, STEM fields or in providing advising to populations interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare field.
- Demonstrated experience providing academic, career, or individualized counseling in a social services or K-12 education setting.
- Demonstrated experience with public speaking in small and large groups.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must upload a resume, cover letter, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references as part of this application process. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://www.vcujobs.com. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2019
. The pay range is $38,000 - $40,000.