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Academic Success Advs Coord

Job Type
Experience Level
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $50K - $53K

Job Description

The School of Social Transformation in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking a dynamic and outgoing Academic Success Advising Coordinator to join our current advising team of three energetic members. This advisor will be responsible for internship development/career advising for students in SST as well as providing academic advising support for the various interdisciplinary degrees and programs both in person and online for over 700 students pursuing majors in Justice Studies, Women and Gender Studies, African and African American Studies, Asian Pacific American Studies, American Studies and more. This position acts as a key contributor to creating and promoting career development and has the opportunity to develop new and exciting curriculum and coursework around this important topic. This position is also key in helping to support student retention and graduation to ensure students make timely progress toward degree completion through a range of in-person and virtual academic counseling and support strategies.

Under supervision of the Manager, Academic Advising, the Academic Success Advising Coordinator uses independent analysis and judgement to develop, coordinate, and supervise complex and varied administrative tasks in order to provide exemplary career and academic advising services to the SST community. The position encompasses two distinct areas of responsibility: Internship development and coordination as well as academic advising for the many degree programs in SST.

Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Requires some attendance at evening and weekend events.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field and two (2) years or more of the following: advising or related student services utilizing a proactive and innovative approach which results in demonstrated outcomes in Academic Success Advising Coordinator retention, graduation, and academic planning; Or, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

ASU’s School of Social Transformation, the first of its kind in the U.S., unites students and faculty across academic boundaries to create social change that is democratic, inclusive, and just. Home to African and African American studies, Asian Pacific American studies, Justice studies, Social and Cultural Pedagogy, American studies and Women and Gender studies, we pursue social justice by studying the intersections of gender, race, and class with real-world challenges. Discover more at http://sst.clas.asu.edu.

ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.
Flexible work options
• Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
• Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with undergraduate college level academic advising
  • Experience with internship programs/ assessment/ development
  • Experience working in career services
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and theories in public and higher education, college academic advising, student recruitment, retention, and student success
  • Experience in developing and maintaining professional working relationships while working in a team environment
  • Experience using student information systems such as PeopleSoft, Salesforce, and DARS.
  • Experience with computer programs including the internet and Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Experience in offering a high level, fast paced customer service in a student services environment that prioritizes the success of a student in their approach to academic advising
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, faculty, students, administration and other interested parties

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Essential Duties

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a viable internship program placement including building partnerships, site contracts, student placement and assessment as well as career-planning and employment strategies for student
  • Develop student opportunities for experiential endeavors locally, state-wide, nationally and internationally and maintain database for tracking purposes
  • Develop and revise internship policies and procedures; develop an internship manual; assist in marketing the services and programs of SST by developing appropriate recruitment materials
  • Teach the internship course for SST programs with the opportunity to create new exciting courses and curriculum
  • Work collaboratively with faculty leads and administration to create policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of internships and the curriculum
  • Advise students and work closely with students to provide support and counsel in order to identify academic options such as: degree programs, extracurricular activities, study abroad program(s), research and internships that align with academic and career goals.
  • Assist students in resolving academic issues; make appropriate and timely referrals for non-academic issues and/or concerns to applicable services including, but not limited to: student health, counseling & consultation, and career services.
  • Monitor student academic progress through a variety of reporting tools including eAdvisor, DARS, Advisor Portal, and Salesforce
  • Participate in recruitment/admissions, retention, career development, and student engagement activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.