Academic Advisor
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA

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Isenberg School of Management

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Under the direction of the Associate and Assistant Dean, provides comprehensive advising for Isenberg students in eight majors, double majors, dual degrees, minors, as well as University undeclared and exploratory students. Works closely with other advising personnel to ensure high quality advising and academic services for all students, with particular emphasis on programmatic needs for first-year, transfer, and at-risk students. Teaches a one-credit seminar which includes topics of adjustment to college, student success, career exploration, and helps with goal setting and the decision making process related to choosing a major both within and outside of the Isenberg School. Uses computer-based registration and academic records technology, such as Spire and Moodle. Responsive to the needs of a large number of highly diverse students and works in a high volume and fast-paced work environment.

Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in counseling, business, psychology, student personnel higher education administration or related field with 3 years of academic advising (preferably in higher education) or other relevant experience; or Master’s degree in counseling, business, psychology, student personnel higher education administration or related field with 1 year of academic advising (preferably in higher education) or other relevant experience. Experience with and willingness to support the needs of a large, culturally diverse undergraduate population. Ability and willingness to travel and work occasional nights and weekends. Excellent communication skills and skill in small group presentations. (University level teaching experience preferred).

Hiring Salary Range: $40,100 – $50,300

Normal Starting Salary Range: $40,100 – $45,200

Please send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Search #R43269, Employment Office, Room 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. The priority deadline for applications is April 5, 2013, and we will continue to accept applications until a successful candidate is found.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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