Sr. Academic Advisor
Virginia Commonwealth University 140 reviews - Richmond, VA

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The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking a professional faculty member to work closely with the Undergraduate Program Coordinator to oversee advising of 2,000 undergraduate students. The individual will be responsible for aiding in the Wilder School's student recruitment, advising, and program reporting efforts include serving as a liaison with university offices, faculty, students, and the public, responding to email, phone calls, and in-person student inquiries regarding undergraduate programs, student advising from initial application to graduation and first level review of graduation applications, processing of forms and paperwork (special action forms, Academic Regulations Appeals Committee (ARAC) paperwork, overrides and course overloads, course maintenance forms), completion of annual program reporting and evaluation documenting student and program performance, assistance with hiring, training, and supervision of graduate student advisors, and assistance with special events programming.

Qualifications: This position requires a Master's Degree with a minimum of three years working in an advising and/or related field. The ideal candidate must demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Application Process: Applications for this position must be submitted via email and must include a cover letter and a detailed resume, and three references, to Ms. Tina Braden at References will not be contacted without checking with the candidate. The tentative start date for this position is March 10, 2013. For more information about our programs, please visit our website at Virginia Commonwealth University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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