The Academic Advising Coordinator'Â?Â?s primary responsibilities center on supporting all aspects of advising and academics within the College of Natural Resources and Environment. This includes, but is not limited to: - Coordinating academic advising within the college, providing support and training to faculty advisors, keeping up-to-date with university policies regarding academics, and coordinating tutoring, retention and support for undergraduates in the college. - Assist to recruit and advise prospective transfer students and coordinate summer orientation for transfers. Advise potential transfer students from within the university. - Provide advising to students and faculty regarding preparation for course request. - Oversee registration for classes. - Serve as a member of the Academic Programs Office team assisting with recruitment, orientation, and commencement. - Recruit, advise, and coordinate activities of college ambassadors. - Serve as college liaison to Registrar'Â?Â?s office regarding university transfer guide, transfer equivalency database, degree analysis and graduation issues. - Work with departments and Registrar's office to clear CNRE undergraduates for graduation. - Maintain records of curricula changes that impact degree completion, advise faculty & students related to changes. - Represent the Academic Programs Office and CNRE to various committees, including the CNRE Student Policies and Affairs Committee and other college and university committees as appropriate. - Maintain communication with counterparts in other colleges within Virginia Tech.
Bachelor's degree; demonstrated advising and counseling knowledge related to college students; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to work with diverse populations of students;some evening and weekend work is required.
Masters degree. Familiarity with natural resource programs. Ability to multi-task within a high traffic, student centered environment. Demonstrated understanding of the programs at Virginia Tech relevant to curricular issues and success of students. A strong desire to help students and ensure all are successful. Ability to advise students and help them identify their best career options. Ability and willingness to be flexible in task assignments and adapt to changing situations. In addition to the above required qualifications, the successful candidate should have history of collaboration and the ability to be a collegial departmental, college, and university citizen.