Academic Adviser

Company Name:
Oakland University
## Minimum Qualifications
Master's Degree in Education (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Minimum of two years of experience in an educational setting. Demonstrated skill in working with students to achieve educational goals. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students. Ability to work collaboratively with academic colleagues in development of academic advising protocol and programs to retain students in their first year of college and move them into their major course of study. Possess strong technical and database skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with others.
## Desired Qualifications
Minimum of two years advising or counseling experience in an educational setting including use and interpretation of career exploration tools. Career Development Facilitator ("CDF") certificate and/or coursework in major and career exploration. Experience with an integrated student record system.
## All Qualifications
All minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and absolute discretion may be considered.
## Position Purpose
The mission of the First Year Center is to reach out to all incoming students to develop a best fit choice major, create a graduation plan, and identify and assist students facing challenges along the way. Each academic adviser in the First Year Advising Center will manage a caseload of students and will assist them in all facets of academic planning and transition to college life. Each adviser in the First Year Advising Center will serve as a liaison to a professional school or the College of Arts and Sciences to insure effective communication in the interest of student progress and engagement. Each adviser will have a role in retention initiatives at the departmental and university-wide level.
Position Number: 988812
Requisition Number: S00113
Salary Range/Pay Rate: Salary up to the low $40s.
Position Notes: Compensation commensurate with education and experience. For more information on Oakland University's salary structure and fringe benefits, please go to our website at /
Employee Group/Grade: AP Band M
Job Category: Administrative-Professional
Work Schedule: FT/Reg (40 hours)
Shift/Days: This is a full time position. First consideration will be given to those who apply by November 11, 2014.
Pay Schedule: Month
Number of Hrs./Wk.: 40
Job Open Date: 10/28/2014
Position Title: Academic Adviser

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