Rady School Academic Advisor

Western State Colorado University  |  Gunnison, CO

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Rady School Academic Advisor

Job Type: Administrative Counseling Services First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs
Location: Gunnison, CO
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 30237
Application Deadline: 03/01/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Western Colorado University invites applications for the full-time position of RADY SCHOOL ACADEMIC ADVISOR. The position reports to the Director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC), works closely with the Office of Academic Affairs, faculty, and support offices as the primary advising contact for Western’s partnership program in computer science and mechanical engineering with CU Boulder, and is responsible for advising and registering students in these programs.

Responsibilities:  This position is the primary advising contact for Western’s partnership program in computer science and mechanical engineering with CU Boulder. The position will also serve as an advisor for undecided students in the Exploratory Program. The position is responsible for advising and registering students in these programs. This advisor is in charge of creating the registration guide for fall and spring semesters as well as updating and administrating the new student registration process. This position will serve as the web ambassador by performing website updates and online communications for the Academic Resource Center and The Paul M Rady School of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.  This position will coordinate and administer testing for CLEP, Accuplacer, WEBCape and Correspondence tests for the ARC.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree.  Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with various other technologies. Communication, collaboration and leadership skills are also desirable.  Ability to work with diverse populations. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and take initiative with new and existing projects. Comfortable with public speaking and workshop facilitation.  

Preferred Qualifications:  MA/MS in Education or related fields. Experience with advising and/or counseling students in a higher education setting. Experience working with STEM education and students in STEM fields. Creating and facilitating student success programming and/or implementing best practices for student-centered advising.

Application Information

Apply online at www.Western.edu/jobs. Required attachments for online application include letter of interest addressed to Katie Wheaton, Director of the Academic Resource Center, resume, transcript copies and contact information for 3 references. Contact the search committee chair with position specific questions: kwheaton@western.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is hired. Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about the university. Western State Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

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