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Assistant Director Advising Center College of Business

East Carolina University
Job Location:
Greenville, 27858
Academic Advising

Job Duties:
The primary purpose of each Assistant Director position is to provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students. The Assistant Director works with students to enhance engagement in their chosen major, college, university, and community. The position makes personal contact with students; provides guidance about proper procedures regarding all necessary academic forms and use of electronic advising resources; refers students to appropriate university units, learning resources, and personnel; obtains and supplies students with supportive technical information; and meets with students who are in academic difficulty. The Assistant Director participates in university and college events and recruitment activities such as Open House and new student orientations. The Assistant Director is also responsible for recommending and implementing new and improved programs and processes to improve student retention and persistence to graduation. The Assistant Director will work with new transfer students to ensure a successful transition to the ECU College of Business and will participate in college and university student recruitment and advising programs and events, including some evening and weekend events.

The Assistant Director maintains organized and current records, which document individual student progress. He/she is responsible for making sure all entering students are trained on DegreeWorks to enable students to have more ownership of their academic plan. He/she monitors students identified as academically at risk and participates in the development and implementation of the intervention efforts of the college. The Assistant Director participates in professional development opportunities and research conducted by the Center for Student Success and the COB. The Assistant Director evaluates the effectiveness of programs, courses, and advising materials, policies, and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Minimum Education/Experience:
The Assistant Director candidate must have a master's degree in a closely related discipline (counseling, adult education, educational leadership, business administration, public administration, psychology, or higher education administration) with 3-5 years of counseling and/or advising experience. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and customer-service skills are required. The candidate will also need strong computer skills and should enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Experience in academic advising or counseling in an institution of higher education is preferred.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 001231

Organizational Unit Overview:
The Office of Undergraduate Programs is responsible for the academic advising and programming for the undergraduate student population in the College of Business. Academic advising/counseling is defined as providing effective interpersonal guidance, information, and assistance in identifying, developing, and implementing strategies supportive of individual academic and career goals.

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