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Georgia State University

Honors College...

Internal ONLY Posting

Georgia State University’s Honors College offers talented
and motivated undergraduate students the experience of a highly
selective small college combined with the breadth of programs and
opportunities of a large public research university in the heart of
Atlanta!

The Honors College is looking to recruit an Academic
Advisor III who will be responsible for full-breadth academic
advisement for high-ability Honors College students at Georgia
State University. The Advisor will assist academic
departments/units with verbal or written academic planning,
advisement interpretation, and implementation of university and
Honors College policies and procedures in student enrollment and
evaluation.

The Department is seeking (1) Academic Advisor III to join
the already awesome team taking the Department to the next level of
excellence!

WHAT MAKES the Honors College A GREAT PLACE?

· Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition
assistance, retirement, etc.

· A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with
diverse partners

· A flexible work environment

· Professional development opportunity and mentorship

· A rapidly growing center within an academic setting

· Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL DO

• Counsel and advise first-year and new transfer students about
degree requirements, academic regulations, and resources available
at the University and in the Honors College.

• Review AP/IB/DE credits so that students are advised on how to
optimize their schedules.

• Work with staff in Admissions and Enrollment Services to recruit
high ability students.

• Participate in Accepted Student Visits, Scholarship Day, Evening
with President Blake, and other recruitment activities to increase
awareness of the Honors College.

• Coordinate with faculty and academic colleges to make sure honors
students are on track for graduation.

• Advise prospective and current Honors College students about
academic requirements and selection of courses.

• Disseminate information on Honors College policies and procedures
to faculty, parents, students, etc.

• Maintain student records throughout their academic careers and
update as necessary.

• Audit student records for curriculum, major and graduation
requirements.

• Regularly communicates with students regarding course scheduling
and major requirements, academic resources, etc.

• Track student progress toward completion of Honors Laureate
distinctions.

• Coordinate Honors College New Student Experiences.

• Responsibilities include coordinating the honors academic
advisement experience for first-semester New Student Orientation
programs; coordinates with GSU NSO Director and staff.

• Trains honors staff and student assistants on all aspects of the
Honors New Student Orientation process.

• Counsels and advises first-semester and transfer students re:
degree requirements, academic policies/regulations, and resources
available at the university and the Honors College.

• Coordinates with the Honors College Admissions Team as the honors
advisement point of contact for high-ability recruitment.

• Assists Events Team with all New Student signature events,
including Induction and New Student Welcome events.

• Coordinates the Honors Helping Honors Student Mentor
Program.

• Promotes the Honors Helping Honors Mentor Program. Hires and
trains mentors.

Qualifications :

Minimum Hiring Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and either 1) 6 months experience as “Academic
Advisor II” at GSU (University Advisement Center or other GSU
advising department) or 2) five years of related experience; or a
combination of education and related experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Preference may be given to those who possess a Master’s degree and
five years of experience working with student retention or student
affairs programs; previous experience as a lead worker or mentor to
junior staff; excellent oral and written communication skills;
experience presenting to groups or with group facilitation;
experience following up on problems until resolution. Proficiency
with Banner, Excel, and student tracking applications such as
Navigate, Degree Works, or similar products
Atlanta GA USA

salary-criteria

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