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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.

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.

College/Business Unit: Honors College

Department: Honors College

Location: Atlanta Campus

Shift: 8:30am-5:15pm

Salary : $51,000 - $53,000

Pay Grade: 14

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

Job Posting: 05/03/24, 4:00:00 AM

05/18/24, 3:59:00 AM

Special Instructions: To be fully considered for this position all candidates must submit the following at the time of submission:
• A complete and accurate GSU application
• Resume
• Cover Letter (Required)

Final candidates must provide three professional references.

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class
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