Duties: provide academic advisement to students about the content and structure of postsecondary programs in the Academic Advising and Assistance Center; assist students in the development of an educational plan, including choosing a program of study and/or clarifying educational goals along with informing students about alternatives, limitations, and possible consequences of academic decisions (e.g., adding, dropping, and withdrawing from courses; change of program, major and/ or transfer institution); maintain an up-to-date knowledge about the College’s programs and requirements while collaborating with other departments and participating in individual and team professional development and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred; experience working in a university/ college setting; experience with developmental academic advising philosophy; experience working in a culturally-diverse setting; have an understanding of the academic structure of a university; able to function independently and as a member of a team in constantly changing environment. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) persons who may be contacted as references to HR@saumag.edu or to the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Applications will be reviewed as received.