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This is professional and administrative work advising students in areas of academic study. This is the third in a series of four classifications, and is distinguished from the lower lever positions by exercising more autonomy; coordinating and decision-making impacting a wide scope; affecting a larger student population resulting in great impact and exposure. Work is reviewed under administrative supervision and may include supervising others.


Serves as an administrative and lead advisor in advising a large number of students in planning a college program of study;

Develops goals and objectives for the advising unit in conjunction with the college strategic plan;

Collaborates with other departments and/or college and central administration to ensure a coordinated approach to student recruitment and retention;

Develops and produces supplementary advising aids and projects.


Completion of a Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment and five years appropriate experience OR Master's degree and two years of appropriate experience; OR seven years of progressively responsible experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.


Thorough knowledge of the University's rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to a specific degree program;

Thorough knowledge of course offerings and requirements of a specific area of academic study;

Effective problem solving and interpersonal communication skills;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;

Knowledge and competence in computer skills;

Ability to interpret policies and procedures and effectively communicate these to students and faculty;

Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of other employees;

Ability to apply original and creative thinking to develop and improve methods and procedures.



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