Academic Advisor

Company Name:
Eastern Washington University
Working Title
: Academic Advisor - General Undergraduate Advising
Job Summary/Essential Functions
Eastern Washington University invites applications for an Academic Advisor to join our advising team in our Department of General Undergraduate Advising.
The Academic Advisor assists undeclared first year and second year, and undecided transfer students with developing their academic plans, consistent with their life, career, and educational goals. This holistic approach to student development requires the advisor to build and sustain ongoing educational relationships with the students that promote persistence, encourage resiliency, and improve academic achievement.
The advisor will consult regularly with university faculty, staff, and administration to maintain up-to-date awareness of university programs, information, technologies, and procedures; conduct group presentations and assist in planning and maintaining overall advising program.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Conditions of Employment
This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.
This position, during the course of university employment, will be responsible for the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults, or children under the age of 18. Successful candidate will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.
Required Degree
: Masters
Degree required by
: Date of application
Required Discipline(s) for Degree
: Any field
Screening to Begin
: 08/26/2015
Special Instructions to Applicants
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below. Please note that there is a file size limitation of 2MB for each individual document attached.
1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications and preferred qualifications, if applicable . It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions.
% Full Time
: 100
Term of Appointment
: 12
Work Schedule
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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