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Academic Advisor (Hospitality Management)

Apply now Department: 3670055030 Hospitality Management
Job no: 502808
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising/Support

General Description of Position: The Department of Hospitality Management seeks to fill an Academic Advisor position.  This full-time position will provide service to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in hospitality management.  The individual will help students plan and set academic goals, advise students efficiently to achieve academic requirements for graduation, provide oversight for hospitality ambassadors, and will coordinate marketing efforts to include developing and maintaining social media outlets and marketing the department at national and state events. 
Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. 
Job Description: Undergraduate academic advising (approximately 200 students).  Includes transfer advising and summer orientation and enrollment.  Provide oversight for hospitality management undergraduate ambassadors.  Actively pursue public relations; recruit students; plan and execute student events; manage social media, marketing materials, and weekly student newsletter.  Assist with administrative support, including facilitation of HM 101: Orientation to Hospitality Management, student record keeping, data analysis, KSIS tasks, internships/practicums, alumni database, and assist with accreditation reports. 
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, public relations, mass communication, or related experience.
  • Experience in undergraduate student recruitment and/or university student advising. 
  • Master’s degree in Academic Advising, or related-field or Academic Advising Graduate Certificate
  • Computer competency, outstanding written communication skills, ability to speak effectively in front of large groups, demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse individuals in a variety of settings, and demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work independently.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please provide a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins: Screening will begin December 18 and continue until filled
Salary Range / Pay Rate: $ 36,674 - $ 56,845 annual salary 

Please note: the minimum salary for this position is $ 36,674. Actual salary will be determined based on the candidate's experience, education, internal equity and departmental funding. Salary offers are typically made between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range. The range indicated includes both the typical hiring range and potential future progression.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 


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