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Academic Advisor

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Job no: 503467
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support

About This Role:

The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University is seeking to fill a full-time regular position in academic advising.  The college has a centralized advising model with 7 advisors who serve approximately 2600 undergraduates. The advising team’s overarching mission is to enhance student success by providing individualized and comprehensive advising services that meet the needs of diverse student populations. The academic advisors work very closely with the college’s career development staff and academic departments.

The Academic Advisor will:

  • Provide information about academic programs and main career paths in business.
  • Work closely with students on developing academic plans that meet individual student’s needs, interests, and academic and career aspirations.
  • Disseminate college and university policies and procedures in a timely and effective manner.
  • Coordinate college new student orientation and enrollment programs.
  • Develop and implement activities and programs to support and enhance academic advising services as needed.
  • Revise advising materials and resources as needed.
  • Collaborate with staff and faculty in various college programs and departments as well as university units.
  • Serve on college and university wide committees.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Why Join Us:

The College of Business Administration is one of 9 Colleges on the main campus, with an enrollment of approximately 2750 undergraduate and graduate students. The approximately 110 full-time faculty and staff members are spread across four academic departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The College is accredited by AACSB at the bachelors and masters level in both business administration and accounting.  For more information, visit our Web site at: http://www.cba.ksu.edu.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Master's Degree in College Student Development, Business or related field.
  • Experience in academic advising in higher education environment.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations in higher education.
  • Experience working with first generation students in higher education.
  • Experience with student information systems such as Oracle-People Soft KSIS and DARS or comparable systems.

Other Requirements:

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

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Contact information for three professional  references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately. For best consideration, apply by April 16, 2018.

Salary Range:

$36,674 - $56,845

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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