Essential Functions: Advise students pursuing teacher education majors in Elementary Education, Special Education and Secondary Education.Manage the Level 1 application process for new students.Coordinate the Dean's List.Coordinate COE Undergraduate Student Ambassadors.Maintain the Student Handbook.Serve as a liaison to Student Disability Services.Assist with campus events such as Open Houses, New Student Orientation, Resource Fairs, Commencement, etc.Serve on College and University committees, as necessary. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required for Academic Advisor I; Master's degree and professional work experience required for Academic Advisor II. Degrees in student affairs, higher education or related fields.Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team setting; ability to work with faculty, administration, parents and students; sensitivity to the needs of a diverse and non-traditional student population; interpersonal/human relations skills; ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions; ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the university; ability to identify students' needs for support services in order to make appropriate recommendations; and ability to maintain confidentiality.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Excellent organization, technological and collaborative skills.Strong focus on detail and task completionMust be available to work evening and weekend hours as needed and requested.
Internal Number: 76_204905
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.