Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Jun 1 2017 Job Description:
Budget Title: Staff Associate (SL-4)
The Coordinator of Academic Advising and Student Services in the Department of Human Development, College of Community and Public Affairs, is the primary academic advisor for undergraduate students enrolled in the department. The responsibilities of the position include:
Communicate information regarding the University Downtown Center and the College of Community and Public Affairs to current and prospective undergraduate students.
Handle incoming and current student related phone calls, visits, emails and letters of inquiry, advise on programs available, degree requirements, university policies and procedures; discuss transfer credit, and admissions and enrollment information and procedures. Provide program and policy information to parents as requested.
Coordinate with Transfer Team within Admissions to provide review and assessment of CCPA transfer credit and major field evaluations for newly matriculated students and intra-university transfers.
Advise students regarding petitions, declaration on candidacy, double-degree, minors, concentration, and review. Coordinate and provide Degree Audit Report/Degree Works rules for curricula. Coordinate and assist in the evaluation and processing of requests for credit for non-traditional learning experiences, and handle student requests regarding record problems. Work with student records to prepare initial commencement lists.
Working with the orientation office, coordinate student orientation programs and general advisement sessions. Working with the admissions office, coordinate information sessions for students interested in completing an IUT/DD in HDEV. Provide continued contact and communication with the general student bodies of the Schools.
Oversee recruitment, screening and training and evaluation of HDEV peer advisors. Provide ongoing supervision, advisement and training on graduate and undergraduate policy/curriculum and services for students. Train and supervise graduate students/advisors/interns. Provide training to discovery interns and orientation advisors on HDEV undergraduate policies/curriculum and services for students. Serve as an advisor to the Human Development Student Association.
Assist in the review and revision of undergraduate advising materials including brochures, transfer articulation guides, admissions mailings, division forms and the Bulletin.
Attend monthly departmental meetings and provide input to faculty for curriculum development purposes representing prospective and current student interests needs as determined in ongoing dialogue in advising.
Serve on and work closely with the CCPA Enrollment and Recruitment Committee on enrollment and recruitment activities for the college in collaboration with the other departmental students services staff. Represent HDEV at enrollment and recruitment activities and events. Provide information to undergraduate students regarding graduate programs in the departments of Education, Student Affairs Administration, Public Administration, and Social Work.
Serve on various departmental, college-wide, and university-wide committees.
Coordinate and process review for academic action. Provide follow up advisement to students placed on probation or suspended.
Help students plan and monitor progress towards degree completion using DARS or Degree Works. Works with students and respective office to update records. Acquaint students with the online registration process and assist in registration when needed.
Inform and if necessary, refer students to other institutional resources when academic or other personal problems require intervention by other professionals.
Collaborate with the CCPA Office of Career and Professional Services and other University Offices to provide services that are timely and appropriate to HDEV students throughout their college career.
Implement data-informed decision making to improve advising and student success. Track the number of students requesting assistance from advising, including office visits, and their level of satisfaction with services.
Excellent communication skills
Experience as a professional academic advisor in a college or university
Detail oriented, able to multi-task, excellent time management and organizational skills
Masters degree in one of the fields within CCPA
Experience with Banner, BU Brain, Hyperion, and Degree Works
Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character — shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life — promotes extraordinary student success.
Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities t...o engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.