Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Col Engineering, For & Nat Sci
posted on June 28, 2012
Some weekend and evening work will be required.
• Participate as a member of an academic services team providing services to faculty, students and staff in the College of Engineering, Forestry & Natural Sciences (CEFNS).
• Will work intensively with assigned departments (likely Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Biology).
• Contact and meet with students transitioning from Gateway Student Success Center and new transfer students to review degree progress, graduation requirements, courses equivalencies and substitutions.
• Contact and meet with students on academic probation and students returning from academic suspension to formulate an academic plan consistent with the student¿s abilities and interests.
• Prepare files for new transfer students.
• Assist students with various forms such as program/plan declaration, enrollment, and petitions to add/withdraw after the deadline.
• Assist students in on-line university information system (LOUIE).
• Work with specific student populations and their particular needs (ex: International students, 2NAU students, ROTC, Veterans).
• Interpret and explain college and university policies and procedures to faculty and students.
• Assist faculty mentors in the College of Engineering, Forestry & Natural Sciences with advising related issues.
• Document student interactions.
• Participate in New Student Orientation.
• Attend meetings for the Academic Advising Council and other committees as assigned.
• Facilitate workshops for faculty and students on academic issues.
• Assist in the maintenance of Degree Progression Plans.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Education or a field related to area of assignment AND one year experience in teaching and/or advisement; OR
• Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
• Master's degree in field pertinent to the college.
• Experience and/or knowledge of higher education practices, policies and procedures.
• Experience serving undergraduates in an academic environment.
• Experience with technology specific to advising, i.e. Peoplesoft.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues of varying age ranges and experience levels.
• Must be detail oriented.
• Ability to organize multiple projects at one time.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU.
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after your start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
July 13, 2012 at midnight.