Assistant Dean of Advising I - College of Arts & Sciences | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Assistant Dean of Advising 1 provides comprehensive academic advising, including fellowship advising and pre-pre-professional advising, as well as student programming and support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences. The largest undergraduate program at Washington University, the College of Arts & Sciences contains approximately 4,600 degree seeking undergraduate students and more than 600 non-A&S second majors and minors. Student Academic Affairs, housed within the College Office, comprises four central functional areas: four-year advising and the first-year experience; student progress and academic success; academic policies and administration; and post-graduate and pre-professional planning. Student Academic Affairs has an extensive reach collaborating with a broad range of constituents including faculty, staff, administrators, and campus partners who support holistic student success. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Serves as a four-year academic advisor for undergraduate students in each class. The load of advisees is approximately 90% of a full-time advising load. Provides academic advising to support student retention and graduation initiatives. Interprets and explains university policies, procedures, and curriculum to students, faculty, staff, and administration. Identifies and helps resolve obstacles impeding the academic success of students. Analyzes studentsâ™ academic and personal issues or concerns and provide referral or intervention services. Supports students in developing a required academic plan to meet graduation requirements. Coordinates mentoring or specific programming for students within various academic programs. Guides students through college and university level administrative processes. Liaises with Arts & Sciences academic departments and programs to ensure a holistic student academic experience. Works with campus partners to ensure support and tracking of student progress. Maintains appropriate student records and documents student interactions.   Develops, implements, executes, and assesses assigned program(s). Coordinates, executes, and maintains assigned program(s) at the direction of the supervisor. Serves as a project contact person for assigned projects/programs. Produces a variety of documents, reports, proposals, or literature related to programmatic efforts. Executes daily tasks and track and evaluate progress of program. Collaborates in the design of program goals, including development and implementation. May make decisions regarding annual implementation of processes related to assigned program(s). May train or mentor student assistants, peer advisors, or academic advisors.   Supports the College Office with additional programming and mission critical priorities. May serve as an academic advisor across areas of the College Office. May serve as an academic advisor across areas of the College Office, for example as a progress counselor, pre-professional (pre-health, pre-grad, pre-law) advisor, fellowship advisor, skills coach, and post-baccalaureate premedical advisor. Performs other duties as assigned. Applicant Special Instructions Please include your Cover Letter and Resume with your application. Working Conditions Workstation in office setting. Must be able to move to various campus locations, set up tables and materials, and lift boxes of program supplies. Preferred Qualifications Doctoral degree. Experience with fellowship and scholarship advising (highly preferred). Previous experience advising students in an educational or academic setting. Strong commitment to cultivating relationships with students in the context of a learning environment and to delivering excellent student academic affairs. Proven interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Audiences should include students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. Sound judgement and high level of maturity, including ability to handle confidential information responsibly in sensitive situations involving students. Ability to project genuineness and warmth as a service-oriented communicator. Ability to thrive in a position that requires independent judgement and to step in as a reliable team member on various collaborative projects as needed. Ability to anticipate student needs and act to address them. High degree of self-motivation, organization, accuracy, and productivity with an ability to manage time, meet deadlines, and follow-through on projects in a timely manner with varying degrees of pressure. A strong commitment to cultivating relationships with students in the context of a learning environment and to delivering excellent student academic affairs. Proven interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Audiences should include students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. Sound judgement and high level of maturity, including ability to handle confidential information responsibly in sensitive situations involving students. Ability to project genuineness and warmth as a service-oriented communicator. Ability to thrive in a position that requires independent judgement and to step in as a reliable team member on various collaborative projects as needed. Ability to anticipate student needs and act to address them. High degree of self-motivation, organization, accuracy, and productivity with an ability to manage time, meet deadlines, and follow-through on projects in a timely manner with varying degrees of pressure. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree and four years of relevant experience in an educational or academic setting or Masterâ™s degree and two years of relevant experience in an educational or academic setting. Knowledge of liberal arts curricula and of concepts, practices, and procedures related to undergraduate education. Grade G11 Salary Range $49,000.00 - $83,800.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

St. Louis, Missouri

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