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3.9 Academic Coordinator/Advisor I

Academic Advising/Coordination (75%)

  • Serve as the main point of contact and advisor for current, prospective, and incoming undergraduate students.
  • Maintain full awareness and be conversant about advising issues as a certified advisor and participate in continuing education/training;
  • Assist students in selecting appropriate courses, developing degree plans, and monitoring progress toward certification and graduation;
  • Advise transfer students, field inquiries about program policies and prerequisites, and advise potential students regarding equivalencies and transfer credits;
  • Coordinate certification process to include receiving and reviewing application materials and notifying students of decisions;
  • Administer creation and dissemination of student correspondence and maintain accurate student files for use in advising;
  • Prepare documentation and assist with reinstatement and SAP appeal processes;
  • Work with academic program manager, program heads, and other appropriate university offices in the resolution of academic problems and deficiencies, and specific student needs.

Recruitment and Retention (25%)

  • Coordinate with college recruitment staff for prospective student events and activities;
  • Represent programs at school, college, and university events;
  • Meet with prospective students and develop schedules for on-campus visits;
  • Represent the programs at various SDC and university meetings and on relevant committees as necessary;
  • Assist with articulation agreements, accreditation reports, course schedule, and curriculum/catalog updates as requested;
  • Participate in other program and SDC events as needed;
  • Perform other duties as essential for the effective operation of the programs and the SDC.