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Department Dean???s Office - Caine College of the Arts Position Summary Supervise the advising office of the Caine College. Advise undergraduate students in the Caine College of the Arts. Specific responsibilities as noted below. Responsibilities 1. Supervise an office with multiple staff and advisors 2. Advise a broad range of students (including undeclared majors exploring options, pre-majors, and majors) in the Departments of Art & Design, Theatre Arts and Music. 3. Maintain and update student files. 4. Provide students with correct up-to-date academic information about University graduation requirements. 5. Recommend students for a variety of awards and scholarships. 6. Become familiar with tools that assist students in deciding on a major, for example, degree Works and Career Service options. 7. Assist students in the development of their educational goals, including the selection of a major, meeting graduation requirements, study abroad opportunities and exploring the possibility of graduate school. 8. Help students to understand the expected standards of achievement and likelihood of success in areas of study as well as providing them with information about alternatives, limitations, and possible consequences of academic decisions. 9. Recruit, train and mentor student peer advisors. 10. Work with faculty to assist students in completing degree requirements. 11. Liaise with staff assistants in the various departments of the college to maintain accurate records, student information and departmental requirements. 12. Refer students to and maintain familiarity with available campus resources to meet individual needs. 13. Assist with recruiting both on and off campus.
This is a contract position.
Relocation costs may be covered.
Minimum Qualifications 1. A bachelor???s degree is required. 2. A minimum of two years advising or counseling experience 3. Demonstrated ability to be sensitive to and understand the needs of a diverse student population. 4. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 5. Ability to work well under pressure 6. Ability to work on one???s own with minimal supervision 7. Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office. 8. Understanding of, or ability to learn university IT systems including, DegreeWorks, SSB, INB, and Paperport. 9. Ability to work in a team setting 10. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, sensitivity and discretion. Preferred Qualifications 1. A master???s degree. 2. Broad knowledge of USU academic programs, general education requirements, graduation requirements, and student services 3. Prior experience in advising or a student services related area 4. Familiarity with the arts. Review Date 07-04-2013 Position Close Date Open Until Filled Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits See http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58853 for more information and to apply online. Requisition Number 053885 Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Utah State University is an AA/EO Employer and encourages gender and ethnic diversity. Apply Online: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f5s8p8h