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Academic Advisor - A. James Clark School of Engineering  « Position Deleted on 4/06/2013 »

Institution: University of Maryland
Location: College Park, MD
Category:
  • Admin - Academic Advising
Posted: 02/15/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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The Academic Advisor provides general academic advisement to undergraduate engineering students and supports the activities of the Undergraduate Advising and Academic Support Office. Advising includes meeting individually with students to discuss: curriculum issues, program requirements, and university regulations, along with monitoring students' academic progress, helping students assess academic plans relating to career goals, and referring students to appropriate university resources.

This position will also serve as the point of contact for all constituents related to special programs for internal and external transfer students to the Clark School of Engineering, including but not limited to: MTAP (Maryland Transfer Advantage Program), Dual Degree Programs in Engineering, and Collaborative Engineering students. The advisor will communicate with interested, incoming and current transfer students, academic advisors and/or coordinators at other institutions as well as University of Maryland offices and Clark School of Engineering Departmental representatives to ensure effective enrollment management. The position will assist with the resolution of administrative and procedural issues, including related paperwork, participate in semester academic reviews, help coordinate freshmen and transfer orientation programs, including preliminary evaluation of transfer credits, hire, train, and supervise all orientations assistants, and teach a fall section of UNIV100: "The Student and the University".
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.