$36,443 – $44,886 a year
Full Job Description
Job Number: 492357
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Academic Advising, College of Business
Advisor – College Of Business Advising
College Of Business Advising
$36,443 – $44,886; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Advisors in the Jones College of Business (JCB) will provide guidance to students in the major and minor programs associated with the departments of Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics and Finance, Management, and Marketing. Applicants with Master of Science degrees Guidance, Master of Business Administration degrees, or master’s degrees in other business disciplines are likely to be most successful in this role. The college Advisors will work with the following groups of students: Traditional Students, Prescribed Students, Academic Focus Students, Transfer Students and Traditional Students Meta Major as defined herein. Traditional Advisors will work with students from the point of matriculation to graduation. The primary role of a traditional Advisor is to provide educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. The traditional Advisor will monitor student progression and intervene as necessary to ensure students stay on track for graduation. The traditional Advisor is responsible for the retention of the students assigned to them and will have regular contact with the students to ensure they are aware of available interventions that could help the student succeed. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate student records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The Advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned. Note: a flexible work schedule is required to accommodate student requests for advising after traditional work hours.
Earned Master’s degree at time of application. MS in Guidance, Education, MBA or other business discipline preferred.
Note: A Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree.
Required Related Experience
No experience required with a Master’s degree.
Desirable Related Experience
Preference given to candidates with master’s degrees (MS in Guidance, Education, MBA or other business discipline). Two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults in an advising or career services counseling area in a college or university setting preferred. Demonstrated success with academic intervention practices. Familiarity with AACSB/SACS accreditation standards and Veterans Affairs procedures preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required
Please note: Middle Tennessee State University offices will be closed Thursday, December 24th – Sunday, January 3rd, in observance of the holidays.
Application Review Date: January 22, 2021
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