Undergraduate Academic Advisor Holy Names University
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION Nestled in the hills overlooking the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, Holy Names University serves over 1200 undergraduate and graduate students, offering the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Music, and Master of Science in Nursing. The University is noted for its commitment to excellence, civic engagement and social justice. It is consistently ranked in the top five Masters level universities in the West for diversity. HNU Holy Names University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
POSITION AND DUTIES The Undergraduate Academic Advisor works as part of an advising team providing guidance and information regarding academic requirements for the undergraduate degree at Holy Names University. This position assists students in scheduling classes each semester, evaluating academic abilities and accomplishments, and setting academic goals. Responsibilities include monitoring academic progress of students; creating individualized graduation plans and determining satisfactory progress toward degree; and identifying current and potential needs (e.g., study skills, tutoring). This position also prepares materials such as student advising guides and checklists and assists in presenting information about undergraduate programs to potential new students and parents. The Advising and Learning Resource Center serves all undergraduate students, assignments of specific majors or areas of specialty are determined based on the qualifications of individual advising staff. This position will likely support students in social science and humanities majors. In addition, each academic advisor has an administrative responsibility that supports the overall mission of the Advising Center. This position will support university initiatives related to transfer student outreach, support and retention.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling or related field AND 3 or more years of academic advising experience. Master's degree and additional advising experience preferred
Experience working with transfer students in an advising capacity
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Detail oriented; strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience working with and supporting a diverse student population
Experience with Student Information Systems preferred
This position may require a background screen. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.
This is a Regular, Full-Time, Exempt position reporting to the Director of Advising and Learning Resources
TO APPLY Applicants must submit the Holy Names University Employment Application to be considered for a position. Submissions without the Employment Application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed until all information is received.
Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.