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Job ID: 119500

Academic Advisor College of Aviation
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Feb. 8, 2019
Title Academic Advisor College of Aviation
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Counseling Services

Academic Advising for the College of Aviation (COA)
(Percentage of time: 70%)

  •  Performs work in a Decentralized Environment and utilizes Appreciative Advising to assist COA students with registration, course selection, schedule changes, academic planning, college adjustment, and referral to college resources.
  •  Advisor for 11 degree programs housed in COA; serving ~ 350 students
  •  Located in a private office within the college
  •  Participates in the college leadership team meetings, and works in partnership with faculty advisors to educate students on:university policies and procedures, degree requirements for the degree programs housed in COA. application of transfer credit,  the value of engagement in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. 
  •  Collaborates with faculty to monitor student progress and provide outreach to students as needed, suggesting strategies for academic improvement and success.

Flight – Part 141 and Part 142

  • Guide students through their academic progress while keeping flight training on track with program.
  • Work collaboratively with ERAU Flight Line staff to flag at risk flight students.
  • Create, coach, and encourage students through Student Success Initiative (SSI) plans.
  • Attend weekly Flight Student Progress meetings.
  • Maintain specialized data gathering and monitoring for flight students, both majors and minors.

Event Planning and Implementation (Percentage of time 10%)
The COA Advisor will:

  •  Help plan and implement events such as New Student Orientation, Spring Preview Day, and Open House.
  •  Facilitate connections with potential and current students and parents at university events
  •  Communicate regularly with the COA Career Counselor to strategize pathways from degree to profession
    Outreach to at-risk and first year students (Percentage of time 10%)

Administrative Role (Percentage of time 10%)

  •  Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
  • Work collaboratively with academic advisors from all university Colleges to enhance advising services and implement strategies that further student success.
  •  Maintain accurate records, using technology resources, and provide reports as needed by Department Chairs and the Dean.
  •  Participate in department meetings and functions as needed.
  •  Serve as liaison to Admissions, Registrar/Records, Housing, Cashier’s Office, Dean of Students Office, International Student Services, Study Abroad, and other departments and colleges as necessary.
  •  Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance relevant advising skills and knowledge.
  •  Work with Campus Academic Mentors (CAMs) on their registration, orientation, and UNIV responsibilities.
  •  Manage advising budget for the College.
  •  Engage in other duties as assigned, based on the needs of the College.

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