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Job ID: 162804

Academic Advisor
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 14, 2021
Title Academic Advisor
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Gpo Student Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Position Summary
The Graduate Program & Services Office (GPO) of the University at Buffalo School of Management seeks a student-focused, goal-oriented Academic Advisor to provide academic advising services for our diverse population of MS and PhD students, many of whom are international.

Deliver individualized academic advising, as well as design and facilitate engaging orientation and other wrap around programming.
Specializing in advisement of graduate-level management information systems students and PhD, you will collaborate with the team of advisors in the Graduate Programs Office focusing on helping students successfully transition from admission to degree conferral.
Collaborate with advising team, faculty, and department to provide outstanding service to our students (including a significant population of international students), supporting their academic goals and timely completion of their degree.

The University at Buffalo is an affirmative Action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of relevant experience.
A genuine desire to work with graduate level business students.
Exceptional advising skills including communication, problem solving, detailed oriented and service oriented attitude.
Demonstrated project management abilities, multitasking, organization, and ability to adapt and pivot.
Superior interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and excellence in oral and written communication.
Ability to teach/present effectively, including to large groups.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint a must, with ability to learn new systems and software.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in higher education or related field.
Strong understanding of academic advising and experience with advising international student populations.
Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including international backgrounds.
Knowledge of HUB, Navigate and Slate.

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