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Job ID: 191289

Academic Advisor, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 27, 2022
Title Academic Advisor, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Position Summary
You will provide advisement support to new and current undergraduates in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in this exciting role. As an Academic Advisor, you will:

Aid students in academic planning and advisement, registration, course selection and major requirements
Determine student’s eligibility in each major and engage in proactive outreach to struggling students
Interpret academic and financial rules and regulations
Assist with undergraduate recruitment, presentations, marketing materials, and commencement
Assist students in academic planning related to the students’ abilities and interests

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in an educational environment or advising. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
A genuine desire to work with undergraduate students and demonstrated experience working with college students in a diverse and high-volume environment.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in higher education or related field.
Strong understanding of and experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including international backgrounds.
Experience interpreting and applying academic policies.
Marketing background is a plus

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