Academic Advising Coordinator - (210000UV)
Towson University (TU) is one of the nation's top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
The Department of Mass Communication is accepting applications for an Academic Advising Coordinator to lead and coordinate undergraduate student advising. Assist the department chair in student recruitment and retention.
Responsibilities and Duties
Serve as a designated adviser to MCOM undergraduate students (250-350). Provide training and assistance to faculty advisers. Create, distribute, and update advising information and forms for students and faculty both online and offline. Maintain up-to-date advising information on the department's website. Manage advising record for all students. Coordinate and lead transfer advising sessions in summer and winter. Coordinate equivalence evaluations of transfer courses. Assist department chair in resolving special advising cases. Review and process all applications to MCOM majors. Collaborate with Graduation Office and Registrar's Office for graduation clearance.
Prepare collateral materials for Open House, TU4U, and other new student recruitment opportunities. Coordinate and lead Open House and TU4U sessions. Represent the major at recruitment events, on or off-campus. Meet with prospective students. Maintain up-to-date program information on the department's website for prospective students. Serve as a liaison with the area community colleges. Maintain close working relationships with Academic Advising Center and the Admissions Office for articulation agreement and transfer equivalency evaluation process.
Qualifications and Skills
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.
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