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Specialist - Advisor-Continuing

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Ced Student Affairs 40001064
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Student Services/Student Affairs, Continuing System Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Academic Advisor

Position Summary

Serve as academic advisor to undergraduate students in the College of Education majoring in Teacher Education or Kinesiology; advise special student populations such as student athletes, Honors College students, and students considering education abroad; participate in a full range of student affairs activities, including new student orientation (NSO), student recruitment and special events, degree clearance and maintenance of academic records.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related

Minimum Requirements

Two years of experience as academic advisor in university setting; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database software; and excellent communication, interpersonal, technical and organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of university policies and procedures, electronic advising tools (e.g., SIS, ESAF), university resources and study abroad programs; experience related to improving student success, including work with low-income and first generation college students; an approach to advising that is holistic and developmental (e.g., coaching to develop students who are purposeful, aware of how their purpose fits in the world and confident about crossing boundaries); familiarity/experience with College of Education majors; ability to establish rapport across ethnic, racial, cultural, and gender differences.

Required Application Materials

Qualified and interested candidates should apply at the MSU MAP (  Please include letter of application, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references.  Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022 and continue until position is filled.  Please direct questions to Kristy Dumont ( 

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