Part-Time Academic Advisor

Indiana University
May 19, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

We are committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek candidates who seek to understand different perspectives and cultures, who can actively contribute to a work climate where differences are valued and supported, and who are sensitive to cultural norms, expectations and ways of communicating. We hope to identify individuals who can assist us in dismantling racism and other oppressions so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

The IUPUI School of Education is committed to examining our collective role in improving the human condition. We develop leaders, educators, and counselors equipped to critique and disrupt longstanding inequities and address the changing dynamics in urban educational contexts. Through community-engaged research, teaching, and service, we seek to positively impact youth and adult learners in educational systems and serve the welfare of communities through engagement in strategic alliances to promote equitable, just, culturally relevant and sustaining practices in teaching and learning.

Job Summary

Provide academic advising for students regarding admissions and academic and degree requirements. Review student files, stay abreast of all academic and State licensing requirement, curriculum needs and other special programming in order to counsel students appropriately. Serves as liaison to faculty and with appropriate university offices/unit and represent School in core campus meetings. Conduct orientations, plan and participate in IUPUI and area community college recruitment events (Jag Days, IUPUI days, Ivy Tech). Serve on committees and represent the School of Education in local and state meetings or conferences.

This position is 20 hours per week and is temporary through May 31, 2022.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in related field and experience in student affairs, teaching, academic advising, or related field.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Uses and learns new technology proficiently and changes practices with changing technology. Meet Best Practices and National Standards for Academic Advising. Understands and meets FERPA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

    Master's degree in a related field.

    Working Conditions / Demands

    This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

    Work Location

    IUPUI Campus

    Advertised Salary

    $17.00/hour to $20.00/hour commensurate with experience.

    Job Classification

    Career Level: Temporary

    FLSA: Nonexempt

    Job Function: Temporary Hourly

    Job Family: Temporary Regular

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