Job Description - Supervisor, Advising Description View created on 03/02/2015
Dean of Campus
To supervise the staff and operations of the advising office on a campus within the College.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs academic advising.
Coordinates and supervises the operations and staff of the advising center and related off-site advising activities including supervising office personnel to ensure that employees are maintaining their work schedule, completing assignments and tasks, effectively advising students, and providing satisfactory customer service.
Selects, hires, trains, and evaluates advising center staff; provides periodic training or updates to other staff members regarding advising policies and procedures.
Works with other departments to create effective advising processes and to disseminate relevant information; assists in the development and maintenance of advising materials and manuals.
Works with other departments to determine student status and courses needed.
Recommends and manages the advising center budget.
Interprets advising policies and procedures.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
College admissions procedures, programs, and courses.
Multicultural education programs and systems.
Student database systems.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
Effectively supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Maintaining an established work schedule.
Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is routinely performed in office environments
Two years work experience in academic advising, including one year supervisory experience.
Master's degree in related field.
Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.