Middle Tennessee State University Advisor - Behavioral & Health Sciences in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Posting Information

Requisition Number P390

Job Title Advisor - Behavioral & Health Sciences

Department Behavioral and Health Sci Advising

Job Description

The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences Advisors will work with students majoring in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Pre Nursing, Human Sciences and Social Work. Advisors will work with students from the point of matriculation to graduation. The primary role of an advisor is to provide educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. Advisors will monitor student progression and intervene as necessary to ensure students stay on track for graduation. The advisor is responsible for the retention of the students assigned to them and will have regular contact with the students to ensure they are aware of available interventions that could help the student succeed. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate student records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The Advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned. Note: a flexible work schedule is required to accommodate student requests for advising after traditional work hours.

Required Educational Qualifications and Field of Study

Master’s degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences.

Note: A Bachelor’s degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences plus three (3) years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.

Required Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

No experience required with Master’s degree.

Preferred Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

Two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults in an advising or career services counseling area in a college or university setting preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses Preferred

Salary Range $31,965 - $39,370; commensurate with experience

Job Open Date 05/07/2018

Job Close Date 05/25/2018

Is this position Grant Funded? No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Category Administrative

Job Type Full Time

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