|Job type||Full Time|
The College of Design Student Services Office has an immediate opening for an Academic Advisor supporting students in apparel design, graphic design, interior design, and retail merchandising. As a member of the College of Design's Student Services team, this position delivers the full range of direct-service academic advising activities to undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds, from the point of admission through degree completion, as well as participates in some prospective student events. Major responsibilities include curricular and co-curricular planning and progress, as well as coaching and guidance regarding academic, career, and personal development. The Academic Advisor contributes significantly to the planning, development, and implementation of efforts to enhance advising practices, processes, tools, and resources. The Academic Advisor is an active participant in College and University efforts to improve retention and graduation rates, while enhancing the experiences of all undergraduate students. In addition to academic advising, this position coordinates select initiatives regarding academic advising, student retention, and the student experience. We are committed to attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups knowing that diversity enriches the academic experience and provides a knowledge base for innovation. This position reports to the Director of Academic Advising.
This is a 100%-time, 12-month, annually renewable academic administrative appointment at the level of Academic Advisor (University job code #9708). Renewal is contingent upon successful performance, funding and the needs of the College. Salary starts in the mid-$40's with excellent benefits and is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This position will be primarily located in McNeal Hall, with the possibility to combine work in-person/on-campus with remote work .
The University of Minnesota and the College of Design offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Academic Advising - (85%)
Student Degree Progress and Retention
Student Support, Advocacy and Development
Academic Program Liaison
Advising Program and Service Enhancement
Program Coordination - (10%)
Service to the College/University and Professional Development - (5%)
About the Department
The College of Design (CDes ) encompasses the full range of design disciplines at the University of Minnesota (apparel design, architecture, graphic design, human factors and ergonomics, interior design, landscape architecture, product design, and retail merchandising). We are home to eight undergraduate degree programs, nine graduate degree programs, and ten research and outreach centers. Our mission is to advance the quality and value of the natural, designed, and social environments with an emphasis on sustainable, socially responsible, civically engaged, user-sensitive, critical and collaborative design work.
Th e College of Design Student Services offers a full range of services and opportunities to meet the needs of its undergraduate students including prospective student advising, admissions, academic advising and support, engagement opportunities, scholarships, and College to Career programming.
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The search committee will begin reviewing applications on: September 10, 2021.
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
|Employer||University of Minnesota|