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School of Education and Health Sciences Professional Advisor

Apply now Job No: 502039
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: SEHS Dean's Office - 210000
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Guided by our Catholic, Marianist identity as a University for the Common Good, Academic Advisors provide mission-centric academic advising by assisting students in creating an educational plan designed to foster academic achievement, in navigating their academic, social and wellness journeys while fostering belonging, enhancing agency and engagement inside and outside the classroom, and by encouraging the identification and pursuit of vocational goals. We invite qualified candidates to apply for our School of Education and Health Sciences Professional Advisor opening!

The staff member serving in this role will be responsible for advising and student
success related tasks benefiting students. This includes academic advising, vocational exploration, teaching courses in SEHS curriculum, and providing student success interventions/referrals. This position, in collaboration with the staff in the SEHS Dean’s Office, will coordinate with various campus partners to support students from the time they apply to the University of Dayton and up to the student’s major declaration.

SEHS provides students with an opportunity to engage in exploration in order to assist them in successfully aligning their academic, personal, and professional goals. Through individualized academic advising, coursework, and experiential learning, Students engage in meaningful self-reflection and vocational exploration with a goal of identifying a career path that will allow them to impact their communities in ways that align with their interests, values, and skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree
● 1 year of experience working with college-aged students or equivalent
experience in secondary education
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Effective written and verbal communication skills
● Strong critical thinking skills and adaptability
● Ability to maintain discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive student
● Basic understanding of common challenges for students in college
● Ability to develop and maintain positive connections with campus
constituents, students and their families
● Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Google Suite (Sheets,
Docs, Drive, Calendar)
● Ability to relate to and work with diverse students, faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

● Master’s preferred, preferably in education or related field
● Professional or graduate experience working in higher education
● Professional or graduate experience in academic advising, student success or
● Experience using educational software systems (Banner, Starfish, etc.) to track
and document academic information
● Experience instructing/teaching
● Knowledge of and sensitivity to values central to a Marianist education, including
a commitment to social justice and learning in diverse settings

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. The University does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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