JOB DESCRIPTION Requisition ID ASU Job Title Job Title Campus Location Department Name Full-Time/Part-Time Scope of Search Grant Funded Position Close Date Job Description Minimum Qualifications Desired Qualifications 12910 Academic Success Specialist Academic Success Specialist West MLF Teachers College Full-Time Open This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding. May 04, 2015 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and considered every week until the search is closed. Reports to a manager, chair, or director under general supervision, plans, organizes and coordinates academic advising activities with the purpose of promoting academic standards and student success in meeting these standards to ensure retention of students in the university. Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years previous experience in one or more of the following: advising, student recruitment/retention or related student services utilizing a proactive and innovative approach which results in demonstrated outcomes in retention, graduation, and academic planning; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, procedures and methods of evidence-based academic advising strategies Demonstrated knowledge of ASU academic structure and organization Demonstrated knowledge of academic programs, colleges, and departments university-wide Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and methods of program management Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of supervision Demonstrated knowledge of student service orientation Demonstrated leadership behaviors and abilities Experience in designing presentation materials and giving oral presentations in group settings. Experience in applying the principles, techniques and methods of teamwork, compromise and collaboration to produce desired outcomes Experience in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities of self and others Working Environment Essential Duties Experience in using of internet-based research tools and Microsoft Office computer applications Experience in rapidly adapting and effectively utilizing new technology, practices, policies and methods Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse populations Experience in work effectively in an environment subject to quickly changing priorities Evidence of effective communication both written and verbally Experience in interpreting student needs and determine when referral to other University resources is appropriate Experience in demonstrating sensitivity to needs of a diverse student population. Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse. Required to stand for varying lengths of time and travel moderate distances to perform work Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds Advises elementary education majors in MLFTC Collaborates with operations manager in scheduling of classes for professional program Provide guidance as to applicable teacher pipeline pathways Assist students in the decision making process and course scheduling experience Evaluation of coursework Strategic enrollment planning and forecasting Documentation of student interest, feedback and experience Provide training to units and teams in relation to the certificate Maintain relationships, provide updates, and provide a consistent presence in students' academic advising experience Partnership, involvement and/or participation in the planning of Welcome Event and Academic Advising updates and training sessions Day to day academic advising office referrals, student meetings and new student experiences when applicable Coordinates a program, portion of a large program, or a group of activities and functions within a department or college directed to the retention and success of the student population Department Statement ASU Statement Works closely and collaboratively with manager, chair, or director and university goals Acts as team leader or senior resource for professional and/or support staff, may supervise students and/or staff as requested/needed Utilizing eAdvisor, assists students by exploring a variety of academic options, register for courses and make timely progress towards completion of degree Coordinates academic success program development and implementation Assists in development of academic advising policy Monitors student academic progress and program effectiveness through a variety of reporting tools including eAdvisor; works closely and collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to ensure academic success Reports to student questions and concerns, works with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with program and successful progress to completion Works collaboratively and collegially with academic units and services throughout the university to facilitate comprehensive student support Utilizes a variety of university data and programmatic direction to promote student academic success As one of America's largest producers of teachers and as a leader in cultivating transformative school leaders in the nation's PreK - 12 schools, ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC) prepares 1,500+ teachers annually through its multiple preparation programs which include undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered through traditional and non-traditional pathways. Mary Lou Fulton Teacher College continues to rise in the rankings of the nation's top education graduate programs, climbing to No. 17 and tying with University of California-Berkeley and the University of Kansas according to the 2016 U. S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released March 10, 2015. Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree Employment Verification Background Check Statement Instructions to Apply Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent up successful passing of the background check. Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Resumes should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications stated in this requisition. Only electronic applications are accepted. Instructions for ASU Online Employment Applications ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated. • Go to the ASU Human Resources site: https://cfo.asu.edu/hrapplicant and scroll down to apply for an ASU job now. • For staff positions click on Internal Applicants (for existing ASU employees) or External Applicants (you must create an ASU account or enter existing account information). • From the ASU Welcome page which is the new Talent Gateway (gives applicants several online options for the recruiting process), click on Search Openings to locate positions of interest. • From the Search Openings page, customize your search or simply click the Search button to view all ASU staff job openings. • From the Search Results page, scroll to positions of interest and click on the red Requisition ID 12910BR at the left to apply. • From the Job Details page, review the posted job description and click the Apply To Job button to begin the online application process. Then, answer the questions to complete the ASU Kenexa online employment application (Note‐ you will be asked to submit your cover letter, resume and three personal references as part of the application process).
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