The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) announces the search for a 50% FTE graduate advisor (GA) for the Undeclared component of the Access and Achievement Program (AAP). The Undeclared component of AAP provides academic advising and monitors the academic progress for approximately 200 select undeclared students. LAS-AAP is a student-centered program within LAS student academic affairs. It is designed to support underrepresented students’ academic success through systematic monitoring of academic performance, intensive personal counseling and referral to campus resources. LAS-AAP serves LAS students admitted through the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) and the President’s Award Program (PAP).
Reporting directly to the graduate advisor coordinator, the graduate advisor will assist with activities relating to: (1) administrative support for the program primarily through assisting students in understanding and negotiating the academic rules and regulations that govern academic eligibility, progress, and successful degree declaration and completion (2) provide timely and accurate information about policies and procedures relevant to registration, course enrollment, academic status, and general degree requirements (3) keep detailed and thorough notes (4) meet with students to identify academic strengths and challenges, to assess qualifications for entry into specific courses or majors, to gauge adjustment to academic and social life on campus, and to provide advice regarding viable alternatives that may lead to enhanced student success and (5) assist with coordination of academic advising activities and registration for students in and staff with the Undeclared component.