Health Studies Undergraduate Advisor - University of Washington
Academic Advising and Student Services
- Advise undergraduate students on registration, continuation requirements and policies, graduation requirements, university policies and procedures, petitions, goal setting, degree completion, retention/intervention strategies, and the utilization of university tools such as degree audit and MyPlan.
- Evaluate and monitor academic progress for current students.
- Provide counsel and intervention strategies for students on academic probation and those who do not meet program requirements.
- Advise students on parallel-planning for alternate degree and career options and pathways.
- Oversee student files and electronic databases of applicant and student information.
- Assist current students in identifying resources for career development and graduate school exploration.
- Work closely with the Health Studies Program Director, Health Studies Curriculum Committee Chair, Registrar, Admissions, and department faculty regarding advising issues.
- Assist with student file systems and electronic databases of student information including degree audit data input and management for student graduation.
- Serve as a resource and mediator for resolving problems and accessing appropriate support services.
- Collaborate with Academic Services staff on projects.
- Collaborate on creation and selection of recruitment materials.
- Participate in recruitment presentations and activities.
- Present Information Sessions for Heath Studies and other presentations as scheduled.
- Provide other student services support as assigned by the Director of Academic Services.
- Provide input on course and curriculum needs as identified by working with students.
Admissions and Orientation
- Provide academic and personal counsel to prospective applicants in collaboration with Admissions and First Year Pre-Major Programs.
- Participate the admissions process in collaboration with admissions and support staff.
- Evaluate admissions applications, transcripts, and personal statements for each application cycle.
- Monitor admissions and enrollment numbers.
Counsel and redirect students denied admissions
- Conduct year-round student orientations in collaboration with Orientation and Transition Programs.
- Update online orientation for new applicants as needed.
General Program Administration
- General program administrative support as needed.
- Participate in curriculum committee work for the planning of program curricula and enrollment management.
- Maintain program website pages and communication material.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Education, Health or related field.
- At least three years of related student services experience in the area of admissions, advising of applicants-prospective and current students and recruitment.
- Commitment to providing excellent student services in a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation.
- Ability to form productive working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members from a wide variety of backgrounds.
- Ability to communicate effectively interpersonally and in writing, with a proven ability to give public presentations as needed.
- Proficiency in standard office software.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies related to student records and information systems, admissions, and registration. Familiarity with an admissions process into a competitive major.
- Working knowledge of community college transfer processes and articulation agreements.
- Master’s degree in Education, Public/Global Health, Public Affairs, or related field.
- Familiarity with UW systems; SDB, EARS, SLATE, and MyPlan.
- Familiarity with University of Washington policies and procedures.
- Experience working with health related programs and students.
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