Nestled in the hills overlooking the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, Holy Names University serves over 1000 undergraduate and graduate students, offering the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Music, and Master of Science in Nursing. The University is noted for its commitment to excellence, civic engagement and social justice. It is consistently ranked in the top five Masters level universities in the West for diversity. HNU Holy Names University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For additional information about Holy Names University, visit www.hnu.edu
Position and Duties
The Undergraduate Academic Advisor works as part of an advising team providing guidance and information regarding academic requirements for the degree at Holy Names University. This position assists students in scheduling classes each semester, evaluating academic abilities and accomplishments, and setting academic goals. Responsibilities include monitoring academic progress of students; determining satisfactory progress toward degree; identifying current and potential needs or problem areas (e.g., study skills, tutoring); and making referrals and providing follow up as appropriate. This position also prepares materials such as student advising guides and checklists and also assists in presenting information about undergraduate programs to potential new students and parents. The Advising and Learning Resource Center serves all undergraduate students, as well as one graduate program. Assignments of specific majors or areas of specialty are determined based on the qualifications of individual advising staff. In addition each academic advisor has an administrative responsibility that supports the overall mission of the Advising Center. The currently open position may provide support to students in health related programs such as pre-nursing and Health Sciences.
Bachelor's degree AND one year or more years of academic advising experience. Master’s degree in Education, Counseling or related field and additional advising experience preferred
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Detail oriented; strong verbal and written communication skills
- Experience working with and supporting a diverse student population.
- Experience with Student Information Systems preferred
- This position may require a background screen.
- We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.
- This is a Regular, Full-Time, Exempt position reporting to the Executive Director of Advising and Learning Resources
Applicants must submit the Holy Names University Employment Application to be considered for a position. Submissions without the Employment Application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed until all information is received. Please submit resume, cover letter and HNU application to firstname.lastname@example.org