Specialist - Advisor-Fixed Term

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: East Lansing, MICHIGAN

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Engineering Dean 10016256
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location:East Lansing
Categories:Student Services/Student Affairs, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

Serve as an academic advisor to all levels of engineering students in all engineering majors. Perform the full range of academic advising activities including summer academic orientation, course and career planning, and major selection.  Will also have responsibility for other student service functions and student engagement activities. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative setting with department faculty, other advisors and student support staff throughout the university. Occasional evening or weekend work can be expected.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -student affairs, higher education, counseling, or related field

Minimum Requirements

Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required. Proficiency in using Microsoft Office is expected.

Desired Qualifications

A master's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, or related field, and experience working with and/or advising college-age students preferred. Ability to establish rapport across ethnic, racial, cultural and gender differences is necessary. An interest in working with student transitions is desirable. Familiarity with university policies, procedures and student data systems; knowledge of career fields associated with science and engineering topics is preferred.  

Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Name and contact information for three references



MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Jun 22, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jul 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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