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Advisor - Media and Entertainment Advising

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Academic Advising, College of Media & Entertainment

Job Title

Advisor - Media and Entertainment Advising

Department

Media and Entertainment Advising

Salary

$42,114 - $51,870; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Serve as part of the advising team to provide guidance for Media and Entertainment students, providng assistance in academic growth and adjustment to university life. The college Advisors will work with the following groups of students: Traditional Students, Prescribed Students, Undeclared Students, Transfer Students and Traditional Students Meta Major as defined herein. Traditional advisors will work with students from the point of matriculation to graduation. The primary role of a traditional advisor is to provide educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. The traditional advisor will monitor student progression and intervene as necessary to ensure students stay on track for graduation. The traditional advisor is responsible for the retention of the students assigned to them and will have regular contact with the students to ensure they are aware of available interventions that could help the student succeed. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate student records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The Advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned. Note: a flexible work schedule is required to accommodate student requests for advising after traditional work hours.

Required Education

Master's degree in Communication, Education or the Social Sciences. Note: A Bachelor's degree in Communication, Education or the Social Sciences plus three (3) years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.

Required Related Experience

No experience required with a Master's degree.

Desirable Related Experience

Two (2) years' progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults in an advising or career services counseling area in a college or university setting preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: December 2, 2022

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