Advisor - Honors College
Job Number: P705
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Academic Advising, Honors College
Advisor - Honors College
Dean University Honors College
$42,114 - $51,870; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
This is a FTE advisor position reporting to the Dean of the Honors College. The Honors College Advisor will work with students in a wide variety of majors throughout the university who are taking honors classes. As currently structured, this advisor will primarily advise and mentor freshmen and sophomores. The advisor will provide assistance with honors class enrollment, conduct workshops, monitor student progression in the Honors College, and intervene as necessary to ensure that students are staying on-track to progress with honors requirements. The advisor must maintain accurate and confidential records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and to evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The individual must be a team player; the advisor will participate in CUSTOMS orientation sessions and recruiting events, some of which will involve occasional evenings, overnight trips, and weekend hours. The advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned and is expected to participate in professional development. Prior experience with undergraduate research, Study Abroad, student organizations, and leadership development and community service programs are welcomed but not required for full consideration.
Master's degree. Note: A Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years of directly related, progressively responsible experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.
Required Related Experience
No experience required with a Master's degree. Three (3) years of directly progressively responsible experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.
Desirable Related Experience
Two (2) years' progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults as a teacher, guidance counselor, staff professional in a student services office, 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:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: June 22, 2023
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