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Lawton, OK 73505
Job DescriptionRESPONSIBILITIES: An Advisement Specialist provides individual academic counseling to students on placement, course selection, selection of a major and academic performance. Advisement Specialists advise and enroll undergraduate students assigned to the Academic Advising Center, maintain frequent and regular interaction and follow-up with assigned advisees, and refer students to the appropriate academic support services and resources on campus. Advisement Specialists report to the Academic Services Director. Advisement Specialists may be assigned staggered work hours including evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of a diverse student population. The successful candidate must have the ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals using excellent interpersonal, listening, and communication skills in order to advise students with respect to their academic goals. This position may also include duties related to training faculty advisors and, depending upon academic credentials, teaching first-year orientation classes. Advisement specialists will be required to develop and maintain a broad understanding of non-academic university services and resources available to students.