Academic Advisor

Posted in on 03/05/2013

Montclair State University

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Montclair, NJ

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TITLE/RANK            Academic Advisor / U24

DEPARTMENT         Center for Advising & Student Transitions


DESCRIPTION          Under the leadership of the Associate Director, the Academic Advisor will advise a caseload of students and coordinate a variety of activities to promote the success and retention of first-year, freshman, and sophomore students at Montclair State University.  The Academic Advisor will also teach a section of New Student Seminar each academic year, participate in New Student, Transfer, and Family Orientation programs. Additionally, the Academic Advisor will participate in assessment activities and in the development of benchmarks and outcomes.


QUALIFICATIONS  Master’s degree required, preferably in Student Affairs or Higher Education, and a minimum of two years full-time professional experience working in a college or university setting. Preference will be given to candidates with documented experience working with first-year and/or sophomore year programs. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Ability to work with a team of diverse professional staff and student is essential.



SALARY RANGE      starting at $58,018


STARTING DATE     May 1, 2012




      Montclair, NJ 07043


APPLY BY                 All applications will be considered until a candidate is selected

Organizational Marketing Statement:

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education.


Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.


The University’s six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Additional information can be found on the MSU website

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