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Advisor

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Criminal Background Check Required.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Advisor
Department Academic Programs, College of Nursing - 35100
Pay Grade 7
Job Category Administrative
Job Summary

Responsible to the Director of Student Services for the recruitment, admission, orientation, registration and advisement of Bachelor of Science in Nursing students; provides professional, personal, and academic advising to pre-nursing and BSN students and aggressively pursues efficient and effective recruitment opportunities at the undergraduate level.

Essential Functions
- Recruits students across the BSN programs in agencies, community colleges and area high schools.
- Provides academic and personal advisement for prospective and pre-nursing students
- Monitors applicant progress into the BSN major.
- Develops programs of study.
- Collaborates with CON RN-BSN/Dual Degree Advisor and program director to develop effective strategies to recruit distance BSN students.
- Outlines general education requirements.
- Assists students in the interpretation of University and College of Nursing policies.
- Recruits for distance nursing programs by developing recruitment strategies and maintaining relationships with university and outside constituents including but not limited to community college partners in the tricities, Knoxville and Chattanooga areas and various health-care agencies within the region.
- Utilizes social media through recruitment efforts to reach large populations of students.
- Reviews applications for admission to the BSN programs

Secondary Functions
- Serves on college, university and community committees, including the Academic Advising Council
- Collaborates with recruiters assigned to graduate programs to cover attendance at various events.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of counseling and advisement skills.
Knowledge of technical and time management skills.
Ability to communicate, organize, and multitask effectively.
Ability to be dependable.
Ability to accomplish goals with minimum supervision

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; three years of related experience required; knowledge of basic counseling and advising techniques required.

Preferred Qualifications
Salary

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS00076P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 07/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Criminal Background Check Required.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Do you have knowledge of basic counseling and advising techniques?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents