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PT Student Advisor

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
William Penn Annex West, PA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

Posted Job Title

PT Student Advisor

Job Profile Title

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Summary

As a Student Advisor, you will be responsible for assisting UTR leadership in advising students, with a focus on monitoring students on improvement plans. This will include meeting with students individually and in small groups to develop and monitor interventions that contribute to their academic success. Meetings with students will take place after the school day and in the evenings.

Job Description

Position Title: Student Advisor

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Type: Part-time, temporary

Duties: As a Student Advisor, you will be responsible for assisting UTR leadership in advising students, with a focus on monitoring students on improvement plans. This will include meeting with students individually and in small groups to develop and monitor interventions that contribute to their academic success. Meetings with students will take place after the school day and in the evenings.

Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in teaching, particularly in urban schools, is essential.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with UTR leadership to provide effective student advising.
  • Monitor students on improvement plans and implement targeted interventions.
  • Conduct individual and small group meetings to support students in their academic journey.
  • Advise students regarding academic core and/or departmental requirements, appropriate class selection, academic policies and procedures, and campus resources.
  • Assist students with identification of long term goals and career plans.
  • Work to position students to meet requirements for graduation within appropriate periods of time while preparing them to meet future goals.
  • Serve on appropriate department, college and/or campus advisory committees.
  • Perform related duties as required or deemed necessary to meet the Academic Advising goals within the Advisor's scope of responsibility.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Graduate School of Education

Pay Range

$7.25 - $33.00 Hourly Rate

Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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