Advisor - College of Behavioral & Health Sciences

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

ID: 7066633
Posted: June 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences Advisors will work with students majoring in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Health & Human Performance, Human Sciences and Social Work. Advisors will work with students from the point of matriculation to graduation. The primary role of an advisor is to provide educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. Advisors will monitor student progression and intervene as necessary to ensure students stay on track for graduation. The advisor is responsible for the retention of the students assigned to them and will have regular contact with students to ensure they are aware of available interventions that could help them succeed. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate student records using internal student tracking software to support the retention strategies and evaluate student progress and satisfaction. The Advisor will perform related tasks and special projects as assigned. Note: a flexible work schedule is required to accommodate student requests for advising after traditional work hours.

Required Educational Qualifications and Field of Study
Master’s degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences
Note: A Bachelor’s degree in areas related to behavioral, health and human sciences or higher education and student affairs plus three (3) years of directly related experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.

Required Year(s) and Type of Work Experience
No experience required with Master’s degree

Preferred Year(s) and Type of Work Experience
Two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience working with college students or young adults in an advising or career services counseling area in a college or university setting preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses Preferred
Salary Range $36,443 - $44,886; commensurate with experience
Job Open Date 06/01/2020
Job Close Date 06/30/2020
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
In response to COVID-19, and to protect the health and safety of our employees, Human Resource Services is currently closed to the public, including employees and applicants. HR will be operating with limited services so we ask that you please email any questions regarding this position to We appreciate your patience and understanding.


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