Academic Advisor (Department of Art)

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

ID: 7076701
Posted: April 2, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About This Role:

Academic Advising in The Department of Art is a partnership between students and the Department Faculty. Advisors engage students in their educational planning, teach them how to navigate college and university resources, and encourage them to take responsibility for decisions about their academic progress.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in art/design or related field
Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Academic Advising
One or two years' experience advising or working directly with university student populations
Ability to work with students, staff, and faculty with varied backgrounds, cultures and abilities
Computer competence
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and capacity to work with institutional systems
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely and effective manner
Ability to work effectively as a part of a team
Effective written and oral communication skills, both one on one, and with groups
Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents as a single-file PDF:

Cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references in a single-file PDF
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$39,000 - $39,924 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.


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