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Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Robert G. Merrick School of Business

Vacancy Number 300754

Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 03/10/17     Closes: 03/27/17

Salary: $48,000 - $52,000

The Robert G. Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore invites applications for the position of academic advisor. Candidates with background and experience in advising or academic program support and/or coordination in a college or university or other higher education organization are encouraged to apply.  The position is available beginning May 1, 2017 and is subject to final budget approval by the President of the University.  

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland. The Merrick School of Business (MSB) is a leader in business and management education accredited by AACSB International.  Its seven undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as certificate and dual degree programs enroll 1800 students, of which 600 are graduate students.  With a growing reputation for addressing the issues of a changing landscape for business and the economy, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country's Best Undergraduate Business Programs as well as one of the Best Online MBA Programs since 2012. The University is located in the cultural center of Baltimore within walking distance of the harbor, restaurants, theaters and symphony hall. For more information about the University of Baltimore, please visit our website at http://www.ubalt.edu.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a baccalaureate degree in Business, Education, Counseling or other related fields/disciplines that contribute to the incumbent’s success, as well as two years of experience working in advising or academic program support in either a student assistant/graduate assistant or staff role. Applicants with a master’s degree in business or related field and direct experience in advising or academic support within a school of business are preferred.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of academic advising principles and practices, the ability to work effectively as a member of a team, strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and experience working with traditional and non-traditional diverse student populations.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Undergraduate Advising in the Merrick School of Business, the main purpose of this position is to offer academic advisement to undergraduate business students.  The position promotes student success, retention, enrollment, and program completion in several key ways, including providing academic advising to students in undergraduate academic programs regarding class scheduling and degree completion planning; and supporting academic leadership with data regarding student matters, such as enrollment management and recruitment. Advisement also includes providing guidance to students and faculty regarding academic policies and procedures. Other duties include, promoting the visibility of the Business School by representing the programs at community college fairs, information sessions, open houses, and orientations.  In addition, the incumbent uses Microsoft Applications and available technology to support advising students more efficiently and accurately.  

The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy.  Information follows about submitting the electronic application and attaching your cover letter and resume. 

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Please read and print the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

NAVIGATION

A - COVER LETTER AND RESUME ATTACHMENT AND UPLOAD

Before you apply:

 Save a single PDF or Word file with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered.

When you apply:

•In Candidate Gateway: Click “Browse” to access the Word or PDF document you saved with all of your documents.
•Then, click “Upload” to attach it.
•Click “Continue” to continue the application process.

B - ENTER DATA ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES:

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above and below the required data for the four categories shown above.

Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the entire application process.

1. Current and Prior Employment/Work Experience:

•Enter employment information relevant to your position of interest.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•After you enter your work experience, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

2. Education/Education History and References:

•Use the dropdown to enter your highest education level.  Entering this information is required.
•Then, only college and university information is required. Click the plus sign to the left of the “Postsecondary Education” link to enter that information.
•For country, enter USA or click the hourglass to select another country.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•Click the plus sign to the left of "References" to enter two professional references.
•After you enter your education information and references, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

3. How did you find out about us/how did you find out about the job?

•After you enter this information, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

4. Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire: Answer the questions requiring a yes or no response. After you answer them, click “Submit.” This leads you to the Submit Online Application page.

C – SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION

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Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Baltimore. HR will process your application documents for the search committee’s consideration.
Note: This screen will also show additional information about the selection process and Office of Human Resources contact information.

Questions/Help
If you have trouble viewing our job postings or applying for the vacancy, contact pmason@ubalt.edu for assistance.

TO APPLY:

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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  • Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
  • To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
  • Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.

Last Published 10/2/15