The undergraduate Public Health Studies (PHS) program in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University seeks an Academic Advisor to help PHS majors navigate their undergraduate experience and prepare for careers in public health or related fields. Academic Advisors in the PHS program serve as a main resource for PHS majors regarding all aspects of the program in order to help students set and achieve academic goals. They provide long-term, individualized support to each student. The Academic Advisor is a full-time senior staff position located on the Homewood campus.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities of the Academic Advisor include:
Provide guidance on meeting graduation requirements, course selection, and registration.
Coordinate the graduation clearance process with the Registrar’s Office, and the KSAS Office of Academic Advising.
Providing guidance on career and post-graduate planning.
Additionally, the Academic Advisor will support the PHS Program by:
Teaching undergraduate classes as needed.
Serving on academic committees (standing or ad hoc).
Participating in program review and strategic planning processes.
Assisting with publication of the undergraduate handbook and catalog.
Facilitating the coordination of course schedules.
Working with student groups and organizing events.
Communicating with students, faculty, and administrators from KSAS and JHSPH, as well as alumni and community partners regarding advising matters.
Interacting with alumni and community partners.
Participating in recruitment events and open houses, interacting with prospective students.
Representing the University at meetings and conferences.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Minimum of a Master's degree in public health or a related field.
Minimum of three years of public health related experience required.
Five years of experience working in the public health field
Prior experience teaching or advising students at the university level preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong interpersonal skills, proven ability to listen, guide, and motivate others.
Commitment to inclusivity, respect for individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to display information visually.
Experience conducting workshops or giving presentations.
Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information.
Strong organizational skills, ability to balance multiple responsibilities.
Attention to detail.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
Willingness to learn other software applications and online platforms needed for the advising program.
Classified Title: Academic Advisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 to $72,210 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001381-Public Health Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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