Associate Director and Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Program - McDonough School of Business

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 27, 2018
Closes
Aug 23, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Associate Director and Academic Counselor, Undergraduate Program - McDonough School of Business

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (MSB) develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today's international business environment.

The Associate Director and Academic Counselor provides support for a strategic area of focus for the undergraduate program, as well as for student developmental programs in the first, second, third and final year of undergraduate study. Reporting to the Senior Assistant Dean for Advising, the Associate Director and Academic Counselor has duties that include but are not limited to;

  • Supports and advises approximate 200 business students on curricular, academic, and personal issues in the Jesuit tradition
  • Works closely with students on academic probation to provide additional support in an effort to help them improve their time management and study skills.
  • Supports the work of existing student engagement programs, as well as develop new programming to support emphasis on global business and leadership within the curriculum and co-curriculum for undergraduate students, including work with faculty, administrators and offices across campus.
  • Provides support for major events, including New Student Orientation, Family Weekend, GAAP weekends, and Graduation.
  • Works with various administrative offices and departments across Georgetown University, in an effort to best support and advise students, to include informal conversations with staff in many areas of Student Affairs, Athletics, Registrar's Office, and Student Financial Services.
  • Engages in committees such as New Student Orientation, Building Bridges, Sophomore Subcommittee of the First Year Experience Committee, and the University Honor Council.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of advising experience within higher education.
  • Preference for familiarity with business education and students
  • Availability and willingness to work on weekends and evenings as needed

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