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Academic Advisor (Biology)

Apply now Department: 3670020060 Biology
Job no: 511550
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

Kansas State University's Division of Biology invites applications for a full-time, 12-month term, Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor assists 300 undergraduate students with course selection and navigating University resources. This role also helps with recruitment and retention efforts and supports students with long-range planning to find the best options for their particular goals.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Biology is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of new and existing biological knowledge, in a supportive and diverse environment, to students, professional colleagues, and the public through first-rate teaching, research and outreach. To learn more about the Division, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/biology/

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:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous experience in teaching and/or advising in higher education
  • Familiarity with the academic field of biological sciences

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with student, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The preferred start date of the position is November 9, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$39,780 - $50,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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