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Student Organization Advisor

Responsibilities: The student organization advisor is responsible for advising numerous student leaders; providing comprehensive direction and guidance as student leaders plan projects and events; serving as a resource to students; assessing and maintaining risk management practices; assessing and maintaining appropriate electronic databases; participating in staff trainings and meetings; and participating on committees and other programs promoting student activities on campus.

Special qualifications: Excellent written and oral communications skills, as well as, strong interpersonal skills are necessary. Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks are essential. The ability to work with a diverse student population are crucial.

Experience: A minimum of one year’s prior advising experience with student programs and/or organizations; budgeting experience; demonstrated leadership in initiating and implementing educational programming among student groups/organizations.

Education: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree required, with a master's degree from an accredited institution in education, counseling, business administration, or related field preferred, though some institutions will recognize several year’s experience for the latter.


Core competencies: Communication, Intercultural Proficiency, Planning, Student Learning

Updated Jan. 20, 2013