Online Programs Advisor

Colorado State University-Pueblo

Pueblo, CO

ID: 7072245
Posted: November 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department Information

The University makes available a broad array of credit and non-credit courses, seminars and workshops through the Division of Extended Studies. Some programs are offered on campus and off-campus sites and some are offered through distance modalities including online and correspondence programs.

A primary aim of the Division of Extended Studies is to provide courses to part-time students. A variety of educational methods - classroom instruction, correspondence courses, on-line courses, conferences, workshops and seminars - are utilized to expand educational access and meet the needs of students at convenient times and settings. Students may earn academic credit toward a degree, study for career advancement, or pursue cultural and avocational interests.

Description of Job
Responsible to the Online Lead Specialist for providing student support and advising for the CSU Pueblo Programs (including Construction Management / BAS in Allied Health, Nursing / M.Ed. and MBA), and future online programs. Advises students taking courses through CSU Pueblo Online, Independent Study Program and classroom instruction at various off-campus sites through graduation.

Primary Duties:

Student Services

Responsible for processing official and unofficial advising forms, petitions of credit, graduation planning sheets, student correspondence and for tracking admissions applications in coordination with applicable campus offices.
Explains potential course transferability, and academic policies and procedures to students and staff.
Outreach and Marketing
Recommends and participates in educational fairs, professional associations and community outreach activities designed to generate enrollment growth for assigned programs.
Assists in the preparation of general information bulletins, policy manuals, course schedules and promotional publications.
Suggests possible design layout and placement of advertising and promotions.
Assists with outgoing written correspondence and telephone calls for recruitment purposes.
Division and University Affairs
Participates in Division and University affairs in Pueblo and throughout the region that enhance the assigned programs’ performance and quality profile.
Ensures that the advising process and marketing materials conform to relevant university and state policies, procedures and accreditation practices.
Works collaboratively and effectively with department chairs and admissions, records and financial aid staff to assist students with academic processes.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of college admissions, advising, enrollment and financial aid procedures.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Experience in adult education programs.
Experience in marketing and outreach services to adults.
Knowledge of regional accreditation and higher education regulatory processes.
Knowledge or Experience in Construction Management or related field.
Knowledge of Banner and/or Slate.
Supplemental Information
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.


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