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University College Advising Fellows

Position Description

University College Advising Fellows are a dynamic team of undergraduate students who provide academic advising assistance to University College students through knowledge of academic policies and procedures, navigation of course selection, and major exploration initiatives. UC Advising Fellows assist their peers with choosing an academic major or minor, selecting courses for the fall and spring semesters, and provide individual and group advising. Other responsibilities may include support of University College events and initiatives. Students applying for this position must be available for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Completion of at least one semester and 15 credits earned at Montclair State University.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • GPAs will be verified at the time of application and at the end of each semester.
  • In good conduct standing at Montclair with an outcome of ‘Not Responsible’ for University Code of Conduct violations.
    • Conduct history will be verified at the time of application and at the end of each semester.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Genuine interest in assisting students with scheduling and major exploration.
  • Available to work throughout the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, NEST, Degree Works, HawkSync, and other student systems.
Time Commitment
  • 10 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for 35 weeks during the academic year.
  • Support Montclair State and University College events and initiatives that may occur in the evenings or on the weekends.
  • Mandatory 3 day summer training scheduled for late August.
Compensation and Benefits of University College Advising Fellows
  • Hourly wage of $8.85.
  • A letter of recommendation from the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of University College at the successful completion of your service.
  • A certificate of recognition at the successful completion of your service.
  • Earn a University College Fellow badge on Experience Montclair that you can add to your co-curricular transcript.
  • Learn transferable skills that you can add to your resume and market to other employers.
  • Networking and mentoring opportunity with Montclair State and University College faculty, staff, and senior level University administrators..
  • Leadership experience.

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