Advises undergraduate students in academic matters including the construction of class schedules, core curriculum, and elective requirements. Must have the ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals, to be perceptive, and have an understanding of student concerns. Requires extreme sensitivity and appropriate handling of confidential information with a professional approach to all responsibilities as outlined below.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Monitor student progress towards the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
Register full-time, matriculated students and make course adjustments to their programs during the course adjustment periods
Maintain individual digital student files containing notes of meetings, discussions, course changes, class schedules, transcripts, attendance records, correspondence, etc.
Counsel students considering the interruption of their studies, and process the Interruption Form when appropriate
Informs the department chair of potential student problems (academic and/or personal) including unsatisfactory work and excessive absence reports
Monitors attendance and academic progress of students on academic probation
Reviews transfer credits of accepted students with the director of academic advisement as necessary
Visit classrooms regularly to observe students, instructors and the educational process at work; submits reports of visits to director of academic advisement
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as a minimum requirement
One to two years of administrative experience, preferably in a collegiate environment
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Patience, compassion, and maturity when dealing with students, parents, instructors, and staff
Commitment to the School of Visual Arts' mission and educational objectives
School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for more than seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, a dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprising 7,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 38,000 alumni in 75 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world. For more information about the College’s 31 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and Continuing Education division, visit sva.edu. Learn more about working at SVA.
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The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
About School of Visual Arts
School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for nearly seven decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world.