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Student Services Advisor I

Full-time, 6-month “fixed-term” position

USC Marshall School of Business
MS Finance Program

The Master of Science in Finance program office is responsible for recruitment, admissions, program management and all related functions for the MS Finance program.  The MS Finance program is committed to transformative learning, a culture of inclusion, collegiality, cooperation, and teamwork.  The program staff is responsible for admitting high-caliber students each fall in alignment with quantitative and qualitative success metrics established for the admissions cycle. Students receive an exceptional STEM-certified degree program education, learn from USC Marshall’s leading faculty, access top-notch career services, and join a prestigious network. The general responsibilities/duties aligned with this position are as follows.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advise prospective students on admissions, financial aid, housing and academic requirements.

  • Assist in the admissions process.

  • Provide academic counseling for graduate students. Advise on matters of curriculum, course and degree requirements, transfer credit, and graduation.

  • Monitor student progress in honors and probation programs.

  • Evaluate student problems, academic, administrative or personal, and refer student to appropriate student services office for additional counseling. Assist with petition applications.

  • Maintain student records and coordinate registration activities, degree progress, enrollment, and degree verification.

  • Plan and coordinate student events including commencement, orientation, and receptions. Contract with vendors for services.

  • Maintain and compile statistical data. Prepare reports for internal and external use.

  • Gather financial data, assist in budget development, and monitor expenses.

  • Assist in the planning and execution of student recruitment strategies. Develop awareness of the MS in Finance Program by effectively communicating its benefits to potential students and employers by holding information sessions to inform prospective students of the program to advance their careers in finance.

  • Assist in preparation or update of bulletins, newsletters, handbooks, guides, fact sheets and brochures. Coordinate production of materials by outside vendors.

  • Modify existing program services or create new program offerings to maintain or enhance program standing and rankings.

  • Assist in developing and administering program operating and administrative policies.

  • Plan and conduct program quality assurance reviews and recommend changes as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in student affairs, student development, counseling, higher education, or other related field.

  • Experience in academic advisement and/or student support services and programs at an accredited college/university.

  • Familiarity with University student information and advising systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information within FERPA and University guidelines.

  • Demonstrated communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal, presentation) to work with a variety of diverse constituents including students, families, faculty, and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to meet student needs and department priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

  • Minimum Experience: 1 year

  • Minimum Field of Expertise: Student program or services experience

Required Documents and Additional Information

  • Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.

  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.

  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions*; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.

  • The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.

* University employer contributions may be subject to change due to financial impact of COVID-19

Why join the USC Marshall School of Business?

The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies.

USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace.

For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business, visit:

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree Minimum Experience: 1 year Minimum Field of Expertise: Student program or services experience

Job ID: 3253332316941643282

This job is located in

Los Angeles, CA - University Park Campus, California, 90011

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