Student Advisors

Student Advisors for the 2021/22 Academic Year

During the academic year, the Student Advisors have office hours in the Learning Center in America for Bulgaria Student Center. Make an appointment here.


Viktor Kharyton is a senior from
Ukraine majoring in Political Science and International Relations and Journalism and Mass Communications.

“Moving on through the chosen major courses may sometimes be complicated. As a junior, I could say that it surely would have been hard for me to move on without a good piece of advice. That is why Students Advisors are here to help you pick a route to the desired degree. I am pleased to be the part of the team 20/21 Academic Year - hope that we’ll find the solution to any kind of problem you encounter!”


Daorsa Kamberi is a senior from Albania majoring in Political Science and International Relations and Psychology:

“I have always been a firm believer that knowledge is the most divine trait of humans. Being able to transmit it has been my dream for a long time. That is why I joined the Student Advisors’ team, in hope I can make a contribution to everyone who wishes to extend their knowledge in a field as interesting and constructive as Philosophy. So, if you need advising, don't hesitate to ask. I would be more than happy to help! "×


Bojana Petrova is a senior from Macedonia, majoring in Political Science and International Relations and Psychology.

„Voter ignorance is spreading and it is becoming a real issue, that is why it is essential for students to understand the importance of decision making in politics. Luckily, courses like introduction to politics offer students the help to create their own philosophy which will make it easier for them to have a say in the decision-making process. On that account, I would be delighted to help any student who wants to get more familiar with the basic political concepts and ideologies.“

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JOB SUMMARY AND MISSION  

The Advising Center Advisors/Tutors work in close cooperation with the Academic Advising Center and serve as a comfortable source of continuous support to students.  The advisors/tutors provide tutoring in different disciplines and offer assistance to students with undeclared major through sharing experiences and insights into the academic issues.  The Advising Center Advisors/Tutor ’s position is an opportunity for students to enhance their leadership skills. 

SUMMARY OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Undergo training on effective communication skills, decision making, dealing with change, time and stress management, etc.
  • Participate in the New Student Orientation to present the Advising Center Advisor/Tutor program and to assist the new students during registration
  • Serve (no more than 10 hours a week) at the Academic Advising Center to provide tutoring in the specific discipline, assist students choose appropriate academic schedules, connect students to campus resources, etc. 
  • Assist in organizing the activities/programs offered by Academic Advising Center
  • Plan, organize and present workshops on academic and social skills.
  • Participate in professional development activities such as session observations each semester.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • At least sophomore status
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0
  • Good knowledge of the AUBG academic policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of the AUBG campus resources
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely  
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