Student Advisors for the 202/23 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.
Elena Ivanova is a junior from Bulgaria majoring in
Computer Science and Information Systems and tutoring Wedsite Development.
“It is common for future students to be uncertain about their career path. Fortunately, AUBG provides its students the opportunity to explore courses first and decide their major later. Of course, designing your own schedule and choosing your causes can be overwhelming if one is confused. This is one of the reasons why so many students each year choose AUBG as their university – the university with the best community and the most helpful students. At AUBG’s Advising Center we support students to choose their future development.”
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
TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE ACADEMIC ADVISING CENTER
- Application form (available at Academic Advising Center);
Letter of intent (no more than 300 words)
Recommendation letter from a professor teaching the discipline the student will be tutoring