Academic advisors facilitate the holistic growth and development of students as they transition to and through the institution and navigate their undergraduate experience. Using techniques of academic advising, academic planning, and resource connection, academic advisors aim to facilitate students’ development, success, and engagement.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
95% - Advisement and Retention
Provide academic advising services to an assigned caseload of students.
Assist undergraduates with their holistic growth and development as they transition to and through the institution.
Assist students with academic planning, course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans.
Utilize creative problem-solving to troubleshoot student issues as they arise.
Provide support and direction to students regarding adapting to university life.
Advise undergraduates on academic opportunities and requirements, policies and procedures.
Monitor students’ academic progress to advise them of their academic standing.
Communicate to students the process and deadlines for graduation processing.
Confirm degree compliance.
Compile and analyze academic data; prepare and write reports.
Make suggestions for improving student advising processes based on data and student feedback.
Develop and implement advising programming.
5% - Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Master’s degree required.
A minimum of 3 years of advising or counseling experience is required.
Ph.D. or equivalent experience in academic setting is preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understanding of student development theory and current academic advising practices.
Ability to interact productively with faculty, administrators, students and other academic and administrative departments.
Excellent communication and consensus building skills.
Demonstrated success in providing friendly, high quality customer services and effective outreach abilities.
Knowledge of professional student population needs and obstacles to success.
Knowledge of at-risk student populations and interventions.
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
Ability to use common technology platforms.
Demonstrated cultural competence.
Ability to provide academic coaching or success coaching to at-risk student populations.
Knowledge of high achieving student populations.
Knowledge of co-curricular academic experiences necessary for a comprehensive undergraduate experience.
Classified Title: Academic Advisor Working Title: Sr. Academic Advisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001401-Academic Advising Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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