Job Description Academic Advisor by lbK8L7VH


									Department:                             Academic Support Services

Official Title:                         Academic Advisor

Number of Individuals
With the Job Description:               One

Organizational Unit/Department: Academic Advisement, Academic Support

Work Location:                          Research and Information Commons (RIC)

Title of Immediate Supervisor:          Director of Academic Advisement

Title of Other Positions Reporting
To This Position:                  None

Purpose of Position:                    Provide academic counseling to students

Tasks/Duties Performed: The responsibilities of the position will include, but may
not be limited to:

                 Counsel students on curriculum and success strategies.
                 Assist with Incoming freshman registration.
                 Assist with retention efforts.
                 Provide advocacy for students.
                 Focus on at-risk students.
                 Work with a caseload of probationary students.


                 Bachelors degree required; commitment to student success and
                  sensitivity to diversity required.
                 Master’s degree and prior higher education advisement experience
                  is preferred.
                 Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher)
                 Detail and accuracy oriented
                 Maintain confidentiality in a discreet and professional manner.

Position is full time, 35 hours per week, exempt administrative and may require
extended hours.

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