Advisor, Academic Job Description

Advisor, Academic Job Description

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Advisor, academic provides individual and group instruction related to study skills, time management, note taking, test taking strategies and overall academic success.

Advisor, Academic Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Supervising undergraduate internships and independent studies
Serving on academic committees (standing or ad hoc)
Participating in program review and strategic planning processes
Assisting with publication of the undergraduate handbook and catalog
Facilitating the coordination of teaching/course schedules
Advising student groups and organizing events
Communicating with students, faculty, and administrators from KSAS and JHSPH, alumni and community partners
Participating in recruitment events and open houses, interacting with prospective students
Representing the University at meetings and conferences
Participates with area/unit senior staff in the conceptualization, development and presentation of materials used in operations

Advisor, Academic Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Advisor, Academic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MDE, NCAA, APR, CCTC, ESL, CALS, ARRT

Education for Advisor, Academic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the advisor, academic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Collage Degree in Counseling, Education, The College, Adult Education, Human Relations, Faculty, Communication, Management, Liberal Arts, Computer

Skills for Advisor, Academic

Desired skills for advisor, academic include:

Microsoft Office
PowerPoint
Principles
Publisher
Skills for academic success
Study habits
Time management and test taking without anxiety
Word
Canadian and international educational systems desirable
Communications and technology to provide guidance regarding webpage design

Desired experience for advisor, academic includes:

As a primary liaison, connect students with academic and student affairs resources including
Attend college-wide advising team meetings training/professional-development workshops
Pro-actively provide student-centered advising to current students alumni in the medical school application process
Respond to interested RN to BSN students
Be accessible and maintain knowledge to help student-athletes answer any questions regarding their academic pursuits, the McNamara Academic Center for Student-Athletes (MAC) academic resources, and University of Minnesota academic resources
Help student-athletes solve problems regarding academic challenges

Advisor, Academic Examples

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Advisor, Academic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an advisor, academic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for advisor, academic
  • Communicate and send reports to football coaching staff detailing academic progress of assigned students
  • Assist students in developing effective study skills and habits
  • Meet with prospects and parents during recruiting visits to discuss the goals, vision, and philosophy of the academic support program
  • Providing support to the Office of Academic Services by assisting with general advisement and information sharing to students
  • Assisting the Student Success and Retention Services unit
  • Complete data entry, student outreach, compiling data and reports, and advisement of students
  • Schedule, arrange and assist with coordinating and planning events meetings
  • Make available evening and Saturday advising hours if necessary
  • Serve as academic advisor for college students in Kearns Center.Assist students in developing and carrying out their academic plans, including for graduate school and beyond, helping scholars to determine appropriate academic and career choices
  • Teach seminar/cohort classes for Kearns students as needed.Design and implement workshops, student, alumni and staff events, and other programs in conjunction with stated expectations of grants
Qualifications for advisor, academic
  • Maintain student databases
  • Assist with recruitment and interviewing of new students into the program.Host open houses and present to student groups
  • Assist with completion of performance reports required by funding agencies.Assist in research for and writing grant proposals to federal, state, corporate and foundation sources
  • Air or automotive travel with students and other staff (sometimes only with students) to research conferences and graduate school fairs/visits
  • Collaborate with Football Academic Advisors on items such as course and major selection based on student academic goals, strengths and weaknesses
  • Provide accurate information on academic progress, admissions requirements, and degree requirements to current and prospective majors, including community college students planning to transfer to UNO
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Advisor, Academic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of advisor, academic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for advisor, academic
  • Provide direct services to all new, incoming, pre-program (where applicable) and/or program students related to academic planning, registration, and orientation
  • Collaborate with other student service offices to ensure a successful onboarding process of new students
  • Input data and maintain accurate records
  • Meet with students who have been placed into the early alert system by their faculty
  • Participate in College Student Inventory (CSI) advising
  • Conduct group advising sessions and presentations as part of first year experience courses
  • Provide developmental (holistic), continuous advising to "at-risk" students, probationary, undeclared, and other specific student populations
  • Prioritize advising intensity needed and contact advisees assigned to caseload based on retention data and student success indicators
  • Manage and monitor advising caseload throughout the term to discuss goals and steps to attainment, study techniques, financial aid process, campus resources, life management skills, class scheduling
  • Utilize intrusive advising and proactive outreach strategies to build relationships with students assigned to caseload and maintain contact throughout the term
Qualifications for advisor, academic
  • Refer and direct students to appropriate resources in the College and community
  • Act as a liaison between the student and faculty, staff, and administration and serve as a liaison and resource to a liberal arts or a technical division
  • Advise and monitor student progress and completion of key milestones for purposes of retention, persistence and success
  • Complete program evaluations to ensure proper course selection and registration of courses required for degree
  • Submit potential course substitutions, with accompanying rationale, to the Registrar and appropriate Division Dean for review and approval
  • Work with other team members to redirect students into alternate related majors or career exploration and career development processes, when appropriate
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Advisor, Academic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an advisor, academic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for advisor, academic
  • Coordinate with Admissions, Athletics, and Registrar's offices on student enrollment issues
  • Participation in Faculty Advising updates and training each semester
  • Provide advising to undergraduate students pursuing or considering undergraduate majors, minors or certificates in the Fairbanks School of Public Health
  • Guide students in planning their course of study in concert with the program’s curricular requirements
  • Maintain student records and track student academic progress toward the degree
  • Provide advising support to at-risk students and refer students to appropriate campus resources for academic support, overseas study opportunities
  • Update student handbooks and curricular materials, both print and electronic
  • Serve on school committees and represent the school on campus committees
  • Must be able to work a schedule that includes evening and weekend hours
  • Provide advice on course offerings, program requirements and supplemental programs
Qualifications for advisor, academic
  • Contact information for three current professional references (titles, mailing address, e-mail, and phone)
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution, preferably from one of the advertised areas of responsibility
  • Individual must be willing to work some hours outside of normal schedule during busy advising periods, such as Orientations, start of the semester, and pre-registration advising each semester
  • Active creative practice as a designer or visual artist
  • Indiana teacher certification in a secondary content area or grade level
  • Bachelor’s accepted
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Advisor, Academic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of advisor, academic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for advisor, academic
  • Assist students in gaining a basic understanding of the College's registration process and processes that need to be completed prior to the beginning of each semester
  • Coordinate with other Student Affairs and Academic Affairs areas to ensure accuracy of advising materials distributed to students, faculty, and staff
  • Possess a working knowledge of the various types of student financial assistance programs
  • Assist students in the development of an Individualized Academic Plan
  • Monitor student progress through regular meetings, communications, interventions, assessments, and data collection
  • Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued, supported, and respected
  • Actively participate in professional development opportunities and professional organizations, college-wide committees
  • Meet with students to review course selection and create course schedules
  • Review students’ records and perform informal junior and senior checks
Qualifications for advisor, academic
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in academic advising, admissions, career counseling or related higher education area is required or one (1) year of experience with a Master's degree
  • Experience working with and being committed to diverse communication
  • Excellent communication and time management skills, the ability to demonstrate initiative and working in a team environment
  • Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education, counseling psychology, or related discipline
  • Minimum of one to two years of relevant experience demonstrating leadership qualities
  • Community College experience or credential
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Advisor, Academic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of advisor, academic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for advisor, academic
  • Assists students with tailoring and planning their academic program
  • Counsels or refers students to appropriate sources for assistance, including University Academic Support Centers such as the Office of Disabilities, Ombudsperson, Writing Tutorial, Library and other campus services
  • Participates in New Student Orientation and Graduation
  • Performs pre-admission advising when necessary
  • Ensures students meet all curricular requirements for graduation
  • Serves as the interface between students and the Transfer Admissions Department by assisting in the submission of Special Transcripts, re-evaluation of coursework and pre-approval of transfer courses
  • Maintains accurate and complete advising files for all advisees
  • Utilizes computer-based academic records programs, such as SPIRE, UMetrx, Blackboard Learn, EAB/SSC for assist in advising
  • Teaches advising-related seminar or workshop if needed
  • Required to work some nights
Qualifications for advisor, academic
  • Demonstrates personal commitment in actions taken and decisions made
  • Excellent writing skills to help students prepare personal statements for law school
  • Advisors work with a great degree of independence but need to coordinate with each other
  • The advisors meet on a daily basis with the Director of Academic Advisement
  • They interface primarily with the Office of the Registrar, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Admissions and Office of Student Finance
  • Advisors have little involvement in budgetary matters

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