Boilerplate Class Code:....0102Blpt
THE UNIVERSITY OF
TITLE: Academic Advisor
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
SUPERVISES: Support staff as assigned; student workers.
Coordinate all academic advising efforts for a particular college.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide academic counsel and advice to undergraduate students, prospective students, and graduate students if applicable.
Evaluate transfer student transcripts.
Certify undergraduate students for graduation, ensuring that they progress toward graduation in a timely fashion.
Coordinate relevant college events involving undergraduate and/or prospective students. Conduct orientation sessions for new students.
Assist/advise students who may want to change majors.
Work closely with Career Services in order to provide up-to-date information to students related to career and major choices.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Attend conferences and workshops.
Maintain relevant statistical data as required.
Perform additional duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; word processing, database
management, and spreadsheet software.
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental
REQUIRED: Master's degree, preferably in student
personnel in higher education and counseling (or a comparable program);
experience or training in academic advising or career counseling and a minimum
of two years of experience in higher education working with students; evidence
of excellent skills in writing, speaking, and working with students. Preferred: Experience with on-line information,
presentation technology and student records systems.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.