Job Positions

10518/Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5




Purdue University

Date Posted:

Jun 17 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

This posting may be filled at the Academic Advisor or Senior Academic Advisor level. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate.

The Academic Advisor will support the Department of Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering. Responsibilities include advising current students and meeting with prospective students and their families; participating in student recruitment activities; and coordinating the planning and evaluation of student events. The academic advisor plays a supportive role in strengthening the department’s efforts to provide quality advising and promote student success. The primary role of the academic advisor is to help transition students to the professional world by assisting them through the exploration of both personal and professional developmental opportunities. A successful advisor in this position builds meaningful relationships and provides a high level of customer service to students and campus partners.


P2 Level - Academic Advisor Required:
Master's degree One (1) year of experience with student advising and recruitment
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and parents
Ability to problem solve and utilize campus resources for individuals and groups
Ability and willingness to work in a changing environment
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

P3 Level - Senior Academic Advisor Required in Addition to P2 Level: Three (3) years of experience with student advising and recruitment

Preferred: Master's degree in Student Services, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, or Marketing Knowledge of undergraduate student recruitment and marketing
Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University Proficient with social media platforms and publication software

Application Process

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Institution Information

Purdue University has a tradition of ethical conduct spanning its history. As a land-grant institution, we demonstrate our responsiveness to our constituencies and extend to them access to our knowledge resources. We nurture relationships with other partners in education who support our vision or join us to foster common interests. We integrate our mission with our responsibilities. We contribute our knowledge resources impartially in serving our public purposes. As faculty, students, staff, and administrators, we are a community of dedicated learners, scholars, professionals, and practitioners — all contributing our talents to uphold our standards, and improve ourselves and the broader community in which we live and work. Our responsibilities and obligations toward the advancement of learning, discovery, and engagement in the University and in Indiana extend to our nation and the world. This statement of integrity is meant to provide an overarching declaration that informs specific policies and procedures regarding conduct, enforcement, and accountability. Such policies and procedures either exist in official University documents or will be developed as necessary.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Vanessa Ortiz


Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information: Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position A background check will be required for employment in this position FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.