Job Positions

11179/Coordinating Academic Advisor/Senior Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Health & Human Sciences


Purdue University

Date Posted:

Sep 16 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Position Description

The Coordinating Academic Advisor/Senior Academic Advisor will support the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS). The primary advising area will be for undergraduate students in the Department of Public Health. Responsibilities include academic advising current students, meeting with prospective students and their families, and serving as department liaison. Additional college-wide academic responsibilities may include: researching best practices, assisting with training current and new academic advisors, serving on committees, and administrative work.


Academic advising, communication, teaching, recruitment, and academic administrative duties.

Application Process

Applicants may electronically apply and submit a resume and a cover letter for position #11179 at Additional information regarding jobs at Purdue University may be found at

Institution Information

Founded in 1869, Purdue University is a public research and land-grant university located in West Lafayette, Indiana, approximately one hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of Chicago. For more information, visit

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.

Contact Information

Darrell Mitchell


Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related field
Three (3) years of experience with academic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, and/or related field
Experience with academic advising
Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
Excellent organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and parents
Demonstrated ability to interpret and administer academic policy Ability to facilitate training and orientation activities
Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information, and implement solutions
Ability and willingness to work in a changing environment Possess a learning orientation to changing technology
Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of undergraduate student recruitment Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University Familiarity with MyPurdue, Banner, COGNOS
Knowledge of developmental learning theories