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Categories: Great Lakes Region 5




Purdue University

Date Posted:

Jan 22 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

March 22 2020

Position Description

Are you seeking a position with a highly engaged team whose primary goal is to assist students with transitioning from dependent to independent learners? This position may be what you’re looking for! The First-Year Engineering team serves approximately 2500 engineering students. In this role, your duties will include assistance with course selection, navigating Banner/myPurdue Plan and the registration system, providing information to assist student's with choosing an engineering major, career planning, and related advising duties. You will communicate with students having academic difficulty as well as work with a team of faculty, and other Purdue professionals to maximize student access and success in the First-Year Engineering Program and Purdue.


ALL applicants must apply via Purdue’s online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted.

Application Process

Apply online at

Institution Information

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Additional Information

Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position A background check will be required for employment 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

Vanessa Ortiz 765-496-0392


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in an Engineering, Education, Counseling, or related field
One year of work experience with academic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, teaching, and/or advising
Strong oral and written communication
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with external business partners, students, faculty and staff
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines
Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information and implement solutions
Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology
Basic proficiency in software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook (Electronic email/Calendaring)

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in a STEM field Knowledge of academic advising Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University Familiarity with MyPurdue, Banner, COGNOS Knowledge of developmental learning theories