Job Positions

Academic Adviser 3

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


College of Health and Human Development, Center for Student Advising and Engagement


The Pennsylvania State University

Date Posted:

Sep 8 2022 11:40AM

Close Date:

Oct 31 2022

Position Description

The Center for Student Advising and Engagement in the College of Health and Human Development is seeking a highly motivated, professional Academic Adviser. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working effectively with students from all cultural and economic backgrounds.


The primary responsibilities of this position are to: Provide academic advising to a roster of pre-major students in the College of Health and Human Development at University Park Meet with other Penn State students who are exploratory and want to learn more about our college’s programs Assisting in advising program development Suggest best practices for advising improvement Interpret university policies, procedures, and curriculum for students Make professional referrals Maintain confidentiality of student records Document notes in the current university advising notes system (currently Starfish) Provide academic advising services during New Student Orientation (NSO) Represent the college at undergraduate recruitment events Understand and use the university student records system (currently Lionpath) She or he will assist with the university and college-sponsored recruitment and retention initiatives including, but not limited to: NSO, Accepted Student Programs, Link UP, Spend a Summer Day, and Majors Night. The successful candidate will provide assistance to projects and undergraduate student success initiatives and University-level academic advising-related searches and committee work. The Adviser may assist in the hiring and training of professional and support staff.

Application Process

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Jeff Hill


Required Qualifications


Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Competencies critical to success include: Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communications Demonstrated commitment to diversity Effective problem-solving and organizational skills Accuracy and attention to detail The ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines The use of sound judgment and professionalism