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Academic Advisor-

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Education


University of Missouri

Date Posted:

Jun 8 2021 11:08AM

Close Date:

Jun 25 2021

Position Description

The College of Education is seeking an individual for the position of Academic Advisor who has excellent interpersonal skills and is detailed-oriented to provide advising support to current, new, and prospective undergraduate students. The Academic Advisor will work with students by applying case management strategies to encourage satisfactory academic performance and engagement in the college community. Requires the ability to guide students in developing and accomplishing educational plans. Advises students about scholastic programs and academic progress. Provides information to students regarding university resources to enhance academic success and problem solving. The position is full-time, 12-month professional position within the Office of Academic Advising and Certification.


- Understand and advocate on behalf of the needs of all student populations
- Communicate timely, consistent, and accurate information about degree requirements including general, and College of Education requirements
- Interpret and communicate information about complex college and university policies and procedures
- Document detailed notes from email, appointment, phone, and drop-in advising contact with students
- Provide individualized support and assess student needs to make relevant referrals to campus resource
- Support and implement processes to ensure the accuracy of student records and Degree Audits related to requirements (ex: academic planning and graduation checks)
- Monitor students’ degree progress and support students’ development of academic plans using advising tools and systems
- Teach student success seminar every fall semester

Application Process Job ID# 36257

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Additional Information

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; 1 year of advising experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree