Job Positions

Academic Advisor 10692

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Health and Human Sciences


Purdue University

Date Posted:

Jul 9 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The Academic Advisor will support students in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS). The primary advising area will be for students in the Department of Nursing. Core responsibilities include advising current students and meeting with prospective students and families; guiding students in developing a plan of study that meets degree requirements; assisting with course selection, class scheduling, and co-curricular opportunities; communicating with students who are having academic difficulty, including those on academic probation and who have gone through the re-entry/readmission process; conducting audits on student's progress toward completion of their plan of study; communicating and working with the College of HHS, the Registrar, the Dean of Students, and other University Offices to maximize student access and success.



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

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter
Purdue will not sponsor employment 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


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related field
One year of work experience with academic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, and/or related field
Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with external business partners, students, faculty, and staff
Excellent 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
Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and parents
Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information, and implement solutions
Ability and willingness to work in a changing environment
Must 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
Basic proficiency in software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook (Electronic email/Calendaring)

Preferred Qualifications