Job Positions

Academic Advisor (2 positions) 219597

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Kennesaw State University

Date Posted:

Jul 29 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

September 29

Position Description

Interviews and advises students regarding information, procedures and academic requirements of a specific program or major. Provides academic guidance and program information to students in the assigned college or program. Assists students in exploring careers, evaluating academic abilities and setting goals.


Provide high-quality academic advising services to current KSU students
Develops multi-semester degree planning following major curriculum guidelines, aligns students' academic interests and aptitudes with appropriate professional goals
Connects students with appropriate academic and non-academic student services that promote their success, and maintaining thorough and accurate documentation of individual advising sessions
Meets formally with students to develop meaningful connections
Attends and participates in advising sessions for new and incoming students, both at orientation and in pre-orientation advising sessions with students and families
Develops partnerships with Enrollment Services to determine transfer credit evaluations and identify common challenges for transfer students
Utilizes and incorporates best practices identified through the analysis of reports/analytics related to advising activity, student success metrics, etc.
Contributes to the coordination of unit-level communication plans regarding key milestones, registration deadlines, academic resources, etc.
Monitors the retention, progression, and graduation of students within the assigned population, and offer proactive outreach for those students who are at academic or social risk
Membership and participation in professional development opportunities offered through KSU and state, regional, and national organizations (KSAAN, NACADA, NAAHP, etc.)

Application Process

Institution Information

Kennesaw Campus 1000 Chastain Road Kennesaw, GA 30144 Phone: 470-578-6000

Additional Information

Go to our website for more information on College of Humanities and Social Sciences Advising Center:

Contact Information

Kathy Earwood Director College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related experience as an academic advisor (or closely related field)

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field
Demonstrated commitment to academic advising as a key component of student success, as evidenced by prior experiences, such as peer leadership, student affairs leadership, peer advising, or curriculum design, letters of recommendation, and interview(s)