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Academic Advisor 7638

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5




Purdue University

Date Posted:

Dec 5 2019 10:00PM

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Position Description

The Academic Advisor is responsible for the overall operation of the Undergraduate and Graduate Program Office and related activities within the School of Nuclear Engineering. In the School of Nuclear Engineering, academic advising is a partnership between the professional academic advisor and faculty advisors. Career advice and professional mentorship is done by the faculty and the wide variety of other advising duties will be fulfilled by the professional advisor.


The advisor will assist undergraduate and graduate students and faculty on academic matters; serve as the day-to-day interface with the First Year Engineering, Professional Practice Office and the Graduate School; and assist and work with the Undergraduate and Graduate Chairs and the Business Office.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Purdue University

Additional Information

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

Vanessa Ortiz


Required Qualifications

Master's degree
One (1) 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 students, faculty, staff, and external contacts
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
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

Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University Knowledge of academic advising and recruiting in higher education