Job Positions

Academic Advisor (#800318)

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Education


Michigan State University

Date Posted:

Aug 3 2022 2:56PM

Close Date:

Oct 3 2022

Position Description

Serve as academic advisor to undergraduate students in the College of Education majoring in Teacher Education or Kinesiology.


Serve as academic advisor to undergraduate students in the College of Education majoring in Teacher Education or Kinesiology; advise special student populations such as student athletes, Honors College students, and students considering education abroad; participate in a full range of student affairs activities, including new student orientation (NSO), student recruitment and special events, degree clearance and maintenance of academic records.

Application Process

Qualified and interested candidates should apply at the MSU MAP ( Please include letter of application, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022 and continue until position is filled. Please direct questions to Kristy Dumont (

Institution Information

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Additional Information

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Contact Information

Please direct questions to Kristy Dumont (


Required Qualifications


Required Degree Masters -Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related Minimum Requirements Two years of experience as academic advisor in university setting; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database software; and excellent communication, interpersonal, technical and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of university policies and procedures, electronic advising tools (e.g., SIS, ESAF), university resources and study abroad programs; experience related to improving student success, including work with low-income and first generation college students; an approach to advising that is holistic and developmental (e.g., coaching to develop students who are purposeful, aware of how their purpose fits in the world and confident about crossing boundaries); familiarity/experience with College of Education majors; ability to establish rapport across ethnic, racial, cultural, and gender differences.