Job Positions

Academic Advisor, I/II

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Sciences and Mathematics


Auburn University

Date Posted:

Oct 16 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) is seeking an Academic Advisor Level I or II. Under general supervision, the candidate will advise undergraduate students in the college as well as serve the COSAM Student Services office as part of a dynamic team of advisors.


Essential functions include but are not limited to: face-to-face advice to students in all matters related to academic and/or curriculum matters; assisting with and coordinating registration procedures; advising for student group(s); conducting Camp War Eagle (new student orientation) and S.O.S. (transfer student orientation) sessions; evaluating and maintaining student records; and participating in undergraduate recruiting efforts. The successful candidate will be expected to exhibit progress in his/her own professional development.

Application Process Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Institution Information

Auburn University is a large, land-grant institution in Auburn, AL. The College of Sciences and Mathematics serves approximately 2500 undergradute students. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Beth Yarbrough 334-844-4269


Required Qualifications

For both Level I and Level II a Bachelor's Degree from accredited institution. Field of Study: Psychology, Counseling, Education, Communication, Business, the Sciences, Math, or related field. Years of Experience: For a Level I zero years of relative experience is required. Area of Experience Experience should be in advising in higher education. For a Level II, three years of relevant experience is required in advising in higher education. Level II: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, a related and relevant graduate degree may substitute for two years' experience. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. A desire to work as part of a team dynamic is also required. COSAM is committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. Candidate must be committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Higher Education, Business, the Sciences, Math or related field. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising or counseling, and demonstrated commitment to and record of working with underrepresented students.