Job Positions

Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Academic Advising Center


Georgia College & State University

Date Posted:

Jul 12 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

Providing comprehensive, intrusive advising support services to undergraduate students regarding academic advisement, registration, use of student support services, academic transitional success skills. To provide guidance and information to students regarding the skills necessary for academic success.



  • Serve as an academic advisor in an academic advising cluster such as Health Sciences, Business, Humanities and Education, Social Sciences and Psychological Science, or Mathematics and Science.
  • Advise additional returning or transferring students and those not in good academic standing and/or who are unable to gain entrance into their chosen major.
  • Advising and registration of new freshmen students through POUNCE, an early registration program.
  • Advise students requesting change of major and supply current, accurate academic requirements for such major.
  • Offer academic support activities e.g., workshops, tutorials, fairs or expos to introduce students to various majors on Campus as well as student support services, and other duties as assigned.


  • Offer student programming (e.g., workshops, fairs or expos) to introduce students to various majors on campus as well as student support services.

Application Process

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Institution Information

The Georgia College experience, which is rooted in the liberal arts and provides the foundation for a lifetime of learning, growth, and academic excellence, is based on these shared values: The pursuit of knowledge and truth for the public good The transformative effect of service, leadership, and collaborative engaged learning experiences both in and beyond the classroom Ethical principles including integrity, altruism, reason, respect, and responsibility in discourse and actions Diversity and inclusion in all forms.

Contact Information

Candidates can apply online at


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field required with one to three years direct advising experience or experience providing transition based freshman programs to diverse students (i.e. Orientation, Freshman Seminar), or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience advising students in a college or university setting, or similar transferable experience. Other preferred qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, Higher Ed or closely related field and one to three years related work experience. Member of National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).