Job Positions

Academic Advisor II/991827

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Exploratory Advising Center


Kent State University

Date Posted:

Sep 14 2021 10:19AM

Close Date:

Sep 27 2021

Position Description

o This position will have a focus of working with underserved students—racially diverse and/or first generation, specifically programs and initiatives for Exploratory pre-majors in addition to the academic advising responsibilities. Complete details can be found within the application


Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Advise current and prospective students regarding interpretation of placement assessment, curricular requirements related to academic objectives, career options and registration procedures.
Work with and approve student requests for a variety of academic actions.
Assist in the implementation of intervention, referral, and retention programs for students; establish and implement referral and follow-up procedures.
Assist with probation, dismissal, and reinstatement procedures; make recommendations on specific cases. Review student academic progress and recommend specific actions regarding academic and career goals. Review/discuss evaluated transcripts for applicability of transfer credit to Kent State.
Present or participate in workshops on academic skills, study skills, and expectations for students.
Assist students in resolution of difficulties regarding degree program, policies and procedures.
Represent unit at programs and functions.
Monitor and stay current on applicable laws, policies and procedures (e.g. FERPA).
Maintain and update student files, records and data in accordance with federal, state and university regulations.
Serve on various college/school/campus and university committees; attend and report back to assigned unit. May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.
May train new student advisors.
Conduct athletic eligibility audits to ensure NCAA regulatory compliance (Kent Campus only).
Assist in academic advising and recruiting programs and activities (e.g. student events, outreach programs and activities, etc.).
May supervise, train and oversee new academic advisors and/or peer advisors and graduate students.
Attend and successfully complete university-provided training and professional development.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Application Process

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Institution Information

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Additional Information

Application includes online application, resume, cover letter and names of three professional references.

Contact Information

Nicole Kotlan @


Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in a relevant field and a minimum of two years of student advising or related experience in higher education to include experience working with and interacting with diverse student populations is required.

Preferred Qualifications

College level advising experience.