Job Positions

Academic Advisor, International Students

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Office for Undergraduate Education


Emory University

Date Posted:

Oct 1 2021 12:56PM

Close Date:

Oct 22 2021

Position Description

The Office for Undergraduate Education (OUE) is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor who will work exclusively with international students. The OUE promotes the academic development of Emory College of Arts and Sciences students from orientation to graduation while also supporting departments and faculty. Academic Advising supplements the primary role of faculty advisors, and provides support for students to achieve their academic goals. JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides academic advising to undergraduate students to supplement faculty advising. Addresses student academic concerns and provides referrals to campus resources. Develops and leads workshops and programs to enhance advising initiatives. Builds links with other university offices and support services such as Campus Life, International Student and Scholar Programs, and the Center for International Programs Abroad. Assists with academic orientation activities. Develops and manages database records and reports. Performs related responsibilities as required.


The Academic Advisor will work directly with students as well as: Maintain a proactive advising caseload, including routine and urgent student cases, and meetings with at-risk students. Other hours will involve meetings and administrative work. Keep notes of all advising sessions. Become familiar with services in OUE and across campus to make appropriate referrals to offices and resources on campus. Lead advising programs, workshops, and presentations. Advisors may be asked to develop specialized expertise on advising issues.

Application Process

Please apply through the Emory Human Resources website here:

Institution Information

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Dr. Frank Gaertner Associate Director, Academic Advising Office for Undergraduate Education


Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in education or discipline related to academic advising assignment and one year of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and data collection and analysis experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

A master’s degree in a relevant field, including higher education or a liberal arts field, is preferred. Experience working as an academic advisor in an academic affairs office or similar setting is preferred. Experience living abroad and/or study abroad experience in high school or college. Experience working with international student populations on a university campus.