Job Positions

Academic Advisor - Job Req ID: 64216

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Office of Education


Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Date Posted:

Sep 16 2021 4:15PM

Close Date:

Oct 1 2021

Position Description

Academic Administration is seeking an Academic Advisor to provide exemplary service to students, offering support and direction, as they navigate their experience at Carey. Through academic planning and resource connection, academic advisors aim to facilitate student success, retention, and completion, with the ultimate goal of creating self-directed business leaders. This position requires the ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule and travel to other campuses as necessary. Will directly interact with the Academic Program Manager, Academic Program Directors and other faculty leads as well as other advisors in the Office of Education; Directors and managers of other Carey Business School units; current students to provide counsel regarding academic planning, curriculum requirements, personal goals, concentration or elective course selection, and connection to student resources.


Academic Advising -
Direct Work with Students
Help students navigate their academic experience by assisting with proactive academic planning, creative problem solving, and connection to student resources
Conduct individual advising sessions via phone, virtually online, or in-person meetings
Conduct group advising sessions, advising workshops, and/or co-sponsor events with faculty and other Carey offices
Document student meetings and notes in student information database
Help guide students to put together their own academic plan, taking into account their goals and tuition/financial aid needs
Advise students on registration, course selection, academic programs, and elective selection
Provide early interventions identifying and communicating with “at-risk” students identified by faculty or other student-facing departments
With the purpose of facilitating student success and retention, track student progress by running reports, analyzing student data, and communicating with students regarding registration, grades, and graduation Provide a response within two business days to student e-mails and phone calls
Make available a small number of evening advising hours if necessary
Assist students with matching career goals and course offerings
Coach students through the grade appeal process, student grievance procedure, and similar processes and requests
Meet with academic probation students and reinstated suspension students to conduct a self-assessment and academic success plan
Communicate with students to promote Carey events, services, clubs, and organizations
Utilize degree audit as primary academic planning tool and encourage students to access tool for self-service Utilize degree audit technology to conduct and approve graduation audits

General Responsibilities
Participation in regularly scheduled Program/advisor meetings
Establish and work on goals intended to improve the Academic Administration Office and the student experience
Attend major campus events (i.e., graduation, orientation, residencies, student award ceremonies).
Make suggestions based on data and student feedback on how to improve Office of Education processes Maintain good relations with other Johns Hopkins Schools and students

Application Process

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Institution Information

Grounded in tradition. Building for the future. Grounded in the Johns Hopkins’ legacy of excellence and research, we aren’t trapped by tradition. We’re inspired by it. At Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, we shape business leaders who seize opportunity, inspire change, and create lasting value. Our full-time, part-time, and online MBA and MS degrees in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. are data driven, built to compete in the global marketplace. Our faculty are thought-leaders, trailblazing what’s next in the business world and in the classroom. But a Carey Business School education doesn’t end there. We learn by doing. Our experiential learning courses immerse students on one-day to month-long field projects from Baltimore to Belize and beyond.

Additional Information

Position will be based out of our Washington, DC campus.

Contact Information

JHU Human Resources


Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university required, with a preference for concentration in counseling, social work, higher education, or business
Minimum of 3 years of related experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with higher education advising preferred
Knowledge of graduate business curriculum preferred