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Academic Advisor, Waukesha

Categories: North Central Region 6


Academic Advising Services


Carroll University

Date Posted:

Aug 11 2021 4:25PM

Close Date:

Oct 10 2021

Position Description

Academic Advisor, Waukesha General Information
• Job Title:Academic Advisor
• Location:
• 100 N East Ave
• Waukesha, WI, 53186
• United States
• Employee Type:Administrative Staff
• Job Category:Academic Advising, Staff Description
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
• Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission. 
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Primary Responsibilities:
• Advise exploring, pre-nursing, first-year Freshmen and transfer business students.
• Serve as secondary advisor to all international and exchange students.
• Provide regular advising ‘drop-in' hours throughout the academic year.
• Counsel current students and parents about the advising process.
• Support student advising-related program growth and development through:
• Restructuring of Academic Advising Services and the campus-wide advising model.
• Facilitation of student programming including the programs Exploring Program and other specific groups of students.
• Administration and co-facilitation of program-specific group advising provided by Academic Advising Services in conjunction with faculty.
• Assist with maintaining accurate advising supplemental materials for programs throughout the University.
• Assist in the administration and facilitation of first-year student Advising & Registration.
• Collaborate with the Office of International Education, the Office of General Education, Career Services, Learning Commons, Office of Student Success, Residence Life, Spiritual Life and Admissions professionals through programming and referrals.
• Maintain accurate advising records of student appointments and interactions.
• Serve as Academic Advising Services representative to advise prospective and incoming student at programming events such as Campus Days, Preview Day, and the Student Involvement Fair.
• Participate in a flexible schedule over the course of the academic year, at times including evenings and weekend programming efforts.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

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100 N East Ave Waukesha, WI, 53186 United States

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Required Qualifications
Education, Experience & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree preferred.
• 1-2 years of academic advising or comparable experience.

Technology Skills:
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to use University software to create and maintain student advising record.
• Experience with student information systems preferred.

Human Relations Skills:
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills.
• Commitment to excellence and accountability in student academic advising.
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with leadership, management, students, parents, faculty and staff through a consultative, collaborative and active-problem solving approach.
• Sensitivity to the needs of students, parents and colleagues.
• Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with students and their families when appropriate.
• Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, organize work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment.
• Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
• Excellent professional judgement.

Preferred Qualifications