Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


General Studies


Purdue University Fort Wayne

Date Posted:

Aug 1 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

Serve as academic advisor for General Studies and Bachelor of Applied Science students. Advise undergraduate students; assist with recruitment and retention efforts; participate in university advising related programs; and maintain student academic progress records


Provide individual academic advising, both face-to-face and online, to current and prospective General Studies and Bachelor of Applied Science students on such matters as developing personalized plans of study, providing guidance on requirements necessary to graduate, informing students on university and department policies and procedures, and using online resources Maintain current records and degree audits to document individual student progress toward degree requirements Collaborate with faculty and staff on matters related to student recruitment and retention efforts, student orientation and refer students to appropriate offices, as needed Assist in identifying, planning, and implementing marketing strategies to promote the General Studies and Bachelor of Applied Science programs; create related materials including surveys, brochures, etc. Serve on appropriate campus committees to work with faculty and staff on various issues such as enrollment management, effectiveness of advising, and assessment, etc.

Application Process

For highest consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information of three professional references.

Institution Information

Pudue Fort Wayne University is a branch campus in the purdue region and the system's metropolitan university.

Additional Information

This position typically oversees 220-300 students.

Contact Information

Maria Leatherwood


Required Qualifications


Master’s degree One year experience in higher education with experience in academic advising, student support programs, enrollment management or related area Excellent verbal/written communication skills and ability to contribute in a team environment Proficient in use of online resources

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with returning adult students Current knowledge of student development, academic advising, learning and retention theories and best practices as they apply to working with diverse, first generation, commuter, and non-traditional learners Knowledge of Banner student information system and degree audits