Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management


Cornell University

Date Posted:

Sep 11 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Nov 11, 2019

Position Description

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university’s three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw—both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech). The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is home to over 700 undergraduate and over 100 graduate students, supported by a dedicated community of faculty and staff. Over the last two academic years Dyson has made a significant commitment to student support through the creation of the Dyson Office of Student Services, currently comprised of 4 professional staff. The Office works closely with faculty and staff colleagues in career management, diversity & inclusion and leadership programs to provide each Dyson student with an outstanding educational and developmental experience. Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of the Dyson Office of Student Services, the Academic Advisor will work collaboratively with the Student Services team as well as faculty and other staff colleagues to serve as a primary point of contact for Dyson undergraduate students seeking support and assistance. The Academic Advisor’s primary focus will be assisting individual students in developing realistic educational goals, creating plans of action, and connecting them to resources in the School, College and across the University when appropriate. The Academic Advisor will also help deliver programs that support student success and foster a sense of community in the Dyson School including: new student communication and pre-matriculation advising, orientation programming, events with student clubs and organizations, admitted student visits, commencement and additional community building opportunities. The Academic Advisor will assume other administrative responsibilities to support the Office as necessary.


Candidates for the position must demonstrate: Ability to contribute to an evolving team and be able to embrace change Experience in working directly with college students in an advising role Experience that demonstrates sound judgment, problem-solving skills and the ability to work well within a team of professional Strong interpersonal skills Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Application Process

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Institution Information

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

Additional Information


Contact Information

Andrea Poag


Required Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree, 2 but less than three of experience in student services, registrar or other related functions within the College/University; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A master’s degree in education, student counseling, business or related field. Familiarity with business education.