Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: North Central Region 6


Business Advising Center


St. Cloud State Univeristy

Date Posted:

Sep 18 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Nov 18, 2019

Position Description

The primary purpose of this position is to provide high quality academic advising to undergraduate students including: new transfer and first year students during Advising and Registration Days, work with first year students to develop an academic road map during their first year on campus, work with students through the processes of academic warning, suspension, appeal, and probation to develop and follow an academic success plan, and to provide general academic advising services for Herberger Business School students through graduation. In addition, this position will serve as a resource for university and school academic policies for faculty advisors within the Herberger Business School. This position will also be assigned areas of specialization to best serve the needs of our students and the university.


• Undergraduate student advising
• Student success programming: development and implementation for various student populations such as New Entering First Year Students (NEF), New Entering Transfer Students (NET), international, exchange, education abroad, and learning communities
• Advising delivery program development and implementation including group, on-line, individual, and other delivery methods
• Liaison to University departments such as the Advising Center, Honors Program, Career Services, Residential Life, Center for International Studies, Admissions, etc.
• Area of specialization to include at-risk students, Living Learning Communities, Education Abroad, High Achieving Programming or other
• Training, supervision, and development of graduate assistants
• Other duties as assigned

Application Process

Institution Information

Additional Information

Contact Information

Gretchen Huwe Director, Business Advising


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Counseling, Student Development or other related field Three years of related work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree may substitute for a Master’s degree Experience working with university or community college students in advising, admissions, financial aid, records, or other related student service areas Knowledge of practices and procedures related to student development, student advising, educational outreach, and retention Demonstrated ability using student data (e.g. student transcripts, degree audit reports, assessment scores) to advise Excellent verbal and written communication skills Familiarity with the higher education system and current trends Ability to work as part of an advising team, including professional colleagues, faculty, and students Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues across departmental lines Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

One or more years of professional experience working as an academic advisor Demonstrated experience and knowledge using and/or interpreting ISRS systems, Transferology, degree audits, student success management platforms (EAB’s Navigate, Starfish, etc.), Microsoft Office Suite and shared cloud spaces (OneDrive or Google Drive)