Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

Student Academic Success Office

Institution:

Xavier University of Louisiana

Date Posted:

Dec 16 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Feb 16 2020
 

Position Description

Xavier University of Louisiana is seeking to hire two Academic Advisors in the Student Academic Success Office. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. The Academic Advisor in the Student Academic Success Office reports to the Director for Academic Success and provides individualized and group advising to students, with an emphasis on supporting students who are exploratory, academically high-risk, athletes, and those on academic probation.

Duties

Provides academic advising to students; works closely with the Office of Career Services to provide major, career/pathway exploration and planning. Works with the Student Academic Success Office team to develop new programs and activities to promote student’s academic success, personal growth, and leadership skills. Reviews student records and develops student academic success plans and interventions. Collaborates with faculty to enhance achievement of student learning objectives. Serves as liaison between students, staff, faculty and administrators: provides referral services for students: assesses and coordinates services and streamlines processes in a changing environment. Informs faculty and supports students with academic alerts. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Application Process

Qualified candidates are invited to apply using Xavier’s online application site by logging in to https://jobs.xula.edu. Submit a cover letter emphasizing qualifications for the position, a comprehensive CV/resume, and contact information for three references. Xavier University of Louisiana is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Institution Information

Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Nathaniel Holmes, Ph.D. Assistant Provost for Student Success
Xavier University of Louisiana
o: (504) 520-6753
f: (504) 520-7806
a: 1 Drexel Drive, Box 164 New Orleans, LA 70125

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in counseling and guidance, college student personnel, educational administration, student affairs, or related field. Two years of academic advising, retention, or counseling services (with at least 1 year in a higher education environment).

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of academic advising, retention, or counseling services (with at least 1 year in a higher education environment). Knowledge of advising theory and models of development advising. Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment. Excellent oral, written communication skills, and organizational skills. Working knowledge of Banner, EAB Navigate, and Degree Works