Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Academic Advising


Campbell University

Date Posted:

Apr 15 2021 8:55AM

Close Date:

May 10 2021

Position Description

Campbell University seeks a professional academic advisor to provide individual advising to undergraduate students, with direct responsibility for first and second-year students enrolled in degree programs within the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education. The advisor will be expected to provide support in students’ transition to college, exploration of academic and career goals, curricular planning and progression, and engagement to support goals. The academic advisor will serve as a central point of contact for assigned students and work intentionally and strategically with campus partners, under the supervision of the Director of Academic Advising.


Advise and manage a caseload of approximately 350 students.
Meet with all required students in the caseload at least twice per semester for academic progress and planning; available to meet with students for additional advising as needed
Understand and provide accurate information regarding academic policy and procedures, curriculum requirements, and programs of study to assist in short-term and long-term academic planning and career goal clarification Instruct students on use of degree planning tools for personal and professional growth and goal attainment
Acquaint students with campus resources and educational opportunities, and make proper referrals when necessary
Monitor ongoing academic progress of students in the caseload and recommend, when necessary, strategies to improve
Keep accurate records of student contacts and maintain confidentiality
Serve as a liaison between Academic Advising and assigned academic departments as well as student support units
Establish and maintain collegial, respectful relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and families
Represent Academic Advising at various committees, Admissions events, and other university-related functions, including some evening and weekend events
Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including but not limited to; Title IX and Information Security, including FERPA and other state and federal mandates
Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

Application Process

Institution Information

Additional Information

Campbell University maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, or related field and 1 year related experience; or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience (will consider experience gained through graduate work)
Demonstrated commitment to the educational development of students
Comprehensive computer skills and experience, with the ability to quickly learn technology platforms for student success, including Colleague, Student Planning, and Starfish

Preferred Qualifications

Experience advising students in education and/or social science programs will be strongly considered