Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:

College of Engineering Undergraduate Academic Advising

Institution:

Northeastern University

Date Posted:

Jun 14 2021 3:07PM

Close Date:

Aug 27 2021
 

Position Description

The College of Engineering Undergraduate Academic Advising Office is seeking two Academic Advisors to join their experienced team in providing support, advice, and referral services for all student issues and concerns. The responsibilities include supporting and advising undergraduate students with all aspects of course planning and registration from orientation through to completion of degree requirements at the time of degree conferral. This position supports and advises first-year students who enter the College of Engineering directly or through various pathway programs, to include: teaching multiple sections of a one-credit first year seminar, monitoring and supporting academic progress, serving as a referral source to students experiencing academic and personal challenges, and assisting with various College programs. The Academic Advisor also serves as departmental liaison and advisor to upper class students, underrepresented populations and incoming transfer students, reviews records for completion of degree requirements, provides interpretation/explanation of College and University policies and procedures, and provides support for enrollment and retention initiatives.

Duties

Responsibilities include supporting and advising undergraduate students with all aspects of course planning and registration from orientation through to completion of degree requirements at the time of degree conferral. This position supports and advises first-year students who enter the College of Engineering directly or through various pathway programs, to include: teaching multiple sections of a one-credit first year seminar, monitoring and supporting academic progress, serving as a referral source to students experiencing academic and personal challenges, and assisting with various College programs. The Academic Advisor also serves as departmental liaison and advisor to upper class students, underrepresented populations and incoming transfer students, reviews records for completion of degree requirements, provides interpretation/explanation of College and University policies and procedures, and provides support for enrollment and retention initiatives.

Application Process

First round: Phone Screens
Second round: Successful candidates will be invited to participate in a virtual interview with advising team and other college stakeholders.

Institution Information

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research. Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

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Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Higher Education, or related field required. Two to five years of full-time experience required; previous experience in higher education recommended. Strong communication, organizational, analytical, and customer-service skills required. Must be able to work well as a team member with a variety of constituencies, work independently and take initiative; attention to detail is imperative. The ideal candidate must possess a commitment to working with college populations and be able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, and registration/advising support tools such as Banner, Salesforce, Navigate and Degree Audit programs preferred.