Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Computing and Informatics


UNC Charlotte

Date Posted:

Dec 14 2021 7:07AM

Close Date:

Jan 7 2022

Position Description

The Academic Advisor in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) provides advising services for undergraduate Computer Science majors, minors and students in transition (internal or external transfers). The advisor also serves as a resource for faculty, staff, and students in CCI with regard to academic policies. The Academic Advisor in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) will assume advising responsibilities for any University students declaring or expressing an interest in the Computer Science major. The advisor must have the ability to work autonomously in a complex, team-oriented academic office with significant student traffic. The advisor must have a commitment to student success and the ability to listen and analyze academic needs. The advisor must also relate well to faculty and staff and provide support to them as requested. The advisor must collaborate with the Tutoring Center and coordinate services and activities with that unit. The advisor in this position will coordinate the CCI Learning Community. This entails reviewing pre-orientation applications, communicating with applicants, providing holistic advising to 48 members of the LC, organizing various professional development and team building events, teaching a 1-3 credit LC seminar course, and attending regular campus-wide LC meetings. The coordinator will also participate in other LC related professional development.


Academic Advisors in CCI may be requested to coordinate and/or participate in seminars offered each year to students. In addition, the advisor fulfills other responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Academic Advising.
Specific functional areas include:
• Academic advising
• Orientation and outreach
• Targeted advising
• Instruction
• Other duties as assigned

Application Process

Institution Information

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the largest university in the Charlotte region and third largest of 17 institutions in the UNC System, with more than 30,000 students enrolled. Our large university with a small college feel, warm and sunny location and outstanding academics are just a few reasons why students choose to call UNC Charlotte their home.

Additional Information

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Contact Information

Kevin Parsons, Advising Director


Required Qualifications

Masters Degree required
At least 3 years work experience in a higher education setting required

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of Banner, Degree Works, advising management tools, and Canvas are preferred.