Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Not Region Specific




University of Idaho

Date Posted:

Dec 15 2021 11:58AM

Close Date:

Feb 13 2022

Position Description

Position Summary:
The Academic Advisor provides support and education to elevate students' learning experience at the University of Idaho. The Academic Advisor fosters student success by building positive and professional student relationships and implementing proactive strategies that help students fulfill their educational goals. The Academic Advisor will have content expertise in one or more college(s)/program(s) and help students select courses and engage in opportunities consistent with their developing goals and interests. This position will also support students' timely progress toward degree completion. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, providing information and clarification regarding university academic policies, creating rapport and building academic advising relationships, and referring students to appropriate campus resources. This position is expected to work collaboratively with university partners to ensure students have access to all campus support and enrichment opportunities.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Posting Number: SP003146P
Posting Date: 12/07/2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Process

Please use your letter of qualification to explain in detail how your work experience, skills, and abilities meet both the required and preferred qualifications as listed in the position description. Your letter of qualification will be used to demonstrate your communication and writing skills to determine your ranking among the other applicants for this position. Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check. To apply, please visit:

Institution Information

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Additional Information

Ability to:
• Communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, complex ideas in a manner that adapts to student needs and to articulate program requirements to a variety of audiences, including students, parents, faculty, and campus partners
• Display strong organizational skills in to successfully manage competing prioritizes
• Work independently and take initiative with new and existing projects
• Motivate, encourage, and support students to recognize their potential and meet challenges Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Posting Number: SP003146P
Posting Date: 12/07/2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled, however, applications received on or before January 02, 2022 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Contact Information

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Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Experience delivering student-centered customer service
• Experience presenting information clearly and concisely to individuals, small, and large groups
• Experience compiling and analyzing information for leadership/administrative decisions
• Experience interpreting and applying standards and regulations

Preferred Qualifications

• Degree or professional experience in a related discipline
• Master’s Degree

Demonstrated experience:
• Providing academic advising in a higher education setting
• Working successfully with diverse students and colleagues
• Establishing and maintaining quality professional relationships
• Analyzing information to identify and define problems/alternatives and developing recommendations