Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Business


Kansas State

Date Posted:

Mar 30 2022

Close Date:

Open until filled

Position Description

The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University is seeking to fill a full-time regular position in academic advising. The college has a centralized advising model with 7 advisors who serve approximately 2500 undergraduates. The advising team’s overarching mission is to enhance student success by providing individualized and comprehensive advising services that meet the needs of diverse student populations. The academic advisors work very closely with the college’s career development staff and academic departments Our goal is to provide excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will prepare students to become successful business professionals in an increasingly diverse and interconnected workplace. The College's comparative advantage derives from a strong, inclusive family culture, a diverse and well-qualified student population, a faculty committed to high-quality research and teaching, dedicated staff, and strong support from alumni and the business community. The College is accredited by AACSB in both business administration and accounting.


• Provide information about academic programs and main career paths in business.
• Teach sections of the Business Orientation course to new students.
• Work closely with students on developing academic plans that meet individual student’s needs, interests, and academic and career goals.
• Disseminate college and university policies and procedures in a timely and effective manner.
• Coordinate college new student orientation and enrollment programs.
• Develop and implement activities and programs to support and enhance academic advising services.
• Revise advising materials and resources.
• Collaborate with staff and faculty in the college as well as university support programs.
• Serve on college and university wide committees.
• Other related duties as assigned.

Application Process

Please submit the following documents:
Cover Letter
Information for three professional references

Immediately and continues until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by 4/21/2022.

Institution Information

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community. Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Bente Janda (She/Her/Hers)
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Student Services
Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
College of Business
Kansas State University


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and one year of relevant experience. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in College Student Development, Business or related field. Experience in academic advising in the higher education environment. Experience working with diverse student populations in higher education. Experience working with first-generation students in higher education. Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting. Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills. Flexible and adaptive to changes in programs, processes, policies and work assignments. Experience with student information systems such as Oracle-People Soft. KSIS and DARS, SSC-Navigate (Student Success Collaborative) or comparable systems. Commitment to understanding one's own experiences and perspectives as well as the experiences and perspectives of diverse others in an effort to cultivate strong relationships and collaboration.