Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Student Success & Academic Advisement


Lincoln College

Date Posted:

Feb 17 2022 9:58AM

Close Date:

Jul 15 2022

Position Description

Under general direction, the Academic Advisor is responsible for managing an assigned caseload of students (approximately 200) throughout the academic year; provides academic information and support to students during the registration process; explores various major and career options and works aggressively to improve the academic performance and retention of Lincoln College students.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Provide academic advising to prospective, new, and returning students, individually or in groups, about Lincoln College policies, programs of study, and degree options.
2. Proactively seek out assigned advisees making certain to meet in person with advisees several times throughout each semester.
3. Proactively seek to engage with advisees outside of the Academic Advising Office.
4. Provide students with information about alternatives and possible consequences of academic decisions.
5. Complete and document all necessary Academic Advising forms in a file for each advisee.
6. Maintain current knowledge of all Lincoln College degree programs.
7. Work closely with staff offices across campus to connect students to academic, financial, and personal support.
8. Complete other advising duties as requested such as tracking retention, authorizing add/drops, and conducting degree audits.
9. Keep advising statistics, work schedule and other reporting documents up-to-date.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Process

For full consideration, please visit to complete the online application.

Institution Information

Lincoln College is a private, independent liberal arts institution offering associate, bachelor, and graduate degree options in multiple formats. Our students excel with the personalized curriculum and hands-on learning experiences.

Additional Information

Lincoln College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Contact Information

Jacob Harnacke Director of Student Success & Academic Advisement Lincoln College


Required Qualifications

1. Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact and communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff with regard to Lincoln College policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards.
2. Must be results-oriented and able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple activities.
3. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, prioritize work flow, work well with minimum supervision, and accept responsibility for total task completion.
4. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in academic advisement and/or a related field of higher education.