Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Marshall School of Business Office of Undergraduate Advising & Student Affairs


University of Southern California

Date Posted:

May 24 2022 6:57PM

Close Date:

June 20 2022

Position Description

The USC Marshall School Of Business seeks a self-motivated, high energy, innovative professional to be the next Academic Advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs. The Office of Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs supports the education and development of undergraduate students in USC’s Marshall School of Business by providing a broad array of academic support, co-curricular programs and services including academic advisement, the Marshall First-Year Experience, the Marshall Transfer Success program, Marshall Academic Resources, student organizations, scholarships for continuing students, orientation, and commencement. The office serves an undergraduate population of nearly 5,000 students (majors and minors). Academic advisors help students understand degree requirements; create, clarify, and refine educational goals and plans; explore curricular and co-curricular opportunities; select majors, minors, and study abroad experiences; understand academic policies and procedures; connect with faculty members and university resources; address concerns and challenges both inside and outside the classroom that impact academic success; determine academic goals and develop meaningful educational plans. Advisors work closely with other departments and offices to ensure students are effectively served, and may be responsible for coordinating co-curricular or other academic support programs.


Responsibilities and Duties
Provide academic counseling for undergraduate students. Advise on matters of curriculum, course and degree requirements, transfer credit evaluation, and graduation counseling and clearance. Monitor student progress, maintain academic unit student records, and assist with petition applications. Advise students on an individual and group basis as part of assigned student program and services. May meet with parents to provide information and facilitate problem resolution. Evaluate student problems (academic, administrative or personal) and refer students to appropriate student support services. Liaise with other offices on behalf of students to facilitate problem resolution. Interface with faculty, administrators, and students regarding policies and student academic progress. Maintain currency on policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to registration, transfer credit evaluation, course and degree requirements, graduation requirements, petitions, and other student services. Participate in the development and implementation of program policies and procedures such as grading policies, academic progress, and mandatory student advising. Assess targeted student or group needs and recommend programs or services. Assist in the design and delivery of student programs, services and special events. Assist in planning and coordinating student events and co- curricular programs including commencement, new student welcome, orientation, academic information sessions, and award ceremonies. Interface with faculty and staff to exchange and update information or to enlist support for program services, e.g., guest speaking engagements and faculty advisor programs. Assist in planning and administering special programs such as faculty advisor programs, peer tutorial or advisor groups, and honors groups. Provide leadership, guidance and supervision to student workers, volunteers and/or graduate assistants. Assist them in developing skills through the planning and coordination of services and activities. Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Application Process

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Institution Information

The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies. USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace. USC Marshall is interested in receiving applications from individuals who enhance the diversity of its workforce. For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business, visit:

Additional Information

Please feel free to email Katrina Miranda: if you have any questions.

Contact Information

Katrina Miranda:


Required Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 1 year Minimum
Field of Expertise: Student program or services experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Master's degree
Preferred Experience: 3 years Preferred
Field of Expertise: Academic Advising