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Academic/Career Counselor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Undergraduate Programs and Advising, Paul College of Business and Economics


University of New Hampshire

Date Posted:

Feb 17 2021 4:51PM

Close Date:

Mar 7 2021

Position Description

Under the general supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Programs, advise undergraduate business students regarding academic and career planning, and to serve as a resource person on specific academic programs and policies.


Provide advising to all Paul College undergraduate students and to non-majors interested in Paul College programs. Work with students individually and in groups to assist them with academic and career planning. Assist students in developing individual educational plans for completing degree requirements. Advise students regarding graduate school planning when appropriate. Instruct students on the processes of registration, adding/dropping of courses, petitions, change of majors, repeated course forms, intent to graduate forms and other policies and procedures of the Paul College and the University of New Hampshire. Advise students regarding decisions about minors, study abroad, second majors, exchange programs and dual degrees. Assist with coordination of Rutman Women's Leadership Initiative and other special programs. Individually meet with students who have received warning letters from Paul College, or who have been placed on Academic Warning status for the semester. Advise these students regarding their status and its consequences to their educational plans and goals, Assist them in developing alternate plans, if needed. Advise students who have been excluded, suspended or dismissed, regarding their educational options. Help students who are in academic jeopardy to develop academic plans for improvement. Advise students at freshmen and transfer orientation programs. Help in planning and implementation of the orientations and preparing necessary materials.

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Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics creates a small college experience where professors know their students’ names, and also offers the vast and rich resources of a world-class Carnegie designated R1 (research very active) university. Paul College stands out as a leader in engaged and experiential learning. Paul College thinks in terms of the entire student academic career, one that includes those social and professional experiences that serve as a launch pad for what happens after graduation. Rather than thinking of the social, academic and professional aspects of college life distinct and separate, our programs are designed to create points of intersection, capable of creating a robust and comprehensive experience. Outstanding student support services ensure that students are positioned to take advantage of the opportunities while in college and are well-prepared to forge meaningful lives and successful careers.

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Tamara Rury, Director of Undergraduate Programs,


Required Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related student service area.
2. Two years of experience in academic counseling, post-secondary career planning and placement, or related experience.
3. Strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques.

Preferred Qualifications